Director, Contracts & Procurement

  • Company: Valley Metro
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona 85003 United States
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: February 27, 2023


Are you ready for a top-level executive opportunity in the sun-drenched, fast-growing Phoenix metro area? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority in seeking a Director, Contracts & Procurement who will assist in executing its mission to provide multimodal transit to a population of 4.8 million. The Director is a member of the Valley Metro’s finance and procurement team and who upholds the Agency’s core values: Whatever It Takes, Team Player, and Positive Customer Care/Service. For more information on this opportunity, view our brochure. This exceptional career opportunity offers a very attractive compensation and benefits package.


The Director manages and operates the transit agency’s Procurement Department, including the planning, scheduling, monitoring, and quality assurance of all contracting and purchasing activities; staff supervision; and ensuring accountability and compliance with all pertinent laws, regulations, agency policies, and procedures. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, contract management, or a closely related field plus ten years of progressively responsible work experience in contract management and procurement services, including five years of senior-level management experience and supervision, or an equivalent combination of the two. Desirable skills and achievements include: transit and/or public sector procurement experience; the procurement of goods and services utilizing Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) funds; a valid Arizona driver’s license; and a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) / Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) or equivalent professional certification.

Application Process

To be considered, go to, select the Valley Metro listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4 to 5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including each reference’s name, title, email, phone, and relationship to you). For more information, please contact KL2 Connects LLC’s Bob Babbitt at Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Thank you for your interest and consideration.

Contact Info

Name: Al A Schlimm