Contract Management Specialist 3 - Grade 27

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 97 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Contract Management Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Contract Management Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Contract Management Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Contract Management Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Contract Management Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Contract Management Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830
Contract Management Specialist 4 64 $123,793 $156,224

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

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Job Duties

As a Contract Management Specialist 3, you would manage a contract management or contract procurement team to oversee the administration of a wide variety of contracts and contract related activities. You would also supervise Contract Management Specialists 2 in the review of complicated contracts and purchases, Requests for Proposals, Invitation for Bids, Sole/Single Source Procurements and other related financial documents. Illustrative duties might include: direct staff and oversee the submission of procurement documents to the State?s control agencies for final review and approval; oversee the development and maintenance of systems to monitor all contracts for compliance with contract terms and conditions, federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and payment criteria; resolve the more complex and difficult complaints and conflicts regarding contract execution, development, amendments, and fiscal cost reports; develop and implement training programs on procurement procedures and guidelines; and oversee the analysis, goal setting activities, and utilization tracking of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) goals.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A. Contract Management Specialist 2, DHSES Program Administrator 2, DHSES Program Administrator 3, Supervising Budgeting Analyst, or Assistant Director Financial Administration 1;

Or B. Senior Purchasing Agent, Business Officer 2, or Business Officer 3.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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