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Staff Analyst Series (Procurement - Cost Price)

Job ID: 7156
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024

Description

Job Information

Staff Analyst Series (Procurement - Cost Price) – JVN 7156
First Date of Posting: 04/26/2024
Last Date of Filing: 05/11/2024
Authority: TA/OA
Department: MTA Procurement
Division Unit: Procurement Operations
Reports To: Senior Director
Location: 2 Broadway, New York
Hours of work: 8:30am-4:30pm
Candidates selected for this position on the NYC Transit payroll may be placed in a competitive or non-competitive class position based on their qualifications. Qualified
candidates who are placed in a competitive class position are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your
resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/55-a-program.page


Compensation

Associate Staff Analyst (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: - Max: $85,316 - $110,468
Associate Staff Analyst (TA – Represented by OSA): Min: - Max: $77,356 - $100,155

Staff Analyst II (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: $75,475 – Max: $84,060
Staff Analyst II (TA – Represented by OSA): Min: $68,430 - Max: $76,213

Staff Analyst I (OA – Represented by TWU): Min: $65,003 - Max: $76,955
Staff Analyst I (TA – Represented by OSA): Min: $58,934 - Max: $69,771
NOTE: TA employees must be permanent in the Staff Analyst, Associate Staff Analyst title to be considered, or be reachable on the Staff Analyst Series civil service list when established. 
 
Responsibilities
The incumbent in the Cost Price unit is responsible for performing, under general direction, quantitative analyses of contractors' proposed prices and negotiating prices with contractors. The incumbent will be trained in preparing cost and price analyses; detailed analyses of contractors price and cost proposals. The incumbent formulates negotiation positions; negotiates prices for sole source contracts, contract modifications, construction change orders and other procurement actions; communicates; prepares written narrative summarizing negotiations and corresponding results. Performs other analyses as required.

Education and Experience

Associate Staff Analyst
1. A Master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management or in a related area; or
2. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three (3) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas described in 1 above.
Staff Analyst I & Staff Analyst II

1. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, or urban studies, or a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following areas: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, labor relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area; or

3. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university and four years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in "2" above: or

4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in "2" above; or

5. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", "3", or "4" above. College education may be substituted for professional experience at the rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma.
Special Note:
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, one additional year of professional experience as described in "2" above. 
Desired Skills:
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Experience in cost analysis, construction or negotiations is desired but not necessary.
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
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”).


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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