Associate Director, Accelerator
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - New York, NY

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HHS Accelerator is a transformational initiative that will improve the relationship between New York City government and its client and community-based service providers by creating a centralized document management system, speeding provider selection, standardizing contracts and normalizing post award actions.

The successful candidate will serve as an Associate Director of HSS Accelerator reporting to the HHS Accelerator division. Responsibilities will include: Oversight and preparation of technical and functional requirements and system documentation for the Business Application and Solicitation Management processes of the HHS Accelerator system, which determines the eligibility of Client and Community Based Service Providers to compete to do business with the City of New York through a regulatory, institutional and administrative review; managing and supporting HHS Accelerator staff; developing technical and functional requirements to facilitate notices of solicitations for publication in the Human Services Plan, solicitations for release, and proposal and award processes within the HHS Accelerator system; collaborating with HHS Accelerator staff to ensure procurement related activities are completed appropriately and in a timely manner; maintaining expert knowledge and understanding of the staffing needs as current systems are expanded and new systems are established as it relates to client and community based service procurement and payment activities in New York City; assisting in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures as the client and community based procurement and payment activities are further centralized and streamlined in New York City; assisting in gathering data required by oversight Agencies; and managing special projects and initiatives as assigned. The position’s responsibilities include commitment to and compliance with the City’s EEO policy.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate should possess the following: Extensive experience in the administration of government procurement; strong knowledge of New York City’s Procurement Policy Board (PPB) policies and procedures is preferred; exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written; should be comfortable with learning a wide variety of new technologies; familiarity with Content Management Systems and Case Management Systems; strong knowledge of the NYC Financial Management System (FMS) and the Automated Procurement Tracking System (APT); demonstrated experience working with technical and non-technical staff; exceptional knowledge of Microsoft programs; excellent analytic, organization, presentation and facilitation skills; and the ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

To Apply

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Day - Due to the necessary management duties of this position in a 24/7 operation, candidate may be required to be on call and/or work various shifts such as weekends and/or evenings.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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