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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III - 60072701

Date:Jul 12, 2018

Location:TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 40100

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III - 60072701

Position Number: 60072701

Salary: $47,500.00

Posting Closing Date: 07/18/2018

DESCRIPTION

The Office of Child Welfare is seeking a Procurement Manager for statewide contracts. This position provides highly specialized professional expertise by managing complex tasks related to the procurement of statewide contracts.

The individual selected will work collaboratively with child welfare program staff and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with federal requirements, Department CFOPs, Administrative Rule and Florida Statute.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performing procurement planning and serving as a liaison for anticipated procurement activities.

  • Preparing Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Invitations to Negotiate (ITN), Request for Proposals (RFP) and all other procurements as requested by the program areas, in accordance with Florida Statues and Department policy and procedures.

  • Assuming responsibility for all contact with Providers during the procurement process.

  • Maintaining a thorough working knowledge of Chapter 287, Florida Statues, Chapter 60A-1 of the Florida Administrative Code and all Department manuals and policies and procedures and proposed changes as appropriate.

Serving on evaluation and negotiation committees and providing technical assistance regarding

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position

DESCRIPTION

The Office of Child Welfare is seeking a Procurement Manager for statewide contracts. This position provides highly specialized professional expertise by managing complex tasks related to the procurement of statewide contracts.

The individual selected will work collaboratively with child welfare program staff and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with federal requirements, Department CFOPs, Administrative Rule and Florida Statute.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performing procurement planning and serving as a liaison for anticipated procurement activities.

  • Preparing Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Invitations to Negotiate (ITN), Request for Proposals (RFP) and all other procurements as requested by the program areas, in accordance with Florida Statues and Department policy and procedures.

  • Assuming responsibility for all contact with Providers during the procurement process.

  • Maintaining a thorough working knowledge of Chapter 287, Florida Statues, Chapter 60A-1 of the Florida Administrative Code and all Department manuals and policies and procedures and proposed changes as appropriate.

  • Serving on evaluation and negotiation committees and providing technical assistance regarding programmatic information as necessary.

  • Investigates, assesses, analyzes and makes recommendations to resolve issues and problems presented by administrators.

  • Consults with staff members to develop solutions for programmatic operational problems.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in procurement for a state or county government, or city municipality

  • Experience with MS Office Word and Excel

  • Ability to interact with diverse groups of technical and non-technical people

  • Ability to manage multiple and changing work requirements and competing priorities

  • Ability to work within a team environment as lead or member

  • Ability to motivate, guide, and mentor team members

  • Effective use of reading, writing, oral communications skills, presentation techniques, meeting mechanics, and team building techniques

Desired Work Experience

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • A FCCN certification

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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