Thursday , February 9 2023

Metro Bus Careers (Job Opportunities) – SENIOR DIRECTOR

Website Los Angeles Metro

Job Description:

Directs, manages, and executes the performance of an assigned organizational unit or function within the Countywide Planning and Development Department associated with the development, implementation, and management of policies, programs, plans, and projects countywide.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages competitive countywide grant programs from application development, project selection, through implementation and close-out including internal and external coordination
  • Negotiates and executes major cooperative agreements and interagency funding plans
  • Directs the preparation of written and oral reports, research projects, and solicitations
  • Represents Metro in broad internal and external interagency initiatives
  • Develops, reviews, and evaluates contractor proposals; negotiates award amounts; evaluates operating standards and work products; and ensures productive use of contractors
  • Partners with Community Relations and outside consultants to direct stakeholder engagement, including developing messages, identifying the appropriate stakeholders, and crafting an engagement plan
  • Directs the technical management, analysis, and evaluation of transportation systems and options
  • Develops sub-regional plans in coordination with outside agencies, jurisdictions, and other affected parties
  • Directs and prepares comprehensive studies, evaluations, cost estimates, and reports needed to support Board of Directors′ policy decisions; advocates funding needs of Metro′s transportation programs; and assesses future financial trends, opportunities, and constraints
  • Presents the work of Metro and the organizational unit to the Metro Board, Metro management, as well as other internal and external stakeholders
  • Determines the impact of proposed and enacted federal, state, and local policies, legislation, and regulations on the work program of the organizational unit
  • Coordinates within Countywide Planning and with other departments to ensure consistency in the planning, designing, and implementing of transit or highway projects/elements to ensure systemwide continuity and branding, including systemwide elements to ensure integration of individual rail/bus lines or highway/roadway projects into a coordinated system, integrated urban environment, urban design, and regional mobility plan
  • Directs the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of projects, programs and policies within the organizational unit
  • Oversees preparation and management of contract documents, including scopes of work, schedules, budgets, and various contracts and agreements
  • Provides policy, planning, and program support to internal management, staff, and various internal departments and outside agencies
  • Ensures professional development opportunities for staff of the organizational unit, and provides guidance and technical assistance to staff in other Metro departments
  • Develops urban design plans to ensure integration of the Metro system into the surrounding urban form
  • Directs and advises staff on coordination with other Metro departments, municipalities, elected officials, and the broader stakeholder community
  • Manages agency policies, plans, programs, and projects to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations

Job Requirements:

  • Modern management theory
  • Reviewing and synthesizing financial, analytical and statistical processes, procedures, and results
  • Applicable business software applications
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, urban development practices, and funding
  • sources for a public agency
  • Reviewing architectural and urban design documents and/or transportation related plans
  • Financial, analytical, and statistical processes and procedures
  • Organization policies and procedures of local, state, and federal government entities, including legislative and funding policies and procedures
  • Theories, principles, and practices of any of the following transportation and land use planning, architecture, urban design, environmental planning, sustainability planning, grants management, project management, civil engineering, funds programming, contract administration and negotiation, and business and public administration
  • Formulating strategies to achieve goals and objectives
  • Managing and providing strategic direction to a large, multidisciplinary team
  • Developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls
  • Reviewing legal and contractual documents

Qualification & Experience:

  • Five years of relevant management-level experience in transportation planning or programming, project management, grants management, capital development, financial planning, transit planning, or developing and implementing large scale, highly complex, multi-faceted transportation or highway/roadway projects or programs
  • Bachelor′s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Engineering, Business Administration, Planning, or a related field; Master′s degree in a related field preferred

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Metro

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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