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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:00 PM

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Job Description
Employment Works Procurement Program Manager
Position Objective: Manage operational activities related to Maryland Works coordination of the Maryland State Employment Works Program (EWP) in a manner that ensures:
:Provision and expansion of employment, career advancement, integrated job placement, and business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities
:Provision and expansion of high quality goods and services to state and local government units at a fair market price
:The ongoing capacity of EWP vendors to advance opportunities for people with disabilities while delivering high quality goods and services to government and private customers; including enhancing that capacity and expanding the number of vendors.
Essential Functions:
:Develop, recommend, and manage effective departmental goals, objectives, operating policies, procedures, and work plans
:Supervise and mentor EWP staff, ensuring accountability while advancing a supportive and motivating work environment
:Manage weekly progress and status meetings of EWP staff
:Prepare EWP staff for Pricing and Selection Committee (P and SC) meetings
:Review and approve time sheets and expense reports of EWP staff, subject to administrative review
:Oversee all phases of procurement processing, management, vendor selection, research and fair market price analysis
:Develop and propose departmental operating budget, ensure effective financial controls are in place, and provide financial forecasts
:Manage Program to meet or exceed budgetary goals
:Oversee all aspects of vendor support, including training and orientation, communication systems, technical and programmatic assistance, and networking opportunities
:Serve as primary liaison to the State Pricing and Selection Committee (PSC) for the EWP, the EWP Advisory and Vendor Selection Committee, vendor management, state purchasers and end users, consultants working on EWP projects, and representatives of comparable programs in other states
:Monitor and analyze environmental trends (economic, political, social, etc.) with potential impact on the EWP and its beneficiaries and constituents
:Monitor Board of Public Works (BPW) agenda for EWP contracts and provide CEO with notice of relevant agenda items; provide background information and details that may be necessary for relevant BPW items
:Ensure adequate record keeping, content management, and contact database upkeep related to the EWP
Procurement Program Manager Qualifications
:Bachelors degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or related field (Masters degree preferred)
:Five years of experience in procurement and/or government program management
:Proven ability to manage and lead people with varied levels of experience, expertise and supervision needs
:Proven skills in managing projects of varied scope and complexity, including those outside of managers topic expertise
:Excellent written and verbal communication skill
:Strong financial analysis skills
:Strong people skills, including tactfulness and diplomacy in working with diverse customer and partner base
:Proven problem solving and work process efficiency improvement skills
:Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and database software

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About us
Maryland Works, Inc. is a statewide membership association that expands employment and business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Our members include non:profit community service organizations and individual workforce development professionals who specialize in creating workforce and economic opportunities for thousands of motivated and qualified Marylanders with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
OUR MISSION is to promote economic and workforce development strategies that assure full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
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