Transit Systems 2023-01-11 2023-02-15

Director, Contracts and Procurement

Valley Metro
Phoenix, Arizona

Job ID: 147175
Job Status: Full-time

Are you ready for a top-level executive opportunity in the sun-drenched, fast-growing Phoenix metro area? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority in seeking a Director, Contracts and Procurements who will assist in executing its mission to provide multimodal transit to a population of 4.8 million.

The Director is a member of the Valley Metro’s finance and procurement team who upholds the Agency’s core values: Whatever It Takes, Team Player, and Positive Customer Care/Service. The Director manages and operates the transit agency’s Procurement Department, including the planning, scheduling, monitoring, and quality assurance of all contracting and purchasing activities; staff supervision; and ensuring accountability and compliance with all pertinent laws, regulations, agency policies, and procedures.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, contract management, or a closely related field plus ten years of progressively responsible work experience in contract management and procurement services, including five years of senior-level management experience and supervision, or an equivalent combination of the two. Desirable skills and achievements include transit and/or public sector procurement experience; the procurement of goods and services utilizing Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) funds; a valid Arizona driver’s license; and a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) / Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) or equivalent professional certification.

This exceptional career opportunity offers a very attractive compensation and benefits package. To be considered, go to, select the Valley Metro listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and 4 to 5 professional references (preferably supervisory and including each reference’s name, title, email, phone, and relationship to you).

For more information, please contact KL2’s Bob Babbitt at Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest and consideration.

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