The North County Transit District (NCTD) is seeking a Director of Procurement and Contracts Administration. This position has direct supervisory responsibility for staff positions and may also oversee the work of consultants and contractors. Further, the position is expected to participate in the sharing of expert knowledge and as a vital member of various project teams that may be instituted. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and collaborative team builder with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. The successful candidate will exercise sound judgment and deductive reasoning; interpret, explain, and diplomatically enforce procurement policies and procedures; effectively procure quality products, services, and equipment on a timely basis at competitive prices; analyze, evaluate, and modify complex purchasing methods and procedures; analyze and evaluate products and price variables requiring in-depth research; evaluate technical and functional specifications prepared by departments for accuracy and appropriate content; prepare accurate and legally correct complex specifications and contracts; and prepare clear, concise and detailed statistical reports. The selected candidate will be able to present alternative options and creative solutions in addressing challenging procurement issues.