Contract Management Specialist 4 - Grade 64

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 18 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 4, you would function as a director or assistant director of an agency's contract management program or manage at least two functional areas that include multiple contract management or contract procurement teams. You would also supervise Contract Management Specialists 3 in the administration of a wide variety of contracts and contract related activities. Illustrative duties might include: oversee and review the development of procurement policies and procedures; plan and budget for contracting and related program activities for the agency; resolve the most complex and difficult complaints and conflicts regarding contract execution, development, amendments, and fiscal cost reports; direct the development and implementation of training programs on procurement procedures and guidelines; represent the agency on statewide committees or inter-agency workgroups related to procurement or contracting; and oversee and review the procedures for the analysis, goal setting activities, and utilization tracking of Minority and Woman-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 3 or Assistant Director Financial Administration 3;

Or B. Procurement Manager 1, Business Officer 4, or Assistant Director Financial Administration 2.

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

This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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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