Project Manager with vendor management, training, certification and TX procurement experience

Job ID: TX-DIRITSAC201802 (911690828)

Project Manager with vendor management, training, certification and TX procurement experience

Location: Austin TX (DIR)
Duration: 12 months

Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
5 Experience managing projects, including the use of tools to track and report schedule, resources and status
3 Experience developing competitive solicitations, preferably for information technology services
3 Experience planning, organizing and directing the work of others
Education Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent

Years Skills/Experience
3 State of Texas procurement project experience (IT projects greater than $1M)

The Worker will serve as Procurement Lead and/or Project Manager for large scope IT services procurements, including the Data Center Services procurement, using prescribed processes to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and control the procurement project. Selection of a Worker for this role may preclude a Vendor from receiving an award for any procurement assigned to the Worker. The selected candidate(s) will work under the direction of Department of Information Resources’ Chief Procurement Office management.

• Coordinating the development of solicitation documents;
• Reviewing and approving of internal procurement deliverables;
• Coordinating project communications including scheduling and conducting meetings;
• Developing and managing the procurement schedule and resources;
• Providing project status;
• Supervising and collaborating with other Vendors involved in the procurement process;
• Overseeing the procurement process which includes tasks such as requirements gathering; developing and refining the statement of work and evaluation criteria; evaluating vendor responses; coordinating and participating in vendor discussions/negotiations; and conducting a Request for Revised Offer (RFRO));
• Awarding the contract.

• Ability to clearly and concisely communicate both verbally and in writing;
• Ability to work independently and as part of a large team;
• Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet required deadlines;
• Current knowledge of Texas procurement laws, regulations, rules, policies, and procedures;
• Knowledge of the Department of Information Resources, including knowledge of DIR procurement processes and procedures;
• Understanding of the DCS contract and environment;
• Project Management experience, training, and/or certification;
• Contract Management experience, training, and/or certification; and
• Purchasing and procurement experience, training, and/or certification.


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