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Principal Administrative Analyst (District Temporary) - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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The Contracting Services Unit within the Administrative Services Section seeks a highly motivated and dedicated procurement professional(District Temp) to conduct research and analysis in a variety of areas up to and including the preparation of written reports, make presentations such as those included in a pre-submittal conference andlor job walk. The successful candidate will also analyze, prepare, and develop solicitations, contracts, and specifications; monitor project plans, tasks, work breakdown structures, cost estimates, schedule performance deliverables, and resources. Being a team player with dynamic people skills is a must as project teamwork and collaboration with invested stakeholders is required for this position.

This is an advanced journey level position performing Principal Administrative Analyst job duties including leading a team of multi-disciplinary professionals through the solicitation process (Request for Proposal or Request for Qualification). Specific responsibilities include: collaborative development of complex scopes of work, using knowledge of best practices of public agency procurement to write and award highly technical professional service agreements; conducting presentations related to pre-proposal conferences, site visits, and job-walks for Metropolitan staff and solicitation respondents; participating in the evaluation of proposals; writing recommendation to award memos; negotiating terms, conditions and cost, and independently resolving complex contractual issues; conducting contract training to Metropolitan’s internal stakeholders; performing compliance reviews of executed agreements to determine compliance with specified terms and conditions and prepare written reports to establish findings.


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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and eight years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and six years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Senior Analyst classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as working with complex, highly technical solicitations, including scope of work and evaluation criteria development, experience in contract negotiation, contract administration (including data analysis, invoicing, and contract compliance); demonstrated experience in project management, analyzing data, creating reports, and presenting to management and business partners.


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.


JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
30% Technical Knowledge & Skills in contracts and negotiations
20% Project Management
20% Analytical Skills
15% Oral / Written Communications
10% Interpersonal Effectiveness
5% Initiative


CLOSING
Benefits:
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• On-site fitness center

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits District Temporary Full Time Employee


ABOUT MWD
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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