Valley Metro RPTA Chief Procurement Officer
This is an open and continuous recruitment. First review of applications will begin August 16, 2019 and weekly thereafter until filled.
The Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) is responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the Contracts and Procurement Department; reporting to the Valley Metro Chief Financial Officer. Duties include planning, scheduling, monitoring and quality assurance of all contracting and purchasing activities; supervising, directing and evaluating staff; ensuring accountability and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and agency policies and procedures.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration, contract management, or closely related field and ten (10) years of progressively responsible work experience in contract management and procurement services including five (5) years of senior-level management experience and supervision OR equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the essential duties. Transit and/or public sector procurement experience desirable.