Job

Director, Contracts and Procurement

  • Company: Valley Metro
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona 85001 United States
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: January 11, 2023

Description

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.

Requirements

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 www.KL2connects.com/openings, 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 bob@KL2Connects.com. 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
Email: bob@kl2connects.com
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