Requisition No: 37778
Agency: Management Services
Working Title: CATEGORY MANAGER - 72003019
Position Number: 72003019
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000
Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2018
Category Manager - SES
State Purchasing, Bureau of IT & Special Projects
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Department of Management Services
This position is located in Tallahassee
The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government. The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.
Supervises the development, communication, and implementation of procurement strategy for assigned area.
Supervises the identification of target savings for assigned solicitations through demonstrated market research.
Supervises the development of solicitation documents based on specified sourcing strategies.
Supervises the development of negotiation strategies (where applicable) based on vendor response and market analysis to identify possible outcomes.
May serve as central point of contact for category customers and vendors.
Supervises staff and continually revisits performance and communicates issues and accolades. Stays current on all performance metrics assigned to each staff.
Utilizes computer skills to create, manage, analyze, and document sizable datasets and /or research information.
Participates in the identification, adoption, and implementation of best practices in the field of procurement.
Assists with procurement application projects as needed.
Develops and maintains professional knowledge of the procurement field and assigned areas and complies with the State Purchasing policies and procedures, procurement rules, and Florida Statutes in detail.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to influence senior purchasing and agency management.
Ability to strategically source using the 7-step procurement model.
Ability to analyze category of spend, market conditions and supplier base.
Moderately skilled at conducting financial/analytical analysis.
Knowledgeable about Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code and contract law.
Ability to interface with senior government management, customer/supplier executive management; public agency executives.
Integrity, Communication, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, Empowerment
This position requires repetitive motion and sedentary work.
Completion of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university and professional experience in procurement, contract management, project management or a related field. Relevant experience can substitute on a year for year basis for the college education.
Working knowledge of applicable statutes, rules, and policies that govern **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. procurements.
Experience in negotiations; public or private sector.
Florida Certified Contract Negotiator (FCCN), Project Management Professional (PMP), and/or Florida Certified Contract Manager (FCCM)
Experience using Ariba, MyFloridaMarketPlace or FLAIR
DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.
An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. 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 **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. supports a Drug-****, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.