The salary range for this position is $148,486 - $244,940. A starting salary above the mid-point is achievable for the exceptional candidate and will be dependent upon experience. Relocation assistance is available. An attractive benefit package is offered that includes CalPERS pension retirement, and full medical, dental and vision coverage.
4 Year Degree
The North County Transit District is seeking a Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) to provide leadership and oversight for the District’s procurement and contract administration functions. The CPO ensures compliance with legal and regulatory procurement and contracting requirements and timely completion of procurement and contract activity to meet the needs of the District. The CPO provides guidance and training for direct reports and staff across the District to ensure that a professional, high quality work product is consistently produced. The CPO is responsible for driving the direction, planning and procedures to establish the implementation of best practices and compliance with applicable federal, state, local and regulatory agency laws, rules and grant requirements. The CPO verifies the expenditure of public funds in an open, competitive and legal manner.
The North County Transit District is the agency responsible for public transportation in North San Diego County, California. It was established in 1975 by California Senate Bill No. 802 to plan, construct, and operate public transit in North San Diego County.
A combination of experience and education to fulfill the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position may be considered. This includes:
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration, accounting, or a related field. A Master’s or Law degree is ideal.
Minimum 10 years prior relevant experience, including 7 years’ supervisory experience.
Coursework and/or training in federal and state procurement laws and regulations.
Extensive experience in the public sector or transit industry experience desired.
Knowledge of contracting rules, regulations, and procedures such as Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), California Public Contracting Code, Federal Transit Administration Third Party Contracting Guidance (FTA C. 4220.1F) and other laws and regulations pertaining to the solicitation of bids/proposals, evaluation of offers, negotiations and awarding of contracts, including proposal preparation, negotiation, legal aspects and financial accounting.
Knowledge of and experience with public agencies and construction contracting rules and regulations.
Ability to interpret and apply local, state, and federal rules and regulations accurately and effectively.
The North County Transit District is the agency
responsible for public transportation in North San
Diego County, California. It was established in 1975 by
California Senate Bill No. 802 to plan, construct, and
operate public transit in North San Diego County. NCTD provides approximately 10 million passenger
trips per year. NCTD’s geographic area is approximately
1,020 square miles with an approximate population
of 849,000 people. NCTD employs approximately
845 people, both direct and contract employees,
and is governed by a Board of Directors