Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - LA Metro
Los Angeles , CA 90001
Posted 3 months ago
Basic Function Manages and facilitates the evaluation and development of proposals for the establishment of public-private partnerships (P3) in an effort to deliver L.A.
Metro's capital projects on schedule, within budget, and with measurable performance outcomes superior to public delivery Example Of Duties Works throughout Metro departments to manage and administer the Office of Extraordinary Innovation's (OEI's) evaluation and development of project proposals to establish public private partnerships for the delivery of capital projects Carries out multi-phase evaluation of Unsolicited Proposals to OEI for delivery of specific projects through public private partnership arrangements, including the establishment of internal project review teams and administration of review process Manages consultants for P3 financial advisory services to supplement internal information and analysis, as well as the interface between P3 financial advisors and P3 technical and legal advisors, and their respective oversight departments Documents the evaluation process and synthesizes information, including staff and consultant analysis, as well as supplementary research to support the assessment of knowable costs and benefits Supports work to scope, manage, and implement pre-procurement activities for the development of P3 projects, including project screening, qualitative and quantitative assessment, including development of value for money reports, and business case development Manages schedules, key project tasks and deliverables, and coordination among various members of P3 project teams, including consultants, while adhering to project budgets Interacts with key Metro departments to gather project information and data, facilitate workshops, and provide information and analysis related to project delivery Develops, documents, and disseminates best practice, policies, guidance, and lessons learned related to alternative delivery Coordinates with Ethics, Vendor/Contract Management, and P3 oversight team to maintain compliance with internal controls, policies, and procedures Participates in the development of programmatic and project messaging and outreach to the private sector, Metro staff, elected officials, the general public, stakeholder agencies, and/or other organizations Maintains communication and coordinates with project stakeholders throughout all phases of project design and implementation Works closely with internal staff, consultants and the P3 advisors to ensure compliance and consistency with agency, department, and project objectives Identifies problems and recommends resolutions to budget, cost, and schedule-related activities Prepares reports for management and the Board of Directors Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out Requirements For Employment Bachelor's degree - Project/Public Finance, Transportation Planning, Engineering, Public Policy, or other related field 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project delivery, project management, or program management of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Experience with public project procurement, especially in California, is desirable Master's degree or fellows program in related field desirable Preferred Qualifications 7 years of progressively responsible experience in project delivery, project management, or program management of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Experience performing quantitative financial analysis, such as financial modeling, development of real estate pro forma, financial forecasting, and/or planning and programming Knowledge:
Theories, principles, and practices of project management and public contracting, including traditional and alternative/innovative project delivery, and public private partnerships Theories, principles, and practices of transportation policy, specifically for public transportation Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations Administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development and implementation Local, state, and federal issues public policy, and political landscape, including but not limited to labor, business, and environmental issues Capital and operating budgets Public administration Modern management theory Abilities: Understand and analyze complex proposals involving public private partnership models for infrastructure delivery Conduct preliminary project and financial analysis of project proposals Develop and design project plans in a collaborative way, involving multiple departments and points of contact Provide leadership in monitoring multiple projects to ensure compliance with schedule and budget Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Interact and represent Metro in front of public and elected officials Work effectively within a large public agency and with partnering agencies and resource agencies Recommend action plans, report on progress, review and comment on contract required documents, and respond to requests from executives and the Board of Directors Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate contract terms Determine strategies to achieve goals Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives Communicate effectively orally and in writing Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application.
Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.
All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m.
on the closing date.
BM *Open to the public and all Metro employees
This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Closing Date/Time: 21-SEP-18