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Chief Procurement and Contract Administration Officer

Company: North County Transit District
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Under general direction from the Executive Director, the Chief Procurement Officer provides leadership and oversight for the District's procurement and contract administration functions. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory procurement and contracting requirements and ensuring timely completion of procurement and contract activity to meet the needs of the District. Additionally, this position provides guidance and training for direct reports and staff across the District to ensure that a professional, high-quality work product is consistently produced.

Distinguishing Characteristics
This position is distinguished by its overall responsibility for leadership and management of the procurement and contract administration function relative to goods, services, and public works projects in support of all District operations. They are responsible for driving the direction, planning, and procedures within the assigned area to ensure the implementation of best practices and compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and regulatory agency laws, rules, and grant requirements in all procurement activity. Additionally, this position ensures the District fulfills its fiduciary responsibility to the public to ensure the expenditure of public funds in an open, competitive and legal manner. This position is at-will in accordance with the NCTD Employee Handbook.

Supervision Received and Exercised
The Chief Procurement Officer reports to the Executive Director and is required to work closely with and receive direction from NCTD's General Counsel. This position has direct supervisory responsibility for staff positions and may also oversee the work of consultants and contractors. Further, this position is expected to participate in the sharing of expert knowledge and as a vital member of various project teams that may be instituted.

Working Conditions
Normal working conditions for this position are in both an office and field setting. Business travel may be required periodically between District sites, governmental agencies, consultant's facilities, and other locations as required.

Keywords: North County Transit District, Oceanside , Chief Procurement and Contract Administration Officer, Executive , Oceanside, California

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