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OEM Job Opportunity

Procurement Manager

Office Title: Procurement ManagerLevel: II
Civil Service Title: Emergency Preparedness SpecialistJVN: 017/13/216
Division/Work Unit: Administration/FinanceSalary Range: $65,000-$75,000
Work Location: 165 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, NY 11201Hours/Shift: M-F, 9-5
Number of Positions: 1 


Reporting to the Deputy Agency Chief Contracting Officer (DACCO), responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinating agency procurement planning documents, turnaround reports and local law implementation plans; implementing agency policies regarding MWB/E utilization and green purchasing; submitting vendor performance evaluations; keeping Agency Chief Contracting Office (ACCCO) and DACCO up to date on changes to procurement policies and systems (including APT, FEMA and PIP); and, coordinating with OEM legal unit and oversight agencies on complex contract/vendor issues.  

Additionally, the Procurement Manager will provide guidance and assistance with all contracting actions, including writing and releasing solicitations, reviewing proposals, processing related documents such as pre-solicitations reports, public hearing submissions, City Record ads, recommendations for award, vendor responsibility determinations and registering of contracts with Comptroller; providing guidance to agency staff on small purchase bids and vendor selection; learning all contracting functions in the NYC Financial Management System (FMS); and maintaining procurement/budget spreadsheets.

The selected candidate will be assigned to a periodic Emergency Operations Center team, will be expected to work non-business hours during emergencies and will assist with Ready New York presentations to external groups.


  1. 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 or military service, public safety, public health, public administration, urban planning, engineering, or another specialized area to which the appointment is to be made; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of satisfactory full-time paid professional experience in one or a combination of the area listed in "1" above; or
  3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state’s department of education or a recognized accredited organization and six years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas listed in "1" above, at least two years of which must have been in one of those areas, or another specialized area to which the appointment is made.

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.


  • A Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous procurement experience
  • Knowledge of the City’s Procurement Policy Board Rules and Local Laws and policies impacting procurement
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Access)
  • Familiarity with the City’s Financial Management System (FMS),
  • Automated Procurement Tracking System (APT) and Payee Information Portal (PIP)
  • Strong project management skills

To apply:

Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS). Go to Recruiting Activities > Careers and search Job ID# 117739.

Non-City Employees/External Candidates: Apply via NYC Careers. Go to and search Job ID# 117739.

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted