The Office of the Agency Chief Contracting Officer (ACCO) within the Division of Finance is seeking to hire an exceptional, highly motivated, detailed-oriented Contract Specialist, Level I/Contract Manager.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
The Contract Specialist, Level I/Contract Manger’s duties will include, but are not be limited to:
- Prepare procurement documents, including Pre-Solicitation Review, Public Hearing Packages, and Recommendation for Awards, Request for Renewals, Request for Contract Change or Modification.
- Utilize Agency and Citywide systems in the processing and approval of procurement actions and contract awards. Update monitoring system database on a weekly basis.
- Communicate with vendors to request required documents, and review submitted documents for completion and compliance with procurement rules and regulations.
- Provide technical assistance to contractors to facilitate appropriate oversight approvals and clearances.
- Ensure timely registration of contracts; accurately and efficiently manage procurements from time of assignment until registration stage.
- Identify challenges and solutions on contract matters; correspond with program and ACCO Senior Staff for rapid resolution.
- Participate in meetings concerning contract portfolio and provide accurate status of procurement actions.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and six months of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, fiscal/financial management, or project management; or
2. A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: program evaluation, contract negotiation/management, fiscal/financial management, or project management; or
3. Education and or experience equivalent to “1" or “2" above.
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
- Strong analytical and organizational skills
- Ability to work independently and as a team player Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Knowledge of the Procurement Policy Board (PPB) Rules and the NYC Charter
- Working experience with APT, FMS and VENDEX Systems
- Ability to multi-task and adapt to a fast-paced work environment and changing needs and priorities.
**IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL CANDIDATES:
If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
- A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
- Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
- Current Resume
- Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 373230.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.1