As a key member of our team, the Purchase Card Administrator (PS4) manages the agency-wide Purchase Card Program, providing expert consultation and training to ensure timely vendor payments for authorized purchases. Reporting directly to the Contracts and Procurement Director, this position plays a crucial role in supporting efficiency and accountability across the department.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing Department of Health’s (DOH) statewide Purchase Card Program.
Administering DOH Purchase Card Program processes.
Developing and managing an effective training curriculum for the Purchase Card Program.
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The Department of Health’s Transformational Plan identifies cornerstone values of equity, innovation, and engagement. These values shape and transform how services are provided and help strengthen our Core Work. Agency values are infused into aligning equity efforts in all that we do and reenergize the commitment to health for all.
The Office of Financial Services provides leadership and support for agency priorities and programs through quality budgeting, contracting, grant management, procurement, fiscal monitoring, and accounting services. The division ensures financial compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and reporting requirements in addition to performing agency-wide financial activities. The division also ensures operational effectiveness and financial stability of the agency.
The duty station for this position is in Tumwater, WA. Telework (mobile work) is currently expected. When approved, the incumbent is expected to report to the duty station for work activities. Partial telecommuting may be an option subject to supervisory approval. We anticipate the incumbent will work at the Tumwater office 2 days monthly. This would need to be a conversation between the hiring supervisor and the incumbent.
Option 1: Four (4) or more years of experience in performing professional procurement activities OR as a Procurement and Supply Specialist 3.
Option 2: An associate degree or higher in procurement, contracts management, supply chain management, accounting, or a related field; AND two (2) or more years of experience performing procurement or accounting activities directly related to procurement cards.
Option 3: A bachelor's degree or higher in procurement, contracts management, supply chain management, accounting, or related field; AND two (2) or more years of experience performing procurement or accounting activities.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies