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75 New Scotland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as a Contract Management Specialist, Grade 18, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law into the Contract Management Specialist 1 or Contract Management Specialist Trainee level.
Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law that possess a Bachelor’s degree will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your eligibility letter with your response.
Candidates with the score of 100 or higher on the current 2017 PCO eligible list and are eligible for appointment are encouraged to apply.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill two Contract Management Specialist 1/Contract Management Specialist Trainee positions in the Office of Financial Management, Consolidated Business Office (CBO). The Consolidated Business Office is responsible for consolidated cash management, purchasing, vouchering, contract and payroll services for 24 OMH psychiatric facilities, Cook Chill Production Center and Central Office. Under the direction of higher level managers, the incumbent will negotiate, develop, prepare, review, implement, process, and track: Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Invitation for BIDs (IFBs), Sole/Single/Preferred source procurements, Contract Amendments and Addendums. The incumbent may also supervise clerical and/or paraprofessional staff. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Review, prepare and approve procurement requests submitted to the unit by OMH Central Office Bureaus and Statewide Facilities.
Ensure that all procurements conform to OMH policies and state procurement guidelines/finance law.
Identify and solicit available Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) vendors from the MWBE Directory.
Develop contracts, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Project Definitions, Invitations for Bids (IFBs) and other related documents.
Provide MWBE vendors with solicitation proposals (IFBs and RFPs).
Determine MWBE Goals when soliciting services and educate bidders on MWBE requirements
Evaluate MWBE Utilization Plans and Requests for Goal Waivers and determine if a “good faith effort” was established by a potential contractor.
Participate in the development of work plans and solicitation documents.
Monitor vendors’ compliance with the MWBE program during the contract period.
Gather MWBE expenditure data and provide quarterly reports to the Empire State Development Corporation.
Work with State control agencies to obtain approval of procurements.
Attend meetings and conferences as needed.
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44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to email@example.com. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #46249 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.