Job

Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager

  • Company: Valley Water
  • Location: San Jose, California 95118-3686 United States
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: April 19, 2022

Description

Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager Salary $12,908.13 - $16,487.47 Monthly Location CA, CA Job Type Full-Time Division General Services Job Number 01319-E Description This posting will close without notice. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure consideration for this role.

Construction Contracts and Support Unit (Position Code 0696)

COVID-19 vaccination requirement:

*To protect our most valuable assets, our employees, as well as the communities we serve, Valley Water requires all new hired Valley Water personnel to be fully vaccinated (for COVID -19) or to be formally excused from the requirement through the **reasonable accommodation process (for details, see bottom of job posting). 

Overview:

Valley Water is looking for a Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager to manage Valley Water's complex and technical public works procurements and oversee the Construction Contracts and Support Unit. Our ideal candidate will have experience managing large-scale construction projects and a background in public sector procurement. This candidate will have experience with complex, multi-million-dollar construction contracts and procurement spend (Valley Water's spend over the next several years is $2.5 billion), preferably with construction projects in California. The Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager will be a proactive leader, a self-starter, and a motivator with strong communication skills and the technical expertise to offer solutions to obstacles in the procurement process. Come join an amazing organization and be a part of our leadership team where you can make a difference in the lives of millions. 

THE JOB

The Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager oversees the newly created Construction Contracts and Support Unit, including a staff of seven, which includes two direct reports. This position is responsible for managing Valley Water's complex and technical public works procurements, including contract planning, development, negotiations, and administration. This position will also oversee labor compliance programs after contracts are awarded. This position manages relationships within the organization and with vendors and prospective bidders, communicating processes, policies and procedures and representing Valley Water with tact and professionalism.

Salary and Benefits: Annual Salary $154,897 - $197,849 (based on 7-step salary range) and an attractive benefits package.

Requirements

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will be self-guided, proactive, responsive, and solutions oriented, with excellent communication skills and a strong customer service orientation. The ideal candidate will also be engineering and architecturally minded, with the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications and communicate with both technical and lay people about the large-scale construction procurement projects they oversee. Successful candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of effective public sector procurement programs, contract management, and the related laws and regulations. This candidate will have experience with complex, multi-million-dollar construction contracts and procurement spend (Valley Water's spend over the next several years is $2.5 billion), preferably with construction projects in California. We are looking for a leader who will motivate and inspire staff while driving projects forward.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, construction management, civil engineering, or a closely related field or a field specifically related to the work group assigned.
  • Five (5) years of construction contract program management experience, including two (2) years of supervision of professional staff.
  • Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Highly Desired: Registered Professional Civil Engineer (PE) in California.

Application Process

For additional details, please review the brochure: https://indd.adobe.com/view/91b576cc-292b-471c-96e6-3c4929586ba8

Required License or Certificate Selection Process

(1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance exercise, written exercise and/or interview.

(2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are highly recommended.

NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to repost this position as deemed necessary.

Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.

COVID-19 vaccination requirement:

* Fully vaccinated means

(1) it has been at least two weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine, and

(2) the person has provided proof of vaccination in a form consistent with the requirements for verification of vaccine status in the State of California's July 26, 2021 Public Health Officer Order.

**Limited Exemptions to Vaccination Requirement

An individual who has been provided a job offer may request a reasonable accommodation to the vaccination requirement if they:

1. Have a contraindication recognized by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or by the vaccine's manufacturer to every approved COVID-19 vaccine. A contraindication means a condition that makes vaccination inadvisable;

2. Have a disability and are requesting an exception as a reasonable accommodation based upon this disability; or,

3. Object to COVID-19 vaccination based on their sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

Valley Water's Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.

Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 408-630-2260.

Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. Human Resources staff are not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.

Benefits: The Santa Clara Valley Water District, now known as Valley Water, offers a comprehensive benefit package including, vacation, holidays, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, EAP, life and disability insurance. In addition, Valley Water participates in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).

To view a summary of benefits: https://www.valleywater.org/benefits-summary-classified-jobs-positions

Questions:

*01 I acknowledge that I have entered my Work Experience and Education on the employment application and I am aware these are required fields. If they are not completed, the application is considered incomplete and I will be disqualified as an applicant for the position.

  • Yes
  • No

*02 Please answer the supplemental questions thoroughly, clearly and concisely as the responses provided (along with the entire application package) will be carefully reviewed to determine which candidates will move forward in the recruitment process. I have read this information and am aware of the importance of responses to the supplemental questions.

  • Yes
  • No

*03 I acknowledge and understand that upon selection, and as part of the conditions of employment, I will be required to show proof of COVID-19 Vaccination. Valley Water requires all new hired Valley Water personnel to be fully vaccinated (for COVID -19) or to be formally excused from the requirement through the reasonable accommodation process.

  • Yes
  • No

*04 Do you have five (5) years of construction contract program management experience?

  • Yes
  • No

*05 Do you have two (2) years of supervision of professional staff?

  • Yes
  • No

*06 Do you possess the equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or a business degree?

  • Yes
  • No

*07 Please describe your experience and qualifications that make you an ideal candidate for this position.

*Required Question Agency: Valley Water

Address: 5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, California, 95118

Phone: 1-408-630-2260

Website: https://www.valleywater.org

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