Proposed Salary Range$ 50,000.00 – $ 60,000.00 (Annual)
The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) is a New York City oversight and service agency that manages procurement citywide, from planning and release of agency solicitations to payment of vendors. Annually, agencies procure billions in products and services from a diverse pool of vendors that represent various industries. MOCS therefore aims to ensure that the procurement process remains fair, transparent, efficient and cost-effective.
MOCS makes it easier to do business through use of end-to-end technology tools, increases transparency by publication of enriched data and hosting public hearings, and strengthens procurement operations by providing direct assistance and resources to all stakeholders. MOCS also partners with agencies and vendors to identify areas for policy reform, resulting in ongoing process improvement to reduce administrative burdens and increase the positive impact of services on communities. The MOCS Director serves as the City Chief Procurement Officer.
MOCS team members operate in a fast-paced, collaborative, service-oriented environment, where flexibility and ability to achieve results are valued. Analysts perform a range of defined tasks assigned by supervisors. All MOCS analysts are expected to deliver timely and quality work products and services, participate in ongoing improvement activities, proactively deepen their knowledge of procurement and government operations, and will use modern technology software and hardware to complete daily duties. Analysts also collaborate with other team members to implement projects, help to maintain and/or analyze operational data, and interact with external stakeholders.
The Service Desk unit is part of Information Technology division at MOCS. The team is both responsible for ensuring that all MOCS stakeholders have access to the most current information and driving best practices related to sustainable knowledge acquisition and skills building. The Service Desk unit operates a central service desk to respond to incoming inquiries, screens and onboards vendors to technology platforms, maintains learning resources, and implements a variety of proactive communications strategies. Staff aim to provide clear, accurate and timely information to stakeholders, coordinating responses across various operational and technical teams, and documenting and partnering to resolve any issues which inhibit task completion or the overall success of critical initiatives.
Please see the below listed responsibilities:
– Review, analyze and verify information associated with account requests and various filings;
– Communicate with stakeholders using various platforms such as email, phone and screensharing;
– Troubleshoot issues by utilizing materials, research, creative thinking and problem-solving skills;
– Determine when issues should be referred to peers or other units and/or escalated to managers;
– Record user interaction and categorical data in designated customer services platforms, e.g. JIRA;
– Propose updates to user resources for systems such as PASSPort and HHS Accelerator;
– Ongoing professional development to strengthen skills and increase knowledge in relevant areas of procurement, technology, government operations, public policy and people and change management;
– Understand issues affecting relevant stakeholder groups, including but not limited to covered city agencies, Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs), nonprofits, etc.;
– Participate in special projects, as assigned.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Graduation from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree; or
2. Graduation from an accredited community college plus two years of experience with administrative, analytic, coordinative, supervisory or liaison responsibilities; or
3. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent plus four years of experience as described in “2” above; or
4. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrate competency and/or history of consistent quality performance in the following areas of responsibility:
-Meet deadlines and work independently while paying close attention to details;
-Establish relationships quickly and maximize positive team dynamics;
-Succinctly and effectively communicate verbally and in writing;
-Distill complex material, present information and make actionable recommendations;
-Accurately and consistently document data on stakeholder experience and escalate critical issues;
-Analyze data and summarize research to support ongoing improvement in operations and service;
-Educate stakeholders about various procurement and government operations topics and tools; and
-Engage and support stakeholders through all phases of procurement and change.
**As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.**
The U.S. Department of Education provides student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP) to qualifying public service employees. As an employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness should you meet the program’s eligibility requirements. For additional information on PSLFP, please visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
External Applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/jobs and search for Job ID#: 471333
Current City Employees, please go to www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID#: 471333
Mayor’s Office of Contract Services is an equal opportunity employer. Mayor’s Office of Contract Services recognizes the unique skills and strengths gained through military service. Veterans and service members of the U.S. Armed Forces are strongly encouraged to apply. Special accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities. Please contact MOCS Disability Service Facilitator at email@example.com or 212-298-0734 only to request an accommodation. No other phone calls or personal inquiries permitted.
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