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City of New York Assistant Director, SIPR (OM/WBE) in New York, New York

Job Description

The Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (OM/WBE) was created to address income inequality across the city and to address the disparity in City contracts awarded to certain ethnic and gender groups and the City’s overall representation in City contracting. OM/WBE is responsible for oversight, policy, interagency coordination, and accountability for the City’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE). It serves as a one-stop-shop for M/WBEs interested in doing business with the city and its agencies.

The incumbent will report to the Deputy Director, Strategic initiatives and Performance Reporting (SIPR) and with wide latitude for independent judgment will perform the following job responsibilities, which include and are not limited to:

  • Extracting, reviewing, and assessing a high volume of complex and diverse data sets; conducting analyses of procurement data and patterns for agencies; making appropriate recommendations for optimizing M/WBE utilization; and developing performance indicators to measure impact of current and new policy directives,

  • Supporting the Deputy Director in the review and assessment of diverse procurement submissions of agencies, including waivers, modifications and making appropriate recommendations for approval and/or follow-up actions to procurement staff and maintaining related records and reports.

  • Collaborating with other team members from the Mayor’s Office of M/WBE (OMWBE), Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) and the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to develop and implement strategies for increased Citywide M/WBE utilization, routine agency monitoring and contract compliance.

  • Performing special projects, generating ad hoc reports and analyses as needed, including drafting talking points and presentations for internal and external meetings and reviewing and editing proposals or policies related to the program.

  • Performing analytics tasks using agency contracting, including running queries, conducting analyses, and developing reports using basic quantitative methods.

  • Preparing routine reports and presentations of program performance data graphs/service trends.

  • Maintaining and updating existing dashboards as needed using software such as Power BI and assisting in developing new dashboards as needed.

  • Representing OM/WBE at interagency meetings and various external meetings and events related to the M/WBE Program.

  • Leading team meetings, developing meeting agendas and facilitating productive discussions that support successful program outcomes and goals.

  • Developing training materials and conducting training on program updates as needed.

  • Creating guidance documents for internal staff and external users detailing updates to queries and reports.

  • Spearheading special projects and strategic initiatives around M/WBE program policy and compliance

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  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.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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