Contracting & Acquisitions Agent III, Oklahoma

Created 10/18/2020
Reference 381524
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Salary Up to $48,000 based on education and experience.
Introduction
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Contracting & Acquisitions Agent III position. This is a classified position (PIN#34002258) located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $48,000 based on education and experience.

Position Description
The primary purpose of these positions are to review of requisitions and contract transmittals submitted by other OSDH divisions, review of specifications, development of contracts and competitive bid documents, management of the competitive bidding process, award of contracts and purchase orders, and administration of contracts and purchase orders, including responsibility for the contract file of record, processing renewals and change orders, maintaining encumbrances, and closing contract files.

Position is required to obtain and maintain Certified Procurement Officer (CPO) certification.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Contracting and Acquisitions Agent job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others.

Level III
This is the specialist level of this job family where employees are assigned independent responsibilities involving the acquisition of goods and services for an institution or agency. This may include responsibility for completing all related actions concerning competitive bidding or negotiation; for evaluation of proposals; for analyses of products; for disapproval or termination of contracts; and for insuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements concerning contracting and purchasing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years technical clerical work PLUS two years of experience involving contracting and purchasing; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience PLUS two years of experience involving contracting and purchasing .

NOTE: Experience should include the following procedures: sending out invitations to bid and making telephone bids, evaluating bids or telephone price quotes, awarding contracts and/or issuing purchase orders, working with users and understanding their needs and requirements and assuming the responsibility for the correct evaluation and determination of bids and proposals.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.
Persons appointed to positions within some agencies must possess or obtain certification as a Certified Procurement Officer (CPO) no later than eleven months from the date of appointment.
Some positions within some agencies may require certification as a Certified Procurement Officer (CPO).

NOTES REQUIREMENTS:
Position is required to obtain and maintain Certified Procurement Officer (CPO) certification.

If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59:00 PM
Employer Oklahoma State Department of Health

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