Requisition No: 793792
Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: PURCHASING SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR - SES - 43001081 (WORKING TITLE: IT PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR)
Position Number: 43001081
Salary: $70,000.00 to $85,000.00
Posting Closing Date: 03/05/2023
*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****
POSITION TITLE: PURCHASING SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR -SES
WORKING TITLE: IT PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR
DIVISION: OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BUREAU: ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Economics, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related majors and two (2) years of procurement experience; OR a high school diploma or equivalent and six (6) years of procurement experience; OR a Juris Doctor (JD) degree is required. Professional work experience can quality on a year-by-year basis in place of the required education. College coursework will be considered the equivalent of experience at the rate of thirty (30) semester or forty-five (45) quarter hours on a year for year basis.
- Five (5) years of experience in sourcing and procurement of IT products and services.
- Three (3) years of IT contract negotiation experience.
The salary range for this position is $70,000.00 to $85,000.00 annually.
This position may be required to occasionally perform duties other than those listed on the position description.
This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment.
Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.
Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification, or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to identify and correct problems
- Ability to motivate, develop and direct staff
- Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to a professional audience as well as to subordinate employees
- Knowledge of personnel policies and practices
- Knowledge of mathematics and accounting principles and practices
- Knowledge of Chapter 287, Florida Statutes and Chapter 60A, Florida Administrative Code
- Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis
- Knowledge of basic management principles and practices
- Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document workflow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices
- Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials
- Ability to conduct fact-finding research
- Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques
- Ability to work independently
- Skill to effectively negotiate complex IT contracts
- Knowledge of information technology environments and systems
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
As the IT Procurement Director, you will be asked to take a consultative approach to develop and drive best practices for handling complex technology vendor implementation and negotiations. Internally, you will collaborate with IT Service Leads to understand their business needs, develop, and execute plans while following the sourcing process. Externally, you will work with technology vendors to initiate the procurement processes in acquiring complex IT goods and services with a focus on reducing costs while achieving organizational objectives.
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
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.