Salary: $65,000 – $67,500 (Annual)
As an essential component of his plan to tackle income inequality across the city, Mayor de Blasio created the Mayor’s Office for Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) to address the disparity between City contracts awarded to certain ethnic and gender groups and their overall representation in City contracting. The Office is responsible for oversight, policy, interagency coordination and accountability of the City’s M/WBE Program. It will serve as a one-stop-shop for M/WBEs interested in doing business with the city and its agencies.
Directly reporting to the Deputy Director, Programs for the Mayor’s Office of M/WBEs, a division of the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, the Senior Data Analyst will play a key role in developing and guiding work related to the deBlasio Administration’s M/WBE initiatives. The Senior Data Analyst, with the Office of M/WBE, is responsible for managing data related
projects focused on the City’s Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) program and policy directives related to the City’s M/WBE program.
The ideal candidate will have high-level experience with inter-agency and inter-governmental coordination within city, state and/or federal government around data needs and reporting.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
– Manipulating and analyzing data from city agencies to interpret M/WBE performance metrics, with particular emphasis on collecting and reporting M/WBE contracts received as part of the City’s COVID-19 response.
– Reporting on M/WBE indicators to the Mayor and Deputy Mayors on a quarterly basis and COVID-19 data weekly to inform decisions and policies related to an equitable recovery.
– Disseminating policy and legislative information impacting M/WBE community post-COVID to Deputy Mayors and key staff Citywide to support the Mayor’s Fair Recovery Task Force.
– Maintaining and updating presentation materials and talking points related to COVID-19 resources available for small businesses and M/WBEs in particular to promote awareness.
– Supporting outreach efforts to connect M/WBEs with contract opportunities related to COVID response.
– Responding to rapid requests for data and reporting related to M/WBE.
– Collaborating with team members to develop novel strategies for data and technical analysis, particularly in the emerging post-COVID environment.
– Developing and maintaining M/WBE data reports, presentations, and talking points.
– Assisting in the documentation and standardization of current database environments and technical analysis.
– Developing detailed methodologies in order to allow successful projects to be transferred and automated by client agencies.This includes the ability to translate data into insight.
– Partnering with units within Mayor’s Office for Contract Services, Department of Small Business Services, and other city agencies, to create data solutions to streamline the procurement process, broadening competition and increasing vendors’ ability and capacity to do business with New York City. This includes, but is not limited to, creating and presenting compelling reports to stakeholders based upon project findings and methods.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Graduation from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree; or
2. Graduation from an accredited community college plus two years of experience with administrative, analytic, coordinative, supervisory or liaison responsibilities; or
3. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent plus four years of experience as described in “2” above; or
4. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience
– A master’s degree from an accredited college in economics, business or public administration, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, sociology, political science, mathematics, public policy, computer science or a closely related field; with at least one (1) years of related work experience, or
– A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and demonstrated equivalent expertise in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization, with at least three (3) years of related work experience.
– Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills; experience with empirical methods and data analytics including working with large, complex data sets, building applied statistics or econometrics models, and/or conducting research.
– Strong technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques desired. Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages. Strong dashboard products such as IBM Cognos or Tableau.
– Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amount of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
– Ability to take initiative, prioritize duties, problem solve, work independently and within a team environment, pay close attention to detail, meet deadlines, do appropriate follow-up, work well under pressure and maintain an enthusiastic work ethic. This includes maintaining a positive and helpful attitude and a proven capacity in project management skills, including organizing and strategic planning.
– Ability to think outside of the box and develop novel strategies for analysis. This includes the ability to distill complex material into actionable recommendations.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills. Adept at queries, report writing, and presenting findings.
– Ability to interface with all supervisory and frontline staff, including senior management and other respective stakeholders both in and outside government. Communicates effectively to non-technical teams and thrives in a dynamic environment.
– Proficiency in SAS, STATA, SQL. SPSS (and other statistical software) R, Python or other programming languages with associated documentation.
– Proficiency in MS Excel (Pivot, Advanced functions: If-Then-Else Formulation, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, etc.), MS Access, MS Project, Visio and other products in MS Suite
– Critical and proactive thinker with capacity to learn programming languages will be strongly considered.
– Interest in New York City policy and operations, a plus.
Mayor’s Office of Contract Services is an equal opportunity employer.
Special accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please contact MOCS Disability Service Facilitator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-872-0231.
Mayor’s Office of Contract Services recognizes the unique skills and strengths gained through military service. Veterans and service members of the U.S. Armed Forces are strongly encouraged to apply.
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The U.S. Department of Education provides student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP) to qualifying public service employees. As an employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness should you meet the program’s eligibility requirements. For additional information on the PSLFP, please visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
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