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Vice President Deputy Program Executive

Job ID: 6707
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery - Bridges & Tunnels
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.


Vice President Deputy Program Executive


Construction & Development


Delivery/Bridges & Tunnels


Senior Vice President Program Executive


2 Broadway


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




$173,482 to $ 227,695


Open Until Filled


Highest level position in Quality, RegionalProgram Coordination, and Applied Engineering Systems Programs. Has broad authority for decision-making and staffing while responsible for providing leadership for successfully delivering capital & operating programs within the Bridges & Tunnels business Unit in MTAConstruction & Development. Accountable for the long-term strategy and day-to-day implementation of the Programs.


The VP and Deputy Program Executive will provide vision and leadership for the strategy and implementation of the Quality, Regional Program Coordination, and Applied Engineering Systems Programs.

The VP will lead cross-departmental capital & operating program management contracting strategies, policies, procedures, and processes.

The VP is responsible for successfully managing and mentoring staff to enable the agency to deliver complex capital projects.

Manages program activities to minimize the impact on agency operations and the public.

Responsible for the management and oversight of all Applied Engineering systems, including but not limited to Weigh in Motion, Structural Health Monitoring, Bridge Underdeck Travelers, Main Cable, and Anchorage Dehumidification systems to ensure they are functioning as intended, and necessary repairs, maintenance, and oversight of these systems is performed.

Responsible for oversight of quality management and interfaces/ partners with internal C&D Executive Managers, Consultant/Contractor senior management representatives, and other internal and external shareholders to identify and initiate new and/or changes to quality processes and requirements for capital & operating project management improvements.

Coordinate program activities with the executive and senior leadership teams, C&D staff, contractors, consultants, MTA operating agency staff, and other stakeholders.

Identify issues and risks and ensure timely resolution and mitigation.

Recommend solutions to executive management for the resolution of critical issues.

Ensure program activities follow established requirements and adhere to all relevant standards, guidelines, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Create a professional environment that respects individual differences and enables all employees to develop and contribute to their full potential.

Continuous improvement to programs to drive critical changes and enhancements in quality, engineering systems, and lessons learned.

Manage staff selection and coaching, training, development, evaluation, and discipline/termination as needed.

Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Project Management, Business Administration, Transportation, or a related field.

Must have a minimum of sixteen (16) years of related experience.

Must have a minimum of ten (10) years in a management or supervisory role and/or Program/Project manager role in a large, multi-faceted organization.


Licensed Professional Engineer required.

PMP and CCM Certifications are preferred.

Significant experience in program management for major construction programs or projects with highly complex systems preferred.

Substantial experience leading and managing contractors, subcontractors, or vendors.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with stakeholders at all internal organizational levels.

Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.

Must have focus and ability to deliver results, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvement.

Must be a proven leader as a change agent and creative/innovative thinker with the ability to align business goals with solutions to drive process improvements.

Must possess excellent team-building, listening, problem-solving, and prioritization skills.

Alternative Delivery experience preferred.

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

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 those 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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