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Responsible for overseeing Parkland's contract administration/management activities in support of the overall goals and mission of Parkland.
-Must have a Bachelor's degree in in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field.
-Prefer a Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.
-Must have at least six years of related experience in contract management, business management, accounting, or legal services.
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.
-Prefer certification through a nationally recognized agency as a Certified Purchasing Manager, Certified Resource and Materials Professional, Certified Public Purchasing Officer, or Certified Professional Contracts Manager.
-Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction by November 1, 2014 or obtain within 30 days of placement in role whichever date is greater.
-Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-100.HCB: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Healthcare/Hospitals by November 1, 2014 or obtain within 30 days of placement in role whichever date is greater.
-Must have Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) course certification for IS-200.HCA: Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations (ICS 200) by November 1, 2014 or obtain within 30 days of placement in role whichever date is greater.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must have knowledge of basic contract law and the ability to interpret and apply applicable codes and policies.
-Must have demonstrated skill in management of complex programs, initiatives or business operations.
-Must possess excellent organizational skills.
-Must be detail oriented.
-Must be proficient in word processing, spread sheet and database management software packages.
-Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.