Chief Procurement Officer

  • Company: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
  • Location: San Jose, California 95134-1906 United States
  • Salary: $174,996 to $202,995
  • Date Posted: September 13, 2021
  • Closing Date: October 29, 2021


Under general direction, the Deputy Director of Procurement, Contracts & Materials plans, manages, and directs the units responsible for the procurement of materials, equipment, services and construction contracts for VTA. The incumbent serves as VTA's Chief Procurement Officer. Statement of Desired Qualifications Experience with construction/public works contract administration is required. Ten or more years of experience in the public procurement arena is desirable, with at least five years in a managerial role. Transit procurement experience and procurement responsibility for an indirect spend portfolio of at least $100M annually and a capital project contract portfolio of at least $1B is a plus. Attainment of experience in a large public transportation organization or local or regional transportation planning agency is preferred.


Employment Standards Sufficient education and increasingly responsible administrative and managerial experience to demonstrate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Development of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically obtained through a combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a four year degree in business administration or a related field, and extensive, increasingly responsible public sector work experience in purchasing, contract administration, contract compliance, and materials management, including significant experience in a managerial role.

Application Process

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Contact Info

Name: Belle Pannu
Phone: 408-546-7952
Closing Date: October 29, 2021