$2,117 - $3,176 per week ($110,089 to $165,134 estimated annual)
This position closes on Friday, April 27, 2018.
The San Mateo County Transit District is the administrative body for public transit and transportation programs in San Mateo County, California: SamTrans bus service, Redi-Wheels paratransit service, Caltrain commuter rail service and the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. The District transports approximately 32 million customers a year and is one of the nation’s top transit agencies. We look forward to continuing our leading role in meeting the transportation challenges of the future.
The San Mateo County Transit District seeks a Manager, Procurement to be responsible for managing the procurement of goods, materials, equipment, professional services, and public works required for bus and rail operations for the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain), and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA).
The Manager, Procurement will manage assigned teams who administer the procurement process for the Caltrain Modernization Program (CalMod), public works, rail operations, professional services, and small purchases, as well as oversee the creation and implementation of procurement policies, business process improvements, changes, and standard operating procedures. S/he will also authorize award of procurement contracts, contract amendments, and work directives consistent with procurement policies and procedures, coordinate with staff, legal counsel, and Risk Management to resolve complex purchasing issues, interpret provisions of Federal and State regulations pertinent to procurement, manage the agency’s Procurement Credit Card Program, ensure the maintenance of accurate, auditable procurement contract records, create and maintain procurement forms, templates and manuals, collaborate with department staff and subject matter experts, coordinate the department’s response to various agency audits and research and implement new software services for improving procurement processes.
Other duties include, assisting with preparing, reviewing, and analyzing procurement reports for the Board of Directors and other stakeholders, creating metrics to measure operational transactions and department performance and manage the day-to-day activities of the Procurement Credit Card Program. The Manager, Procurement will also provide training to department staff and internal stakeholders on solicitation and contracting processes.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Public Administration, Finance, or related field with five (5) years of full-time public agency purchasing experience including information technology, public works, and professional services contracts, plus three (3) years of managerial experience. Certified Professional Public Buyer, Certified Public Procurement Officer, or similar certification is desired. Must be experienced with an Enterprise Resource Planning System. PeopleSoft experience is desired. Transportation agency procurement experience is desired. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Must have effective oral and written communication and presentation skills.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: Required as part of the application process
The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
About San Mateo County Transit District
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheels paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership, and accountability.