Supervisor, Contracts-Procurement Management
The Authority is seeking a highly motivated Supervisor, Contracts-Procurement Management.I. SUMMARY: Supervises procurement and contract compliance activities for projects authorized through the ten-year Capital Improvement Program. Ensures the efficient and timely procurement of engineering and construction services, processes payments to contractors and monitors compliance with contracting requirements. Oversees the Federal Grant program. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this job. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform work-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description. This job description is not a "contract" between the employee and the Authority. The job duties and essential functions may be changed at the discretion of the General Manager. II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reviews and approves procurement strategies developed by project staff. Supervises development of bid documents and advertisement for engineering and construction services. Oversees the issuance of bid clarifications such as addenda and responses to bidder inquiries. Reviews bids and proposals and makes recommendations to award contracts. Processes the execution of contract documents, including Supplemental Agreements and Change Orders, to ensure project schedules are met. Oversees the preparation of action items for Board of Directors approval. Responds to bid protests, and provides expertise in resolution. Supervises the review and processing of payment requests from engineering consultants and construction contractors. Coordinates the implementation of DC Water's Rolling Owner Controlled Insurance Program with construction contractors, DC Water's Risk Management staff and insurance providers. Reviews records provided by contractors for compliance with Labor/Employment law and standards. Supervises the Federal grant management, compliance and reporting functions. Provides daily planning and administration, directly and through subordinates, in the selection, assignment, supervision, promotion, discipline, and training of personnel within the Branch related to the Section's functional areas. Other duties and projects as assigned at the discretion of the Manager, Program Services. Supervisory Responsibilities: Provides broad leadership to Section staff. The Supervisor is held responsible for the success of the Section and monitors and evaluates the progress of the Section toward meeting goals, and makes adjustments in objectives, work plans, schedules and commitment of resources.Key Working Relationships: The Supervisor, Contracts/Procurement Management interfaces and collaborates with other Departments under the Chief Engineer. The Supervisor interacts with high ranking officials of the Authority. Attends and participates in meetings with the Authority, with Federal and private agencies and companies, local jurisdictions, and with Departments of the District of Columbia Government. III. EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE & OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability necessary for an individual to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable amounts of training are provided. Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university and seven (7) years of progressive related experience associated with the procurement and implementation of capital improvement projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior supervisory experience is desirable. Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills. Utilizes personal computer and maintains a working knowledge of applicable software programs, (ie project controls, financial controls, word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, etc.).IV. PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. . General office conditions and limited time in an outdoor environment on a heavy construction site.DC Water and Sewer Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.