Contracts Manager (Rail Project)
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
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Contracts Manager (Rail Project)
S22, $96,490- $139,910
Herndon, VA; Department- Supply Chain Management , MA-950
Open Until Filled*
*The closing date for this position has been amended from 8/01/2017
Have you ever wondered who runs Reagan National Airport? Or Dulles International Airport? Or the Dulles Toll Road? We do! We’re the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and we’re looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us continue our tradition of outstanding service to travelers in the Washington Metropolitan area. In 2016 alone, we served more than 44 million air passengers. We offer an array of benefits programs, including vacation, retirement, and health benefits. Whether you are traveling the world or plotting your career path, your journey begins with us.
Our Core Values are: MUTUAL RESPECT…INTEGRITY…PRIDE…COLLABORATION
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The Contracts Manager (Rail Project) performs pre-award and post-award contracting functions on large dollar value construction, architectural/engineering contracts, and other professional service type contracts in support of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Works under the general supervision of the Procurement and Contracts Manager. Serves in the Procurement and Contracts Department in the Office of Supply Chain Management. This position is located at Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project office in Herndon, VA. . Performs related functions.
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Please note: You should review this job description, in particular the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other (KSAOs) requirements listed. Please reply to KSAOs one (1) through (6) only. The rest of the KSAOs will be assessed during the application process.
In the application process, you will be asked to relate your experience, training and education to the KSAOs in a narrative format. We would suggest that you prepare your responses off line and paste them into the assessment questionnaire. If the required information is provided in your resume, please direct the reviewer to the specific section of the document where this information can be found.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (MQS):
To be rated qualified for this job, an applicant must meet all of the MQs listed below at the time of vacancy announcement closure.
1. Seven years of progressively responsible experience in construction procurement and contracting.
2. Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, contract management, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that totals four years.
3. A valid state driver’s license in good standing.
4. Certification as a Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPB) within two years of hire or placement in the job.
The qualifications listed below (if any) are preferred and may be considered in the selection process, but they are not required to be rated qualified for this job.
1. Experience utilizing U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funded third party contracting requirements for public service construction projects or experience with state transportation agencies such as Virginia Department of Transportation.
2. Experience in public sector procurement and contracting, including construction or engineering.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is completed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be done to determine if you meet the minimum qualification requirements. There is an Assessment questionnaire(s) that you must complete. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire(s). If a determination is made that your application does not support your responses, which you provided in the assessment questionnaire, your application will not receive further consideration for this announcement.
A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.