Under administrative direction, is responsible for developing, implementing, and providing training for citywide contract management standards, planning, solicitation processes, contract monitoring and compliance practices, and strategies to streamline contract negotiations and approval processes, along with developing a program for conducting contract compliance reviews, in accordance with generally accepted and governmental auditing procedures, practices, and standards. This position will provide direct oversight of the Department of Human Services Contract Administration Division. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.
This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Establishes, implements, and updates citywide business contract management standards for contract planning and solicitation.
Establishes and implements citywide contract administration and monitoring practices and procedures.
Establishes and implements citywide contract compliance practices and procedures.
Establishes and implements a comprehensive training program for contracting staff in the organization.
Manages and approves the development of various technological tools and systems related to contract management.
Identifies and implements new and required changes to existing generally accepted accounting principles, generally accepted auditing standards, State and Federal laws, regulations, policies, procedures, grant audit guides, and contract provisions pertaining to programs or activities to be reviewed.
Reviews and continues oversight of existing policies, procedures and management controls and develops and implements new policies, processes, and procedures to improve citywide contract compliance.
Manages special compliance reviews, projects, and programs requested by the City Manager's Office and/or Department Directors.
Develops and oversees implementation of annual compliance work plans and objectives and ensures the compliance of citywide high-risk and other assigned contracts.
Trains, evaluates, and supervises assigned employees.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
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Bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university.
Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in Contract Management and Compliance, including five (5) years of supervisory experience.
Experience in procurement, contract negotiation and execution, and program monitoring.
Experience in program planning, policy and program development, and effective communication.
Experience working in federal, state, or locally funded social services or related programs that serve low and moderate income populations.
Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of the need, of the diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of residents served by programs in San Antonio.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to effectively understand, manage, and track data.
Ability to prepare and provide presentations.
Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Internal Number: 2018-01090
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