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AC30 - Procurement Manager I

Band 6  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs complex procurement activities for central state purchasing or directs procurement activities for a state agency or institution of higher learning.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Employee duties within this class require considerable individual discretion in making complex procurement decisions based on established policies and dollar limits of the Budget and Control Board.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Supervises the complex procurement of goods and services.
Supervises other procurement personnel.
Plans and directs daily and long-range procurement operational functions.
Assists in the budgeting process for all supplies and equipment.
Directs the purchase, storage and inventory of materials.
Conducts prebid conferences and site visits.
Awards contracts to vendors.
Monitors contracts for compliance.
Formulates agency procurement policies and procedures.
Directs preparation of all required reports.
Researches all new and changed goods and services.
Establishes criteria for qualified pharmaceutical products and vendors in accordance with appropriate state laws.
Represents the pharmaceutical community in legal, budgetary and personnel matters relating to procurement activity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of rules, regulations and provisions of the Consolidated Procurement Code.
Knowledge of the quality of the materials being purchased.
Knowledge of procurement management, property management, inventory control and supply functions.
Knowledge of the suppliers of various goods and services.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical principles, practices, products and equipment.
Ability to identify and analyze factors related to the awarding of contracts.
Ability to train other personnel and supervise their work.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Manager Medical Procurement positions require licensure as a registered pharmacist by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and procurement experience. Some positions may require a bachelor's degree in pharmacy and professional experience in both pharmaceuticals and procurement.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and five years procurement experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for two years of the required work experience.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Frequent)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Must be ambidextrous.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)


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