PHPA Operations Deputy Director (Administrative Program Manager III)

Baltimore, Maryland
$77,204.00 - $119,591.00/year
Mar 29, 2023
May 03, 2023
Full Time


This position serves as the Deputy Director within the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) Operations Unit.  The position supports the Administration’s Operations Director and is responsible for maintaining  the State of Maryland’s procurement integrity and ensuring the efficiency, accuracy and transparency of the Administration’s processes. The position is responsible for managing and overseeing PHPA’s portfolio of state and federal-funded grants, purchases, and contracts and can independently identify and resolve process gaps and issues. Additionally, this position provides technical support for programs and PHPA leadership on procurement processes, and facilities operations.  The position directly supervises one Administrator position. 


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least six (6) years of professional public sector procurement, or private sector contracting experience, which included activities such as soliciting, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts, advertising procurement opportunities, distributing specifications to vendors, coordinating bidder evaluation committees, conducting vendor debriefings, monitoring contract performance, eProcurement management, professional certification or procurement business operations, including at least two (2) years of supervisory or managerial experience.




1. Candidates may substitute one year of experience in ensuring appropriate and consistent enterprise-wide interpretation of and compliance with enterprise level procurement laws, regulations, policies and procedures for the required education. 


2. Candidates may substitute certification as a Certified Public Manager from the National Association of Purchasing Management; Certified Professional Contracts Manager from the National Contract Management Association; Certified Public Purchasing Officer or Certified Professional Public Buyer from the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. or National Association of State Purchasing Officers) for the required education. 


3. Candidates may substitute professional contract management experience or professional procurement experience, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education. 


All resumes must be submitted online by April 21, 2023, at 11:59:00 PM.

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