Senior Manager, CEO - Capital Programs

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management
  • Salary: $176,725.92 - $267,489.12 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Manager, CEO - Capital Programs
Salary: $174,976 - $264,840 Annually
When to Submit Your Application: Starting on December 31, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific Time); First application review deadline will be January 15, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive - Open to the Public

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Who We Are
The County of Los Angeles is the largest employer in Southern California with over 112,000 employees across 36 departments and an operating budget of $36 billion. The County provides vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

What We Do
With a population of over 10 million residents, we serve the needs of 88 municipalities that lie within our boundaries. We are governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected on a nonpartisan basis to serve four-year, staggered terms as our executive and legislative authorities. The County's real estate portfolio consists of approximately 5,000 buildings, and a Capital Program of approximately $6 billion.

The Opportunity
We are pursuing qualified candidates to fill the Senior Manager position overseeing Capital Projects. As Senior Manager, you will have immediate charge of the Capital Programs Division of the Chief Executive Office.

Capital programs include new construction, renovation of existing facilities, or the acquisition of land. The Capital Programs Division provides strategic direction and recommendations for financial planning and management of capital programs, and collaborates with the Department of Public Works and Internal Services Department for the management of projects.

We are searching for individuals who will have particular responsibility for County-wide functions focused solely on capital projects forecasting and planning.

Position Responsibilities
Leading the CEO Capital Programs Division operations including asset planning, capital programs, budget, finance, property development, and disability civil rights compliance with building-related regulations.

Consulting with the County's Board of Supervisors, Board Deputies, Department Heads, and applicable staff to determine, forecast, and plan for capital programs, operations and maintenance needs to foster high quality public services to the constituents of Los Angeles County.

Providing division leadership and executive program management oversight of capital projects delivery performed by various County departments to ensure compliance with Board approved scope, cost and schedule.

Collaborating with other CEO Executive Leadership to develop strategic asset planning and management initiatives needed to optimize capital program delivery, generate economic development, mitigate deterioration and improve operations and maintenance of existing facilities, and rejuvenate real estate portfolio.

Requirements to Qualify
Five (5) years of experience in a highly responsible managerial capacity* leading large-scale construction, financing, or asset management programs. The experience must have been at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Manager, CEO or higher.

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Physical Class
Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stopping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

Special Requirement Information
*For this examination, highly responsible managerial capacity is defined as managing the organization, or a department, bureau, division, or equivalent scope within an organization; supervising and controlling the work of other supervisory, professional, or managerial employees; and exercising discretion over the day-to-day operations of the activity or function for which the employee has authority.

Note: Los Angeles County employees who have out-of-class qualifying experience will be considered in this examination.

The Right Person for This Job
In addition to the requirements listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Demonstrated experience as a highly ethical leader with experience managing large teams;
  • Proven experience handling sensitive issues and bridging political differences;
  • Ability to maintain and build effective relationships to direct and advance initiatives county-wide;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA);
  • Extensive program and project management experience involving large scale construction and asset management projects including hospitals and healthcare facilities, justice facilities, museums and related institutional asset classes;
  • Strong public presentation and written communications skills to address complex issues clearly and persuasively in all settings;
  • Experience in preparing and managing a multi-year Capital Plan and Capital Program Budget; and
  • Knowledge of public finance, public sector contracting, and project delivery methods including P-3 projects.

Our Assessment Process
After meeting our requirements, we will invite you to participate in an evaluation of your training and experience (T&E) weighted 100% of your total score measuring Knowledge of Building Construction Principles and Processes, Knowledge of Budget and Finance Principles, and Knowledge of Administration and Management Principles.

Candidates must meet the requirements and receive a passing score of 70% or higher on the T&E in order to be placed on the eligible register. Candidates receiving a passing score will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of 12 months following the date of promulgation.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

Fair Chance Initiative
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

Application and Filing Information
Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Important: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Minimum requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.

Social Security Number: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

Computer and internet access at public libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

No sharing of User ID and Password: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
Additional Information
ADA Coordinator Email:
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
Department Contact Name: Alfredo Rocha
Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2922
Department Contact Email:
Exam Number: M0846C-R

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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