Reference # 19-00747 Title IT Contracts Specialist
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Right to Hire
Experience Level Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date 18-11-2019 --- 30-11--0001
Manage Department-wide Technology Services' Request queue support (i.e., fulfill requests within authority; seek input from appropriate subject matter resources to drive request fulfillment; or escalate to leadership as appropriate). Maintain queue for visibility and regular reporting to Department partners.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of principles and practices of the IT sourcing and procurement life cycle IT vendor management methodologies.
- Knowledge of IT industry knowledge in the areas of hardware, software, services, and telecommunications.
- Skill in project management practices, technical writing and composition of complex issues and ideas.
- Skills in contract negotiations.
- Organizing, managing, coordinating and evaluating complex procurement and sourcing actions.
- Group facilitation and presentation skills.
- Complex problem solving, critical thinking and ability to manage conflict resolution.
- Excellent oral and written skills.
- Ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
- Lead in a fast pace environment.
- Learn department and state policy, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Take complex information and deliver informative presentations to diverse audiences.
- Multi-task and meet competing priorities and time frames.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Contractor must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Level One fingerprint clearance card that meets Client's requirements for a Level One card pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 41-1969.
- The preferred ideal candidate will have 3 years' experience implementing IT procurement and/or contracts.
- A Bachelor's degree in business, finance, public administration, computer science, law or related field.
- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired state employees.
- Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency's ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.