Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager

Valley Water | San Jose, CA

Salary Range: $12,908.13 - $16,487.47 Monthly
Open Date: 08/03/2021
Close Date: 09/02/2021

Position Description

Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager

Valley Water

Salary: $12,908.13 – $16,487.47 Monthly

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 01319-E

Location: CA, CA

Department: General Services

Closing:

Description
Construction Contracts and Support Unit (Position Code 0696)

Overview:
Valley Water is looking for a Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager to manage Valley Water’s complex and technical public works procurements and oversee the Construction Contracts and Support Unit. Our ideal candidate will have experience managing large-scale construction projects and a background in public sector procurement. This candidate will have experience with complex, multi-million-dollar construction contracts and procurement spend (Valley Water’s spend over the next several years is $2.5 billion), preferably with construction projects in California. The Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager will be a proactive leader, a self-starter, and a motivator with strong communication skills and the technical expertise to offer solutions to obstacles in the procurement process. Come join an amazing organization and be a part of our leadership team where you can make a difference in the lives of millions.

THE JOB
The Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager oversees the newly created Construction Contracts and Support Unit, including a staff of seven, which includes two direct reports. This position is responsible for managing Valley Water’s complex and technical public works procurements, including contract planning, development, negotiations, and administration. This position will also oversee labor compliance programs after contracts are awarded. This position manages relationships within the organization and with vendors and prospective bidders, communicating processes, policies and procedures and representing Valley Water with tact and professionalism.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will be self-guided, proactive, responsive, and solutions oriented, with excellent communication skills and a strong customer service orientation. The ideal candidate will also be engineering and architecturally minded, with the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications and communicate with both technical and lay people about the large-scale construction procurement projects they oversee. Successful candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of effective public sector procurement programs, contract management, and the related laws and regulations. This candidate will have experience with complex, multi-million-dollar construction contracts and procurement spend (Valley Water’s spend over the next several years is $2.5 billion), preferably with construction projects in California. We are looking for a leader who will motivate and inspire staff while driving projects forward.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, construction management, civil engineering, or a closely related field or a field specifically related to the work group assigned.
• Five (5) years of construction contract program management experience, including two (2) years of supervision of professional staff.
• Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Highly Desired:
Registered Professional Civil Engineer (PE) in California.

Salary and Benefits:
Annual Salary $154,897 – $197,849 (based on 7-step salary range) and an attractive benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY: for first consideration APPLY by August 27, 2021
Interviews will be held on September 13, 2021 and September 14, 2021 (candidates invited to interview must be available for both dates).

For additional details, please review the brochure: https://indd.adobe.com/view/91b576cc-292b-471c-96e6-3c4929586ba8

Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:

• mailto:wendi@wbcpinc.com
• 866-929-WBCP (9227) toll free
• 541-664-0376 (direct)

To review the Job Description, please click http://apps2.valleywater.org/About_Us/_Jobs/Salary_and_classification/_Spec_PDFs/JD Construction Procurement and Contracts Manager 3-2020.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/

Required License or Certificate

Selection Process

(1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance exercise, written exercise and/or interview.
(2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are highly recommended.

NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to repost this position as deemed necessary.
Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.

Valley Water’s Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.

Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 408-630-2260.

Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. Human Resources staff are not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.

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