Administrative Specialist III, Grade 23 (Contracts & Procurement)
Montgomery County Government - Rockville, MD

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This position within the Contracts Management Team (CMT) is responsible for the administrative management of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) procurement processes and the resulting contracts. Duties include working with multiple County departments to draft solicitations (RFPs, IRBs, etc), manage the solicitation process and draft, process and provide administrative management of the resulting contracts. The employee will serve as the contact person for the administration of contracts for the DHHS Children, Youth, and Family (CYF) service area while providing excellent customer service. The employee will provide recommendations, assistance with problem solving, and advice to program staff on the technical requirements for solicitations and for determining the appropriate method of services/goods acquisitions. The employee will also provide technical assistance and training on contract regulations and administrative management to CYF. The work includes the administrative management, tracking, and compilation of contract data for assigned contracts through the use of electronic data management systems throughout the life of the assigned contracts. Additional Employment Information
Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference . Minimum Qualifications

Experience :
Three (3) years of professional administrative experience in government procurement/contract administration.

Education :
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.

Equivalency :
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Preferred Criteria
Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.

Experience in developing and writing solicitations, contracts and amendments with moderate to complex scope requirements and performing budget and price analysis.
Experience with coordinating development of contract agreements with multiple departments/interests, leading negotiations and evaluating proposals
Experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously
Experience using public sector procurement regulations, policies and procedures
Experience providing customer service to multiple clients and experience working independently to problem-solve for clients
Experience in contracting for a variety of health and human service programs.
Experience working with various types of automated contract management systems and a wide variety of computer applications such as Excel, Word, Adobe, Power Point and Oracle e-business

If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed. Minimum Salary 51598 Maximum Salary 85463 Currency USD Amount of Travel Work At Home

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