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Title:  IT Contract and Procurement Analyst II

Application Deadline Date:  01/31/2023
Req ID:  46123
Department:  Digital Services Agency
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42

Overview

The State Of Vermont is looking for an IT Contract and Procurement Analyst.  In this position you will upload invoices, packing slips and backup documentation to be processed for payment in a timely manner.  This position manages Purchase Orders generated from Software/Hardware orders. Duties are performed under the general direction of an administrative superior, while exercising significant judgment. You'll also manage the State's Hardware and Networking inventory from start to finish including ordering, receiving, and deploying orders to State employees. 

 

Responsibilities may include the following: 

  • Purchasing IT software and hardware for State Agencies and Departments as requested. Confirming correct documentation and paperwork are provided for each software/hardware request, generating purchasing orders and sending them to vendors for processing, working with State Agencies and Departments on their purchasing needs, and communicating with State Agencies and Departments as well as external vendors should questions arise on orders placed.
  • Receiving & deploying IT hardware inventory from the Agency of Digital Services (ADS) Inventory Room currently located at National Life. 
  • Maintaining and auditing the ADS Inventory Management Tool by capturing Desktop and Networking equipment order information such as date purchased, purchase order number, item description, quantity, unit price, and serial numbers (when applicable) into an Inventory Management Tool. Capturing customer order information for deployments such as customer name and billing information.  Performing routine audits to ensure accuracy is maintained. The updating and managing of the Inventory Management Tool requires extreme attention to detail. 
  • Monitor stock inventory levels to ensure availability as required.
  • Performs related duties as required and assigned.
  • Ability to act in a collaborative and customer service driven environment is mandatory.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Considerable knowledge of public sector bid and contract requirements and procedures, including Administrative Bulletin 3.5 and all relevant procurement related statutes.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of contract administration.
  • Knowledge of IT project practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of core IT terminology and system and software platforms.
  • Ability to prepare and present technical information clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of vendors 
  • and State staff involved in IT procurement.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

Who May Apply

This position, IT Contract and Procurement Analyst II (Job Requisition #46123), is open to all State employees and external applicants.


If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kristy.Pirie@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed largely in a standard office setting. Considerable interaction with a variety of agency and department staff, including leadership, program managers and IT professionals is required. Ability to act in a collaborative and customer service driven environment is mandatory.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with college-level coursework that includes 15 computer science credits AND one (1) year or more at or above a technical or professional level in purchasing, procurement, or contract administration.

OR

High School diploma or equivalent AND three (3) years or more at or above a technical or professional level in purchasing, procurement, or contract administration.

OR

One (1) year or more of experience as an IT Contract & Procurement Analyst I for the State of Vermont, or the equivalent position in state, local, or federal government.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a role which administers government contractual arrangements centered on information technology

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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