0931 - Manager III, Professional Services Contract Manager
|Department||Public Utilities Commission|
|Date Opened||10/11/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||10/26/2018 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$57.98 - $74.00/hour; $10,049.00 - $12,827.00/month; $120,588.00 - $153,920.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent PBT|
This is a Position Based Test administered in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A.
Job announcement was extended on 10/19/2018 to allow for additional recruitment. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.
Who are we?
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million. Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care. Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness. We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at www.sfwater.org.
Under the general administrative direction of the Project Administration Bureau Manager, the Professional Services Contract Manager acts at the level of a senior manager, with complex responsibilities managing professional consulting procurement activities related to all SFPUC enterprises, including Hetch Hetchy Water and Power, Water System Improvement Program, Sewer System Improvement Program, Hetch Hetchy Improvement Program capital programs and repair and replacement projects. The Professional Services Contract Manager will be responsible for analyzing current contract administrative procedures; assisting with strategic planning, guiding and implementing streamlined processes for contract preparation, execution and administration; lead development of procurement related to Chapter 21 Administrative Code changes; overseeing continued development and implementation of SFPUC's on-line procurement system. Manage a team responsible for administering professional consulting service contracts, amendments, emergency contracts, interCity agency agreements, MOU/MOAs, and other such related agreements.
Essential functions include:
- Assisting in establishing goals and objectives for contract administration;
- Directing staff responsible for executing professional services contracts;
- Assisting with planning, organizing, and directing the efficiency and effectiveness of the SFPUC contract administration program;
- Adhering to City policies and procedures and State law in relation to Contract Administration- including managing emergency contracts and issues with Federal and State funding involvement;
- Developing and implementing processes for awarding of contracts;
- Developing and implementing a comprehensive records management system for the Contracts Division.
The Idea Candidate
San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission seeks a confident, results-oriented leader and manager who is passionate about the environment and public service. The ideal candidate will stay current with best practices and trends in managing communications, marketing and media strategies to support the SFPUC's priority projects and programs and lead them to maximum efficiency. They will also enjoy working in a fast-paced, supportive environment where collegiality, professionalism, teamwork, and an appreciation for fun are valued.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record and ability to exercise the following competencies which are the most critical to the Professional Services Contract Manager role:
The Minimum Qualification guidelines for management classifications can be referenced . Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., desirable qualifications) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
1. Possession of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Political Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Planning, Public Policy or a closely related field; AND
2. Five (5) years of professional experience in procurement, complex contract negotiations on behalf of a public authority, such as a government agency. This experience must include a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.
Possession of a Juris Doctor degree, California Professional Engineering License or a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Planning, Public Policy or a closely related field.
Experience in identifying and implementing efficiency and streamlining measures business processes.
City and County of San Francisco departmental contract administration experience.
Experience supervising staff at professional, administrative and clerical levels.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. One-year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40-hour work week).
Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
How To Apply
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
Disaster Service Workers
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.