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Manager Procurement, TC

Job ID: 4765
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Transit and City Bus Ops
Date Posted: Dec 8, 2023


JOB TITLE:                  Procurement Manager TC     
SALARY RANGE:         $90,000 - $109,540 
HAY POINTS:               571
DEPT/DIV:                     MTA BSC Procurement Department          
SUPERVISOR:              Director, Procurement         
LOCATION:                  2 Broadway, New York , NY 10004
HOURS OF WORK:     8:00 am - 4:30 pm 
DEADLINE:                   Open Until Filled        

***This position is represented by the Transportation Communications Union (TCU)***

Manages team responsible for purchasing and the processing of requisitions for specified categories, typically for low to mid-level requirements leveraging non-RFP market strategies. Manages performance measurements, analysis, and tracking of target achievements for Transactional Procurement team tasked with addressing stakeholder demand across all Agencies. Delegates workload as appropriate to team members and serves as the ultimate escalation path for MTA stakeholders within Transactional Procurement. Responsible for group recruiting, staff development, and performance appraisal.

•    Manages team responsible for processing requisitions using non-RFP market strategies for goods and services not owned by Category Management or Sourcing.
•    Leverages approved buying channel strategies and directs team accordingly to ensure optimal value capture from defined processes.
•    Helps to define goals for the team, provides input to plans to achieve strategic targets, monitors progress of respective team, and adjusts plan to ensure goals are achieved.
•    Ensures the observance of compliance to standards, policies, and procedures including contributing to the development of purchasing standards and procedures.
•    Ensures purchasing competitiveness at an Agency level.
•    Participates in supplier performance reviews to improve, or maintain, timely and issue-free delivery of products and services.
•    Manages critical business relationship with external suppliers and business stakeholders, including policy interpretation and guidance to stakeholders and contractors.
•    Manages issue escalations for related Transactional Procurement activities.
•    Collaborates with the Legal Department regarding legal and contractual issues and/or litigation by providing information, documentation and depositions, as required.
•    Prepares materials for Federal Triennial Audits, as required.
•    Delegates assignments and monitors team progress, manages team to prioritize objectives and lead them to completion.
•    Responsible for the recruiting, development and performance appraisal of assigned staff.

•    Knowledge of best practice procure-to-pay processes, related policies, procedures, and risks, with ability to apply understanding to daily work.
•    Collaboration skills with ability to build effective relationships, as well as influence peers, customers, business partners and staff.
•    Project management skills, ability to plan and track, remove barriers, manage change, resolve conflict, build consensus, and motivate team members across multiple concurrent projects.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to tailor messages to the given audience, present information in a clear and concise manner.
•    Strong prioritization and organization skills, with ability to multitask in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
•    Experience using ERP Purchasing applications and other procurement-related software.
•    Knowledge of government procurement requirements such as sealed bids, advertising requirements, and diversity spend targets.
•    Supply chain management, bidding and sealed bidding processes, contract writing and administration.

•    BA/BS in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Contract Management, or related field
•    7+ years progressive experience in a Procurement function with a focus on commercial transaction procurement.
•    5+ years of experience managing at least 10 full-time resources.    

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”).

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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