Interest Form: Deputy Secretary for General Services
California is looking for a Business Service Leader!
This is an interest form.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE POSITION, SEE DUTY STATEMENT BELOW.
Help California improve its asset management and business operations in a way that promotes efficiency and sustainability.
The Deputy Secretary for General Services will hold a key oversight role in the delivery of goods and services that support more than 170 State departments in California.
Monitor activities involved in the purchase or procurement of services, supplies, materials, IT goods and systems and implement recommendations to improve and streamline existing processes.
Develop and implement business operation policies and programs relative to state-owned real estate programs, asset management, design and construction services and property management.
Lead sustainability policy development and create goals that protect California’s climate and natural resources and promote efficient resource management, while reducing pollution, waste and their associated costs in state facilities and programs.
The Deputy will serve as the State's expert in procurement policies and practices, and policy issues related to all aspects of the state’s general business operations.
Specific Duties include:
Monitor procurement and business operations policy, governance, and standards.
Monitor and evaluate emerging industry trends in the area of procurement and operations and make recommendations for incorporating new innovative processes into the state’s existing systems.
Represent the Agency and/or Administration in meetings with stakeholders concerning all areas of the State’s general business practices.
Understands Department of General Services’ procurement, contracting, facilities, and other programs and processes.
Understands state government processes and practices (legislative process, budget process, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to review and develop policy, procedures and guidelines.
Strong communicator with both internal and external stakeholders.
High level experience planning, developing and executing strategic business objectives of a department or program.
Have a vision for how the state can improve its state operations through a user-centered approach.
Ability to supervise a multi-disciplinary professional staff, to effectively apply logic and creativity in decision making processes and successful application of motivational and negotiating skills.
1. Submit Interest Form After you submit an interest form, you’ll get an email confirmation.
2. Review If we’d like to get to you know you better, we’ll set up a brief chat to get further information.
3. Interviews Candidates vetted by the Agency team will be invited and recommended to move to the next phase of the Governor's Appointments Process.
We are small, but mighty! Our team works on statewide initiatives that help improve all government operations. Our Agency has oversight authority of procurement, technology, and human resources. You can read more about us and our work here: https://www.govops.ca.gov/accomplishments/