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Trainee Under-Fill B - Procurement Analyst, Lead

ID: 2071
Title: Trainee Under-Fill B - Procurement Analyst, Lead
Working Title: Procurement Analyst, Lead
Specialized Field: Procurement
Classified or Exempt: Classified
Department Vacancy: Purchasing
Division: BCC:Purchasing
Work Site: Pinellas County - Annex Building
400 S. Fort Harrison Ave - 6th FL
Clearwater, FL 33756
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Post Date: 1/3/18
Close Date: 1/21/18
# of Openings: 1
Pay Grade: CL18
Pay Range: $47,860.00 - $76, 876.00

Description

ONLY PINELLAS COUNTY UNIFIED PERSONNEL SYSTEM PERMANENT & PROBATIONARY CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY

 

This is Trainee-level or higher work.  An incumbent in this classification will be assigned lower level duties consistent with the Procurement Analyst, Lead classification in a training and developmental capacity.  The incumbent will be trained to perform as an expert in a leadership role on extremely complex initiatives to procure commodities, services, equipment and supplies for Pinellas County's major high dollar procurements.  Tasks require advanced competency and working knowledge of local, state and national procurement methodologies and technologies necessary to keep up with current and future market trends related to request for proposals and negotiations.  Incumbent performs complex negotiation, leadership and facilitates major procurement activities.  The incumbent interacts professionally while maintaining effective working relationships with superiors, coworkers, company representatives and government officials.  The incumbent may be responsible for Consultant's Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA) procurements and other programs or projects as assigned that may include the Purchasing Card Program.  The incumbent guides and assists others and trains, leads, and facilitates groups and individuals in difficult interactions among stakeholders, especially in major procurement negotiations.  Incumbent leads teams in county-wide strategic sourcing initiatives and takes responsibility for requests for procurement (RFP) development, managing the RFP process, negotiation, and award of contracts.  Incumbent implements rules, regulations and policies with a high degree of professionalism and works independently taking a proactive approach from the initial customer request throughout the procurement process.  The incumbent may be assigned staff supervisory responsibility.  The position reports to a senior management official, supervisor or designee.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • 6 years purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience; or
  • Associate's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, public administration, or related field and 4 years’ purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience; or
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, public administration, or related field and 2 years’ purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience; or
  • Master’s or higher-level degree in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, public administration, or related field and 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

Illustrative Tasks (These are examples and are not all inclusive.)

  • Administers and assists more senior managers in determining department strategic operating plans, practices; may interpret and manage CCNA procurement, negotiations and contract administration including sourcing activities, the sourcing process and methodology ensuring CCNA compliance to maximize buying power and minimize inefficiencies.
  • Manages and facilitates CCNA evaluation meetings and oversight as well as manage CCNA evaluator training to maintain a ready pool of trained evaluators and subject matter experts.
  • Interprets regulations and requirements to provide management strategic analysis and business solutions to procurement related acquisition planning and business operations problems.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of advanced purchasing procedures and methods and general laws, rules, and regulations governing the purchase of commodities and services including construction, CCNA professional services, complex acquisitions, and project management.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of commodity groups and vendors providing commercial materials, supplies, equipment and services.
  • Skill in developing solutions to complex procurements and financial or business negotiations.
  • Ability to administer and lead others in Consultant's Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA) compliance.
  • Ability to apply general office and procurement related computer applications and software.
  • Ability to communicate and present program information to all levels of staff and management and conduct public meetings across multiple audiences including elected officials.
  • Ability to interpret and manage a large portfolio of complex sensitive high profile contract negotiations.
  • Ability to maintain positive relations between elected officials, associates, vendors, suppliers, members of the public, business associates and others.
  • Ability to train, guide, direct, evaluate, and supervise performance of individuals, staff and provider business organizations.

Below is a preview of the supplemental questions you will have to answer during the application process.

Supplemental Preview: Are you currently a permanent or probationary classified employee of the Unified Personnel System?
No
Yes


Of the following, which statement matches your education and experience?

1 = I possess at least 6 years purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience.

2 = I possess an Associate's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, public administration, or related field and at least 4 years purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience.

3 = I possess a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, public administration, and at least 2 purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience.

4 = I possess Master’s or higher level degree in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, public administration, and purchasing, procurement and acquisition experience that includes 2 years’ experience in high volume, major, and complex acquisition matters that includes 1 year of formal leadership, supervisor or manager experience.

5 = None of the above.



Of the following, which do you possess?

Commercial Driver's License Class A
Commercial Driver's License Class B
Commercial Driver's License Class C
Noncommercial Driver's License Class E (Regular Driver's License)
I do not possess a valid Florida Driver's License
I possess a valid Driver's License issued by another state


Have you received three (3) or more moving violation convictions in the last three (3) years?
Yes
No

Have you received two (2) or more reckless driving convictions in the past three (3) years?
Yes
No

Has your driver’s license, certification, designation or any similar qualification been suspended or revoked in the last three (3) years?
Yes
No

If yes, please indicate the reason why your driver’s license, certification, designation or any similar qualification was suspended or revoked? Otherwise, type N/A.

Has your driver’s license been suspended for refusing to take a test to show if you were driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the last four (4) years?
Yes
No

Has your driver’s license been revoked for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the last four (4) years?
Yes
No

Is your driving privilege restricted to employment or business purposes only (Florida Driver’s License Restriction C or D)?
Yes
No

Are you required to have an ignition interlock device installed in order to operate a vehicle (Florida Driver’s License Restriction P)?
Yes
No

How many months or years of hands on work experience do you possess participating in pre-commencement and pre-construction meetings with county departments and other stakeholders to provide contractual advice and interpretation of policies and procedures?

No experience
1-11 months
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-4 years
4-5 years
5-6 years
6-7 years
7-8 years
8-9 years
9-over 10 years

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.


How many months or years of hands on work experience do you possess conducting negotiations with suppliers to establish fee schedules and contract prices that are consistent with prevailing market conditions?

No experience
1-11 months
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-4 years
4-5 years
5-6 years
6-7 years
7-8 years
8-9 years
9-over 10 years

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.


How many months or years of hands on work experience do you possess processing purchasing-related information (such as, bid documents, tabulations, requisitions, purchase orders, electronic documentation, product specifications, statements of work, performance terms, contracts) for the purpose of updating and distributing information, authorizing for action and/or complying with established procurement practices?

No experience
1-11 months
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-4 years
4-5 years
5-6 years
6-7 years
7-8 years
8-9 years
9-over 10 years

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.


How many months or years of hands on work experience do you possess defining, advertising, evaluating proposals, and negotiating as well as leading others taking leadership responsibility for highly visible, controversial, contested, and very complex acquisitions and projects?

No experience
1-11 months
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-4 years
4-5 years
5-6 years
6-7 years
7-8 years
8-9 years
9-over 10 years

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.


How many months or years of hands on work experience do you possess administering contracts and providing contractual advice and interpretation of policies and procedures to include contract modification or required change and performing needs assessments?

No experience
1-11 months
1-2 years
2-3 years
3-4 years
4-5 years
5-6 years
6-7 years
7-8 years
8-9 years
9-over 10 years

Describe/explain your experience in this area. Include examples of your work in this area. Please indicate when (dates) and where (employer) you obtained the experience. If you don’t have this type of experience, type N/A.

EOE/AA/ADA/DFW/VP

 

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.

Ciertos miembros del servicio y veteranos, sus esposas/os, y sus familiares reciben preferencia y prioridad en el empleo  con  el gobierno y se les recomienda que apliquen para los puestos.

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