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The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) State Procurement Administrator is responsible for providing guidance to staff and agency procurement personnel on the state

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Provides guidance to staff and agency procurement personnel on proper methods of procurement in accordance with the state procurement law, rules, policies, and practices. Meets with legislative, state, and agency leaders providing expert guidance on the execution of the state procurement processes as required. Sets the goals and objectives for the Office of State Procurement and ensures their execution. Resolves contract and breach of contract controversies, suspension and debarment issues, and oversees negotiations with vendors on terms, conditions, pricing, and vendor performance in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of organizational management and supervisory practices. Knowledge of state and federal procurement laws, rules, and regulations. Ability to communicate procurement law, rules, policies, and practices to legislative members, state government leaders, and agency senior and procurement staff. Ability to review and analyze vendor and agency issues as they pertain to the procurement process and recommend proper course of action to meet goals and objectives. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of state government, vendors, and manufacturers. Ability to accomplish agency mission, goals, and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance or a related field; plus nine years of progressively more responsible procurement experience in the public or private sector, including five years in a managerial capacity.

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