SC Department of Public Safety Procurement Manager II / 60018599 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This position is on the Sourcing Team within the Division of Procurement Services (DPS).

Develops solicitations prior to posting to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures and the guidelines of the Consolidated Procurement Code, regulations. Develops and reviews solicitation documents including scope, instructions to offerors, technical, and functional specifications/statements of work, qualifications, award criteria, terms and conditions, bidding schedules and all necessary attachments. Works with the end user and other procurement managers, applying knowledge of procurement practices, and conducting market analysis. Performs delegation reviews of agency solicitations as assigned.

Evaluates responses to procurements to ensure that offers are responsive and responsible. Awards contracts appropriately based on source selection method, ensuring that awards are in compliance with SC Procurement Code and MMO policy. When using a panel to evaluate offers, instructs and guides the panel through the procurement process by managing discussion and providing appropriate tools and information to facilitate the process. Consolidates individual panel member evaluations and provides proper documentation for award determination. Negotiates terms and drafts final contract documents. Assists other procurement managers with complex procurements as directed by management.

Provide on-going contract administration by working with customers and/or end users, and other procurement staff to ensure that contractor fully performs their contractual obligations. Resolves issues by working with all parties (contractors and end-users) to clarify requirements and resolve misunderstandings. Determines need to escalate issues and keeps management informed on sensitive issues or issues that may result in termination.

Serve as a consultant to using governmental entities and procurement staff by assisting and providing guidance with purchasing methods, sources of supply, policies and procedures, negotiations, and compliance with SC Consolidated Procurement Code. Works with contractors and other vendors to maintain current information on products and services, business standards and practices, and market conditions.

Must serve as a lead ESF7 representative whenever Emergency Operations Center is activated. Overnight travel may be required on occasion.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor's degree and experience in procurement and contract management or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources regulations. A valid driver's license for statewide and other travel as required.

Preferred Qualifications

CPPB or CPPO preferred. Two (2) years of experience in government procurement or other purchasing experience. Experience with the South Carolina Enterprise Information System (SCEIS) and Microsoft Office Suite programs.

Additional Comments

The State Fiscal Accountability Authority is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, disability, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected category.

Salary: $48,622.00 - $89,956.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 83501

Closing: Continuous

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please apply online.

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: AC40

Position Number: 60018599

Pay Band: Band 7

Hiring Range - Min.: $48,622.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $69,289.00

Opening Date: 11/05/2018

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency: State of South Carolina State Fiscal Accountability Authority

Address: 1201 Main Street, Suite 440 Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-737-0414