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Manager, Security Performance and Program Management

Job ID: 61851
Department: Chief Security Office
Location: Jersey City, NJ


About the Role


NOTE: The selected candidate will be required to pass a PAPD background check.


Reporting to the Resource Management and Planning General Manager in the Chief Security Office (CSO), the Manager, Security Performance and Program Management will provide daily supervision, guidance and leadership to represented and non-represented staff. The selected candidate will assume responsibility for the management and oversight of procurements, contract management and compliance for the Port Authority Police Department (PAPD), Resource Management and Planning Department (RMP), Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Rescue Training Center (ARFF-RTC) and Office of Emergency Management (OEM). The role manages the CSO department’s Strategic Plan, departmental Briefing Book, and the RMP Business Continuity Plan. In addition, the role manages the CSO fleet, Pro Card Program, records management program including FOIA requests and sealing/expungement of criminal records.  




  • Oversee small and large-scale procurements for PAPD, RMP, ARFF-RTC, and OEM including contract management, MWBE/SDVOB/DBE participation, authorizing documents and prompt vendor payments.
  • Oversee orders under $5k for PAPD (Police Academy, SOD, CIB, and HQ)
  • Oversee the CSO ProCard program.
  • Oversee the CSO fleet program.
  • Oversee departmental documentation such as the CSO Strategic Plan, Briefing book and policies/procedures with the PAPD.
  • Attend and present materials at regular meetings within the CSO department, partnering departments and external stakeholders.
  • Oversee the records storage and retention program for the CSO Department
  • Oversee public records requests for PAPD and other requests for information from internal and external entities.
  • Oversee the sealing and expungement of criminal records for New York and New Jersey
  • Position shall perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain management, finance, public administration, law, economics, or related field 
  • 5 years of demonstrated leadership with guiding teams to successfully achieve project objectives 
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience 
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate, and manage a diverse team effectively 
  • Experience performing analytical assessments to support problem solving and decision-making  
  • At least 3 years’ experience administering service contracts utilizing various procurement methods, such as bids, request for proposal (RFP) and request for information (RFI) 
  • Demonstrated experience handling multiple assignments and heavy workload while meeting tight deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of understanding company policies and procedures related to procurements and contracts
  •    Superior skills with Microsoft Office Suite, SAP/VIM, AVM, B2G, and others 
  • Demonstrated experience drafting policies and procedures, strategic documents, implementation plans, and interagency agreements  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  



    Desired Qualifications


    • Demonstrated decision-making, and interpersonal abilities with a strong customer service orientation.
    • Proven ability to identify problems, assess the accuracy and relevance of information, use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, develop consensus, and make recommendations.
    • Experience or interest in learning about emerging technologies and process improvement.



    Selection Process

    The application process varies by position, but typically includes an initial phone interview for qualified candidates, followed by a more in-depth interview(s) and/or assessment(s). Selected candidates who are made a conditional job offer will be asked to undergo a background check.


    Compensation & Benefits

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive benefits package, hybrid work options for many positions, and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.


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    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

    Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

    About The Port Authority:

    Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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