Assistant District Administrator for Business (NOVA)

Virginia Department of Transportation - Fairfax County, VA3.9

Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking a dynamic leader with strong financial and business management experience to serve as an Assistant District Administrator to direct business operations for the NOVA District. As a key member of the leadership team, the successful candidate will lead and direct staff and business functions including Fiscal, Inventory, Procurement, Facilities Management and Capital Improvements, Security, Telecommunications and Information Technology. Serve as member of the district executive team and as the district's lead financial officer. Partner with Central Office Procurement to ensure the district operations are in compliance. Financial Management: Develop and oversee district's financial program. Ensure adequate funding and resources are available to support district's needs by providing guidance in developing administrative budgets. Support administration of budgets for maintenance, construction, environmental, planning, physical plant, equipment, information technology, and capital outlay. Ensure District Administrator is informed of budget related issues. Conduct budget reviews with Residencies, Sections and District leadership team. Partner with Assurance and Compliance Office regarding risk and audit findings. Lead district's business functions to meet established administrative targets on VDOT's dashboard. Oversee Business Operations: Support the district's maintenance and construction programs by providing leadership in improving business practices and maximizing resources throughout VDOT. Direct the development of business plans for each area of responsibility to include performance deliverables, deadlines, monitoring and processes in Fiscal, Procurement, Facility Management, Inventory Management, Technology Resource Management, Technology Resources Management and Security. Ensure district is in compliance with Prompt Pay Act and SWaM provisions. Advise and Support District Managers: Provide advisory and consulting services to the District Administrator and other district managers on financial management, administrative and business matters. Administer District Procurement, Fixed Asset Inventory and IMS Programs: Promote the achievement of diversity in procurement practices. Ensure updates to fixed assets, road inventory, and leased equipment are recorded accurately as they occur in the fiscal year. Ensure annual district wide IMS compliance reviews and summary reports for each location are completed timely. Delegated authority from District Administrator to serve as District Third Step Respondent in matters of employee grievances. Designated command and decision making point of contact for incidents and events. Determines the command staff needed to: support field operations, direct Incident Action Plan activities, and restore travel to its pre-event condition. Has the responsibility and authority to initiate activation of the respective District Command structure and direct response activities. We are a "Virginia Values Veterans" (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application. VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit ?Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants?? at: We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent
Minimum Qualifications Managerial level experience applying knowledge of organizational functions related to info technology, funding, general administration, planning, development and evaluation. Managerial level experience in budget administration, procurement, inventory management, security management, financial management and related state and federal policies and procedures. Experience applying independent judgment in the interpretation and analysis of rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Experience developing and implementing organizational processes for effectively managing finances and maximizing the use of available funds. Managerial level experience applying human resource and performance management and principles and policies. Ability to build collaborative relationships and gain consensus from diverse groups. Ability to communicate clearly and articulate both orally and in writing with diverse audiences and to make presentations and conduct meetings. Skill in the use of computers and web-based applications to include automated financial software programs.
Preferred Qualifications Progressively responsible experience in the management of a diverse financial and business program to include supervising managerial, professional, and technical staff members. Master of Business Administration or related degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Special Requirements Valid Driver's License. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records check will be conducted. All employees are required to work in emergency situations, to include weekends, holidays, and after normal business hours; assignments may vary based on business needs.