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Assistant Commissioner, Capacity Building And Corporate Partnerships

Company name

NYC Department of Small Business Services

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Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney


USD 75338

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 05,2018

Posted on

Mar 27,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Finance >> Finance - General
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant Commissioner, Capacity Building and Corporate Partnerships Duties : Report to the Deputy Commissioner of DEFO and will be responsible for overseeing initiatives designed to prepare and connect M/WBEs to contracting opportunities as well as program staff that will directly manage and support each initiative. Participate in developing strategies, programming and performance metrics for these and future initiatives to assist NYC-certified M/WBEs build business capacity in order to successfully compete, bid, win and perform on City and private sector contracts. Oversee implementation of each aforementioned initiative, as well as any additional initiatives assigned to business unit, including program management and staff, program vendors and external partnerships. Build and maintain relationships with M/WBE participants in order to make appropriate recommendations to complimentary services and to assist with networking and business development. Work with internal units, and external partners to enhance existing programming and develop new capacity building programming and services. Oversee procurement processes and program contracts. Manage performance of each program vendor. Develop and oversee regular reports of program metrics for the unit, agency and its partners. Participate in planning, coordination, and implementation of workshops, courses, meetings and other events. Represent the unit and agency/division in meetings/events/presentations with corporate partners, City Hall, City Council, City agencies and other stakeholders. Develop strategies with divisional units and Deputy Commissioner to identify best practices, additional programming, marketing/promotion, and outreach to better support M/WBEs in competing for contract opportunities in both public and private sectors. Lead and participate in special projects as needed. Capacity Building & Corporate Partnerships is a set of programs and services designed to provide education, training and mentorship for Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in order to help strengthen their operations and financial position, and develop management and leadership skills in order to better compete for public and private sector contract opportunities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : 1. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and 4+ years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or more of the following fields: business administration, marketing, public relations, journalism, law, public market operations, government contracting, urban planning, finance or grant administration, at least 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity or in supervising personnel performing professional duties in one or more of the fields noted above; or 2. Education and/or experience equivalent to that described in "1" above. However all candidates must have the 18 months of supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills : A master’s degree from an accredited college in business or public administration, management science, operations management, organizational behavior or urban studies. 5-7 years of program development and management. Significant experience in managing multiple staff. Significant experience in vendor management and partner relationship management. Knowledge of New York City, State and Federal government; knowledge of the issues facing New York City. Proficiency using MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio and MS Project. Experience with data analysis using MS ACCESS, MS EXCEL or other software application.

Additional info

Job ID: 312824. Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

Human Resources Unit
NYC Department of Small Business Services
110 William Street
7th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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