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Assistant Director, Material Management (Repost)

Job ID: PS104935
Business Unit: SIRTOA
Location: Staten Island, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Mechanical
Date Posted: Aug 9, 2023



Title:  Assistant Director, Material Management (Procurement)

First Date of Posting:     7/12/2023

Last Date of Filing:        Open Until Filled 

Authority                        SIRTOA

Department:                   Subways                 

Division/Unit:                Staten Island Railway       

Reports to:                     Director of Workforce & Accounts Management

Work Location:             845 Bay Street, Staten Island        

Hours of Work:             Managerial

Salary Range:

Min. $77,463 – Mid. $114,945  / Grade F


SIR is looking to hire a strong candidate that will perform several of the following contracts/procurement related functions: Prepare contracts for public works or consultant services or for goods and other services in accordance with Transit procurement practices and All Agency Procurement Guidelines. Conduct internal procurement audits, prepare status reports as required. Track and monitor Forecast Analysis and enter information into the CMS system. Serve as Procurement Card Administrator; track and analyze all Procurement Card purchases. Develop, solicit, negotiate, and award contracts through the Bid process and Request for Proposal (RFP) process, and prepare related documents and analyses. Track and log inventory/non-inventory items. Conduct market surveys and qualification hearings. Prepare and negotiate supplementary agreements such as modifications/task orders covering changes to scopes of work, pricing and/or fee schedules, and contract closeout. Collect, analyze, and report data. Formulate bid submission requirements, bid evaluations, and review vendor qualifications. Serve as liaison to other departments, agencies, and vendors. Provide consultation to client departments for the planning of procurement activities, methods, justifications, and schedules. Prepare cost and price analyses of proposals, formulate negotiation positions, negotiate price for new contracts, contract modifications construction changes order¿¿ and other procurement actions and prepare communications and written narratives summarizing negotiations and their results. This candidate will be working amongst dynamic transportation personnel in an extremely busy environment.

  1. A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college in Economics, Business Administration, or a related field of study and five (5) years’ experience, of which three (3) must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity.
  2. A satisfactory equivalent of education and experience.
Desired Skills 
  • Basic knowledge of public contacts and procurement
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Detailed oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management, internal/external
  • Basic knowledge of automated procurement systems

Selection Method  

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

All appointments, with the exception of the Department of Subways employees on MABSTOA payroll, will be made on the NYCT payroll.


Other Information 

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity 

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.


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