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OEM Job Opportunity

Director of Procurement/ Deputy Chief Contracting Officer

Office Title: Director of Procurement/ Deputy Chief Contracting OfficerLevel: I
Civil Service Title: Administrative Procurement AnalystJVN: 017/13/204
Division/Work Unit: Administration/FinanceSalary Range: $75,000-$95,000
Work Location: 165 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY 11201Hours/Shift: M-F, 9-5
Number of Positions: 1 


JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Assistant Commissioner for Administration & Finance/ACCO, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing all contracting actions and vendor selection process, conferring with the ACCO and advising agency staff on appropriate procurement methodology and applicability of local procurement law
  • Supervising procurement staff
  • Reviewing solicitations and proposals
  • Approving oversight documents, such as Pre-Solicitation Reports, Recommendations for Awards and Request for Renewals
  • Approving purchase orders and contracts in FMS

The selected candidate will be assigned to a periodic Emergency Operations Center team and will be expected to work non-business hours during emergencies. Emergency related work could include assisting with financial recovery after a federally declared disaster or supporting logistics operations by requesting assets through Intrastate Mutual Aid Compacts (IMAC) or Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). The selected candidate will also assist with Ready New York presentations to external groups..

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in purchasing, procurement, contract administration or a related field, at least eighteen months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity or supervising professional personnel performing duties in one or more of the above fields; or
  2. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have the eighteen months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience described in "1" above.
    Possession of an acceptable professional procurement certification may be substituted for up to one year of the experience described in "1" above. However, all candidates must have the eighteen months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience described in "1" above.

NOTE: New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • A master’s degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public administration, urban planning, engineering, economics, political science, the physical sciences or related field and one year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: emergency management, fire or police services, public safety, public health, public administration, urban planning, engineering, or another specialized area to which the appointment is to be made; or
  • Previous procurement experience
  • Working knowledge of the City’s Procurement Policy Board Rules, Financial Management System (FMS) and Automated Procurement Tracking System (APT)
  • Strong managerial and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Access)

To apply:

Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS). Go to Recruiting Activities > Careers and search Job ID# 110857.

Non-City Employees/External Candidates: Apply via NYC Careers. Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search Job ID# 110857.

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted