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Manager Contracting Services

Job ID: 2860
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Contracting Services
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2024


This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.


Manager, Contracting Services


Construction & Development


Contracts/Contracting Services


Assistant Director, Contracting Services


2 Broadway


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM or as required (7.5HR/ DAY)




$90,908 to $119,317


Open Until Filled


The Manager Contracting Services supports senior management in executing core procurement tasks and functions. This includes keeping the $2-$3B award in new consultant and construction contracts each year and supporting the management of claims and changes on contracts valued at approximately $5B.


Draft, edit, and/or otherwise contribute to reports generated for MTA agency executives and senior staff.

Support senior staff with the award and documentation of new contracts and contract modifications.

Support senior staff in the Contracts Department with researching, enhancing, standardizing, and implementing digital procurements across MTAC&D.

Ensure the MTA C&D Contracts website is accurate and that procurements, bid results, and contract awards are correctly displayed.

As required, provide status updates on the relevant tasks and activities to agency officers.

Support the vendor award process to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies.

Ensures utilization of DBE, MWBE, and SDVOB vendors in contracts to increase diversity and comply with MTA policies and guidelines, including preparation of relevant documents and coordination with the Department of Diversity and Inclusion.

Assists in drafting SAI memos and assists in preparing vendor responsibility hearings.

Works with staff to compile documents and review Board packages, presentations, and contract reporting.

Work with Contracts Specialists to ensure that awards are logged promptly and accurately for easy tracking and reporting.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, Finance, Government Contracting, or a related field.

Minimum of five (5) years of related experience in contracts and procurement or a related field.


Knowledge of contract terminology, terms and conditions, procurement, and construction management (including the ability to interpret construction documents and schedules).

Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal laws, including federal and state procurement laws, rules, and regulations.

Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, negotiation, and communication skills.

Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite and document management software.

Experience working in and with public sector procurement management principles, government project administration, and government bid processes.

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").

Selection Criteria

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

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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