Procurement Manager I

  • Company: SC State Fiscal Accountability Authority
  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina 29201 United States
  • Salary: $40,759 to $58,086
  • Date Posted: March 29, 2021
  • Closing Date: April 19, 2021


This position is located within the Procurement Services Division - Sourcing Team. Incumbent will develop solicitations for governmental units for the acquisition of goods, services, or information technology at the most advantageous value within the guidelines of the Consolidated Procurement Code, regulations, and operating procedures. Develops solicitation documents including scope, instructions to offerors, technical and functional specifications/statements of work, qualifications, award criteria, terms and conditions, bidding schedules and all necessary attachments according to MMO policy by working with the end user, applying knowledge of procurement practices, and conducting market analysis.


Evaluates responses to procurements to ensure that offers are responsive and responsible. Awards contracts appropriately based on source selection method, ensuring that awards are in compliance with SC Procurement Code and MMO policy. When using a panel to evaluate offers, instructs and guides the panel through the procurement process by managing discussion and providing appropriate tools and information to facilitate the process. Consolidates individual panel member evaluations and provides proper documentation for award determination. Negotiates terms and drafts final contract documents. Provides on-going contract administration by working with customers and/or end users to ensure that contractor fully performs their contractual obligations. Resolves issues by working with all parties (contractors and end-users) to clarify requirements and resolve misunderstandings. Determines the need to escalate issues and keeps management informed on sensitive issues or issues that may result in contract termination. Serves as a consultant to using governmental entities by assisting and providing guidance with purchasing methods, sources of supply, policies and procedures, negotiations, and compliance with SC Consolidated Procurement Code. Works with contractors and other vendors to maintain current information on products and services, business standards and practices, and market conditions. Must serve as an ESF7 representative whenever the Emergency Operations Center is activated. Minimum and Additional Requirements A Bachelor's degree and experience in procurement and contracts or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources regulations. Preferred Qualifications CPPB preferred. Two (2) years of experience is in processing formal competitive sealed procurements. Good communication skills (written and oral), ability to organize and manage large projects, ability to analyze and evaluate situations and apply knowledge and experience as appropriate. Ability to make public presentations. Knowledge of mediation or conflict resolution practices. Additional Comments The State Fiscal Accountability Authority is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, disability, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected category.

Application Process

Contact Info

Name: Johanne Sullivan
Phone: 803-737-3416
Closing Date: April 19, 2021