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Contract Supervisor- Procurement

Job ID: 625
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2024


Job Information:

Contract Supervisor- Procurement, JVN 625

First Date of Posting:  5/20/2022
Last Date of Filing:  Open until filled
Authority: OA
Department: MTA Procurement
Division/Unit: Procurement Operations
Reports to: Senior Director, Procurement
Work Location: 2 Broadway, Manhattan
Hours of Work: Various

Salary range: $87,059 - $111,228          

The Contract Supervisor will perform several key Procurement-related functions including preparing contracts in accordance with MTA procurement practices pertaining to the purchase of goods and contracting for services.  The selected candidate will develop, solicit, negotiate and award higher-level contracts through the Bid process and the Request for Proposal process, and prepare related documents and analyses.  Provide consultation to client departments for the planning of procurement activities, methods, justifications and schedules.  Handle special projects.  Perform cost/price analyses and draft procedures. Prepare documents for bidding, complete solicitation process and recommend awards.  Prepare and negotiate supplementary awards such as modifications/change orders/AWOs covering changes to scope of work, pricing and/or fee schedules, and contracts close-outs.  Collect, analyze and report data, place orders in response to inventory forecast.  Formulate bid submission requirements, bid evaluations, and review vendor qualifications.  Conduct market surveys and qualification hearings.  Serve as liaison to other departments, agencies and vendors.  Resolve problems such as vendor non-payments, requisition/price discrepancies, material rejections and late deliveries.  Under the direction of the Senior Director, supervise and provide training/guidance to lower level professional/technical staff members.

Education and Experience:
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major in economics, business or public administration or a related field of study and four years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the fields of procurement and contract administration; Or

A satisfactory equivalent of training and experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience in purchasing, contracting, specification writing, and inventory management is highly desirable. 
  • Strong analytical abilities and quantitative skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and tasks. 
  • Excellent computer skills are necessary. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Candidate will be required to demonstrate strong written skills.

Selection Method: 
Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview. 

Other Information:
As an employee of MTA New York City Transit, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker. 

How To Apply: 
MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link. 

Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant. 

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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