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Business Growth Analyst
Communications ＆ Intergovernmental Affairs with NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC)
$54,100 - $62,215 per year
Last updated 2 days ago
The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), Office of Diversity and Industry Relations (ODIR) seeks a Business Growth Analyst to work in its Business Development Unit (BDU). The selected candidate will work collaboratively with ODIR leadership to develop and implement financial capacity building and business development strategies to facilitate the financial growth of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) and small businesses. This includes completion of business assessments for companies seeking to and/or participating in various initiatives, including the DDC Mentoring Program and other capacity-building programs, to advise companies about loans, grants, and other financial resources and strategies to understand and actively manage their business finances. The Business Growth Analyst’s responsibilities include assisting the BDU Deputy Director in meeting annual goals for increased participation of M/WBE’s on DDC’s design and construction contracts, as well as other public and private sector opportunities. The selected candidate will also be tasked with advancing initiatives for DDC at networking events, recommending new policies, preparing reports, developing and implementing capital access programs, managing the business growth training curriculum and service offering, and participating in weekly meetings with the BDU and ODIR teams. The Business Growth Analyst will assist with evaluating applications for enrollment in business development programs; interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating programs; monitoring and managing ODIR consultants to ensure they are fulfilling contractual requirements; updating the DDC list of internal/external partner information, including drafting and revising the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and coordinating strategic partnerships; managing calendars, and collaborating with the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to create pathways to its capital access and capacity building programs for M/WBEs and small businesses. In addition, the selected candidate will manage a Mentoring Program project and services capacity while providing coaching and guidance to businesses participating in ODIR’s business development initiatives.
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.