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Value Management Director (TVA-19-01)
Mayor's Office of Management and Budget

Company Description

Mayor's Office of Management and Budget

#JobID
14643
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Job Location:
New York, NY, United States
Primary Category:
Engineers/Architects
Secondary Category:
Architectural Engineer
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
1/29/2019

TASK FORCE: TECHNICAL SERVICES

UNIT: VALUE MANAGEMENT

JOB TITLE: One (1) Assistant Director

CONTROL CODE: TVA-19-01

SUMMARY:

The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the City government's chief financial agency. OMB's staff of analysts and experts assembles and oversees the Mayor’s expense and capital budgets, which fund the services and activities of approximately 70 City agencies.

OMB’s Technical Services Task Force has primary oversight responsibility for administering the City of New York Value Management (VM) Program. This Task Force works with all agencies, with an emphasis on the large infrastructure agencies such as the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Health+ Hospitals (H+H) and the Department of Design and Construction (DDC).

This Task Force is also responsible for managing the Charter-mandated City of New York Asset Management (AM) Program, and for reporting on the condition of major City assets for all agencies annually.  This involves directing the performance of approximately 1,100 asset condition surveys by architects and engineers each year, and the integration of this data into the Asset Information Management System (AIMS), resulting in two annual citywide publications.

The Value Management Director of the Technical Services Task Force will oversee the Value Management Unit and its associated Contract Administration Unit and the Asset Management Program.  Through management of these units the Value Management Director will develop, monitor and maintain consultant contracts for provision of Value Management Services to benefit numerous major city agencies with complex expense and capital portfolios and will play a critical role in the evaluation and coordination of citywide initiatives and capital project development.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

The duties of the Value Management Director encompass independent performance and direction of multiple units, in the following activities:

  • Developing and evaluating strategies for supporting Mayoral priorities
  • Supervising staff and coordinating preparation of VM consultant Task Order contracts  for VM reviews
  • Managing procurement of on-call contracts with VM firms
  • Approval of payments for consultant reviews
  • Conducting VM reviews to ensure collaboration with client agency partners
  • Reviewing and evaluating on-going agency capital projects and operational initiatives and formulating appropriate recommendations in order to ensure a sufficient allocation of resources to enable the Departments to meet mandated responsibilities and programmatic requirements
  • Developing recommendations for operational efficiencies through VM reviews of agency processes and procedures
  • Acquiring and maintaining detailed knowledge of agency programs and operations
  • Overseeing special projects relating to agency programs and operations
  • Recommending options and preferred course of action with supporting fiscal and policy analysis
  • Representing OMB and Deputy Director at meetings, hearings and other public forums; and
  • Ensuring staff is fully trained and briefed on issues and deadlines and provide periodic and appropriate feedback and guidance to staff to ensure optimal performance
  • Managing and enhancing the AIMS database which stores and processes asset condition, cost and business rules data for all city agency assets
  • Procuring and managing a consultant contract for specialized survey expertise: capable of assessing movable and fixed bridges, retaining walls, roadways, buildings, piers and bulkheads, marinas and other waterfront structures
  • Directing the selection of assets, and the scheduling of city surveyors and consultant surveyors
  • Working with DDC surveyors to ensure they perform efficiently, and provide quality data, consistent with the AM Methodology
  • Issuing Work Orders for activities such as asset surveys, system enhancements, or periodic cost updates
  • Maintaining relationships with AM Agency Liaisons for 19 agencies to ensure access for condition surveys
  • Assembling and ensuring data quality of all survey reports, including estimated costs associated with necessary State-of-Good-Repair (SOGR) work identified by the field surveyors
  • Overseeing training in the AM Methodology for all new staff or consultants
  • Reporting on Hazardous Conditions found during surveys
  • Publishing annual citywide Reports of SOGR Needs, and of agency plans to address them, distributed to all agencies and Financial Oversights
  • Working with OMB financial Task Forces to share data, and respond to questions
  • Responding to queries from OMB and the agencies for asset data for various citywide initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • We are seeking an individual with strong analytic and quantitative skills.
  • Candidate must have SAVE International training and accreditation
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Understanding of a broad range of infrastructure types
  • The ideal candidate is someone who is able to meet pressured deadlines
  • The candidate should also possess the ability to manage multiple, often-competing priorities, and manage staff effectively to ensure properly skilled individuals are assigned to and satisfy specific needs.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, is strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with Visual Basic and SQL Server is desirable.

REQUIREMENTS:

Assistant  Director ($137,637+)

Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering and a minimum of six years of full-time experience in Value Management, or a Master's degree in Architecture or Engineering, or a field related to the specific assignment and a minimum of four years of relevant experience.  Applicants must also possess at least two years of supervisory experience.  Design or construction experience is desirable. Candidate must be certified in the Value Methodology, accredited through SAVE International.

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying you must:

  1. Prepare a brief statement discussing the position you are applying for, why you are interested in the position, and what skills/experience you possess to meet the requirements of the position
  2. Prepare an up-to-date resume, including a description of your current position;
  3. Send your statement, resume, and a sample of your current work to Leena Hussein – HusseinL@omb.nyc.gov, Personnel Division – 8th Floor and Tara Boirard (Hiring Manager) at boirardt@omb.nyc.gov.

THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET AND THE CITY OF NEW YORK ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS

You must be a City resident within 90 days of the date of appointment

And you must be legally eligible to work in the United States

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