CHIEF, PARK, RECREATION AND OPEN SPACES DEPARTMENT DIVISION 3 (Contracts & Procurement) - Exempt
Miami Dade County
October 5, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
CHIEF, PARKS, RECREATION AND OPEN SPACES (PROS) DIVISION 3 (CONTRACTS & PROCUREMENT) (Exempt)
Salary: Min: $90,756.64 - Max: $142,683.58
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field. Minimum of four years of professional experience in the administration of procurement, revenue management, and negotiation of contracts to include supervisory experience is required.
Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department (PROS) is seeking a highly motivated candidate with a collaborative leadership style, employing innovative, creative problem-solving skills, and the ability to work with multiple agencies while effectively managing individuals to serve as its Chief Negotiations Officer.
This is a highly responsible, senior level position charged with leading high-level negotiations and the formulation of negotiation strategies. This position’s incumbent will develop complex specifications, conduct market research and determine the contractual opportunities for the Department, which currently manages over $400 million in existing contracts. This position will also oversee the functions of procurement, contract management, capital inventory, asset management and the warehouse as well as numerous special projects for the PROS Department.
The ideal candidate will possess the skills necessary to manage all facets of the contract negotiation and administration cycle for the Department and have the ability to focus and comprehend the departmental needs and business processes to maximize the value and effectiveness of existing contracts. The Chief will work closely with the County Attorney's Office as the Departments' primary liaison on all contracting or compliance matters. This position’s incumbent in conjunction with its subordinate Contracts Manager must attend meetings and conferences with attorneys, vendors, contractors, professional consultants, contract specialists and will represent the Department’s interests relative to contract or compliance matters.
Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of unincorporatedMiami-Dade County, and has broad, regional powers to establish policies for servicesthat transcend city boundaries. The government provides major metropolitan services countywide and city-type services for residents of the unincorporated areas.Miami-Dade has an Executive Mayor with the power to veto Commission action items. In January 2007, the Mayor was given additional powers providing for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of Miami-Dade. The Mayor can only serve two terms of four years.The Board of Commissioners selected Joe A. Martínez as Chairman of the 13-member Miami-Dade Board of CountyCommissioners on November 16, 2010. Through ordinances and resolutions, the Commissioners set policies and establishlaws for the community.Commissioners are chosen in non-partisan, single-district elections. Miami-Dade County is structured into 13 districts.Residents choose only from among candidates running in the district in which they live. Commissioners serve four-year staggered terms, with elections scheduled every two years, with no term limits.Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square mil...es. Located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula,one-third of Miami-Dade County is located in Everglades National Park. Miami-Dade County is bounded by Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward Countyto the north.
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