The Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Office of Procurement Services is seeking a highly experienced Deputy Chief Procurement Officer of Information Technology Procurement. The Enterprise Information Technology Contracting team assists state agencies with the procurement of IT related supplies and services through competitive selection and negotiated contracts.
This position will perform the following duties:
Directs & administers technology procurement and governance activities in the Office of Procurement Service.
Provides support and advice to the State CIO to define an enterprise IT contracting framework to lead opportunities to create lasting value through Ohio’s technology investment by ensuring contract vehicles (including, but not limited to, hardware, software, IT services and telecommunications) are available to support spend management while allowing for the right combination of efficiency, value and enforcement of policy.
Formulates policies & procedures for administration of central purchasing functions for state agencies, commissions & institutions.
Oversees implementation of policies & programs as mandated by legislature or as ordered by Director of the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) or immediate supervisor.
On behalf of DAS Director as delegated in writing, approves & signs contracts, release & permits & related procurement documents established by Office of Procurement Services for use by state agencies, departments, institutions, boards & commissions.
Develops goals & objectives for Office of Procurement Services & implements tactics to achieve goals & objectives.
Assists department with preparation of division budget, performance reports, studies on spending levels & purchasing practices.
Serves as liaison to business community & provides information on purchasing policies, procedures & related programs on behalf of Chief Procurement Officer, Deputy Director of General Services Division & Director.
Represents DAS at Ohio Emergency Management Agency during declared disasters, as delegated by Director of DAS, approves & signs contracts for purchases of supplies, materials, equipment, services & building leases to warehouse donated goods.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, public or business administration or field related to purchasing/procurement/sourcing including logistics, supply chain management, materials management, or other related field;
5 years experience in purchasing/procurement/sourcing activities that included 2 years in management or supervision of procurement activities.
Certified Manager (CPPO as issued by UPPCC or CPM as issued by ISM-NAPM).
Experienced in writing solicitation requirements; evaluating best value; and negotiating selected solutions as a result of a Request for Proposal or other similar type of competitive selection.
Experienced in leading and directing teams.
Must obtain certified public purchasing officer (CPPO) certification or Certified Ohio Procurement Manager (COPM) within one (1) year of eligibility, or within six (6) years of accepting position, whichever comes first.
CPPO and COPM certification must be maintained through recertification every five (5) years as required by the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council for the CPPO, and the Ohio Public Procurement Certification Council for the COPM.
Failure to obtain or maintain certification is cause for removal. Upon receipt of certification, authorized to sign contracts, bid/RFP addenda & contract amendments release & permits & any other documents & correspondence as delegated by Director of Administrative Services.
Internal Number: 20005679
About State of Ohio, Office of Procurement Services
The Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS), led by Matthew M. Damschroder, is committed to providing quality centralized services, specialized support and innovative solutions to state agencies, boards and commissions as well as local governments and state universities.
We have more than 40 program areas serving our Ohio government customers, who in turn directly serve the interests of Ohio citizens. We help procure goods and services, deliver information technology and mail, recruit and train personnel, promote equal access to the state workforce, lease and manage office space, process payroll, print publications and perform a variety of other services.
To provide these services, DAS is organized into the divisions of Equal Opportunity, General Services and Human Resources as well as the Office of Collective Bargaining and Office of Information Technology.
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