Procurement Manager I / 61015669

State of South Carolina

Job title: Procurement Manager I / 61015669

Company: State of South Carolina

Job description: Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina’s children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Procurement Manager requires considerable individual discretion in making procurement decisions based on established policies and regulations while executing complex procurements involving a wide variety of goods and services for the Department of Social Services
  • Manages the user requirements process for solicitation: a). Assists and advises users with the development of contract scope of work, program specific terms and conditions, and measurable deliverables and outcomes. b). Serves as the contracts development and management expert for program staff. Guide program areas step by step through the acquisition process. c). Serves as a liaison with the Division of Procurement Services State Office.
  • Manages the execution of agency and Division of Procurement Services contracts: a). Develops all solicitations based on agency certification level and determine if applicable special clauses are necessary, meeting all advertising requirements, issuing amendments as necessary, conducting pre-bid meetings as required. Evaluates bids and proposals to determine if they are responsive to the solicitation. Determines bidder responsibility and selects proper bid/proposal award. b). Coordinates with State Division of Procurement Services with solicitations over the agency purchasing allowance. c). Ensures solicitations are SCEIS formatted and posted so all the appropriate vendors will be notified. d). Ensures agency time frames for solicitations and contract awards are met.
  • Reviews contract Performance: a). Coordinates with users for regular review of vendor performance and reporting. b). Manages contract remediation if needed for contract performance issues.
  • Assists with contract writing training and agency procurement policy updates as needed. a). Provides agency training as needed on contract development and source selection methods. Review and update department processes that correlate with laws and regulations.
  • Performs Red Cross Shelter Duty or other emergency shelter duty or services as directed.

Agency Requirements: A High School Diploma and seven (7) or more years of direct experience in procurement and contracts.

An Associates Degree and five (5) or more years of direct experience in procurement and contracts.

A Bachelor’s Degree and experience in procurement and contracts.This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. “See Resume” is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.

Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must have good vision, manual dexterity for writing, and using a computer. Ability to hear and comprehend verbal communications, speak clearly and concisely, comprehend written material. Overnight travel may be involved.

If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.

DIVISION: Procurement and Contracts / Richland County

Expected salary: $43030 – 79616 per year

Location: Richland County, SC

Job date: Mon, 22 May 2023 03:53:53 GMT

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