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22 Nov 2022

Full-Time Contracts, Procurement and Risk Manager

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board – Posted by wslcbjobs@lcb.wa.gov Olympia, Washington, United States

Job Description

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WSLCB Vision
Safe communities for Washington State.

Mission
Promote public safety and trust through fair administration, education and enforcement of liquor, tobacco, cannabis and vapor laws.

This position is currently eligible to telework.

 

This recruitment is open until filled. First review of applications will be December 01, 2022. The hiring authority reserves the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time. We encourage all to apply as early as possible.

Who we are

The mission of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is to promote public safety and trust through fair administration, education and enforcement of liquor, cannabis, tobacco, and vapor laws. We search for people who demonstrate a strong work ethic, excellence in customer service, partnering and teamwork, and quality performance.
We want to create a culture that fosters excellence in customer service, open and honest communication, transparency and accountability, data driven decisions, and business initiated process improvement.

Our commitment to DEIB

The Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) strives to promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) in all aspects of our workforce.

It is our mission to build, educate, and inspire an inclusive workforce that recognizes, respects, and celebrates diversity in the workplace. We are committed to maintaining a thriving culture where employees feel safe and accepted regardless of education, background or belief. As a WSLCB team member, you will have opportunity to join statewide business resource groups (BRGs) such as, Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion NetworkVeteran Employee Resource GroupLatino Leadership NetworkBlacks United in Leadership and DiversityDisability Inclusion NetworkWashington Immigrant Network and Hawaiians, Asians, and Pacific Islanders Promoting an Empowerment Network.

Your opportunity at a glance

The WSLCB Finance Division is announcing an exciting opportunity for a Contracts, Procurement and Risk Manager (WMS Band 2) position in Olympia, WA. This is a Washington Management Service (WMS) Band 2 position that reports to the Chief Finance Officer. In this position, you will serve and complement the WSLCB’s mission and goals by administering the agency’s contracting and procurement functions. You will apply independent judgement to develop contracting solutions to enable agency programs to meet their business needs.

You will also administer the agency’s enterprise risk management program. This includes developing and administering a program for identifying, assessing, monitoring and reducing significant risks that could interfere with the agency’s strategic goals and objectives. This position is also our liaison to landlords for facilities issues, and oversees the public records unit.

If you have an interest in administering contacts, procurement and enterprise risk management for an agency with a focus on process improvement, we encourage you to apply to be a part of the WSLCB team!

WSLCB provides a modern work environment and excellent benefits including:

  • Training and career development programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Telecommuting opportunities
  • Generous wellness program
  • Onsite exercise facility
  • Active and engaging diversity program
  • Infant at Work program
  • Organization’s commitment to your personal health and well-being
  • Work/life balance
  • Free parking
  • A comprehensive benefits package

 

Duties

Some of the duties you will perform are:

  • Develop and administer agency-wide program of contracting and procurement to ensure compliance with RCW 39.26.
  • Develop procurement and contracting policies and procedures.
  • Plan, lead and conduct complex, high-level and high-risk procurement and contracting projects involving multiple divisions and millions of dollars.
  • Take a lead role in contract negotiations and advise management team members and program managers.
  • Advise Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Director and other executives on the development of contracting and procurement solutions to effectively meet agency strategic and tactical business plans.
  • Administer agency’s Enterprise Risk Management program to ensure compliance with Governor’s Executive Order 16-06.
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive process of identifying, assessing, monitoring and reducing significant risks that could interfere with the agency’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Lead and coordinate Enterprise Risk Management initiatives with division leadership and executive management.
  • Assess all areas of agency exposure to risk including strategic, operational, compliance, financial, reputational and safety and develop agency risk register to manage these exposures at the agency level rather in division silos.
  • Agency liaison with the State Office of Risk Management.
  • Work with agency leaders to create and maintain a risk-aware culture.
  • Direct completion of agency requested purchases. This activity includes assisting the agency division with specification development, purchase request tracking, originating and finalizing purchasing documents, tracking delivery, invoice payment and agency customer satisfaction.
  • Manage contracts staff in their processing of completion of agency purchasing and procurement forms, and monitoring accurate completion of documents throughout the process until fulfillment with internal customers.
  • Provide support and guidance to the records and public disclosure unit.

 

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Experience for required qualifications can be gained through various combinations of formal professional employment and educational experience. See below for how you may qualify.
Option 1: 

At least seven (7) years of experience in negotiating, administering or terminating government contracts, contract property management, contract cost or price analyses or contract compliance administration.

Option 2: 

An Associate’s degree involving a major study in business administration, public administration, business law, commerce, mathematics, statistics, economics, or closely allied field.

AND

At least five (5) years of experience in negotiating, administering or terminating government contracts, contract property management, contract cost or price analyses or contract compliance administration.

Option 3: 

A Bachelor’s degree or higher involving a major study in business administration, public administration, business law, commerce, mathematics, statistics, economics, or closely allied field.

AND
At least three (3) years of experience in negotiating, administering or terminating government contracts, contract property management, contract cost or price analyses or contract compliance administration.
Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree or higher involving a major study in business administration, public administration, business law, commerce, mathematics, statistics, economics, or closely allied field.

 

How to Apply

  Please apply using link provided. 

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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