Director, Contracts and Procurement

  • Company: Valley Metro
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona 85001 United States
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: January 11, 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 and Procurement who will assist in executing its mission to provide multimodal transit to a population of 4.8 million. The Director, Contracts and Procurement is a member of the Valley Metro’s finance and procurement team who upholds the Agency’s core values: Whatever It Takes, Team Player, and Positive Customer Care/Service. The Director, Contracts and Procurement 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 exceptional career opportunity offers a very attractive compensation and benefits package.


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 Director, Contracts and Procurement 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’s Bob Babbitt at Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest and consideration.

Contact Info

Name: Bob Babbitt