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CITY ONLY Contract Administrator

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City and County of Denver

Highlands Ranch, CO

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About Us

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks

The Denver Office of Children's Affairs

(OCA) is charged with working together with city agencies, Denver Public Schools, and community providers to ensure Denver children and youth have their basic needs met, are ready for kindergarten, and are prepared for academic and professional success. In order to achieve these goals, OCA is focused on strategies that increase access, increase participation and improve the quality of programs and services available to Denver children and youth. In addition, OCA has been charged with setting a shared citywide vision for youth and using data to guide City investments in programs and services that help close the opportunity gap for Denver's children and youth.

CITY EMPLOYEESONLY: This is a City employee-only recruitment for allcurrentCity and County of Denver employees with or without Career Service status.

This is a Limited position with an estimated end date of December 31, 2019

About Our Job

In this Contract Administrator

position, you will develop, negotiate, implement, and monitor contractual anduse agreements for the agency and the City to ensure effective procurement and delivery of goods and services.

Additionally, as a Contract Administrator, you will:

Develop, document, and establish policy for all necessary contractual parameters, including: types of vendors and services, space allocation, construction requirements, and tenant guideline; develops requests for information or proposals, inter-governmental agreements, and/or revenue agreements.

Market opportunities for contracting to provide goods and services to the city; moderate pre-proposal conferences and review proposals and financial information submitted; and develop and oversee evaluation parameters.

Track and respond to market changes, work with stakeholders and determine operational or other efficiencies for improving performance, prepare feasibility studies, which involves: researching and compiling statistics on demographic factors, various markets, and economic conditions; analyzing of revenue data; and preparing reports and recommendations for management.

Negotiate the final terms of contracts, which may include developing expenditure agreements, and manage contracts of specific vendors, services, or construction projects.

Provide technical guidance to staff and contractors, recommend and coordinate the implementation of policies and procedures for assigned functions, and assist in developing new policies and procedures.

Perform on-site investigations to verify compliance to contract, including pricing and employment rules and regulations, approve or deny adjustments, respond to inquiries and audits, and re-inspect as necessary.

Act as a liaison to the City Attorney's Office, follow prospective contracts throughout the review process, and coordinate actions for breach of contract situations.

Make presentations to contractors, city department heads, concession operators, and public interest groups and provide information on contract policies and procedures and on general business management.

Maintain a tracking system of contract files throughout the term of the contract, archive all resource documents, and complete reports for management on contractor performance.

Perform some or all of the elements of lead work including, planning, assigning, and reviewing work assignments; provide training on contract administration techniques, policies and procedures; and resolve problems encountered during daily operations.

Coordinate internal review committees and recommends contract renewals, extensions, amendments and modifications to management.

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

About You

Our Ideal Candidate has:

1+ years of experience related to RFP development (specifically for afterschool and summer programs is highly preferred)

2+ years of experience with government contracting

1+ years of experience using Alfresco, Workday, and eCivis

Required Certification in Peak Academy's Black Belt Training

Strong communication skills, including marketing RFP opportunities and providing technical guidance to potential contractors

Experience with setting up systems to track diverse funding streams and grant cohorts

Advanced skills with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following required minimum qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Management, or a directly related field.

Three years of professional experience performing contract negotiation, contract administration, or conducting research and analysis in an area such as budget, compliance issues, or accounting.

Education/Experience Equivalency:

Appropriate experience could substitute for the education requirement on a year- to - year basis.

Licensure and/or Certification:

Requires a valid driver's license.

About Everything Else

Classification Title: The official job classification title is Contract Administrator[CA0751].

Hiring Range: $61,128 - $68,571

Assessments/Testing: This position does not require testing.

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions.

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six-month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver.

Recruiter: KK

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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The Denver City’s Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law firms in Colorado, with over 90 attorneys and approximately 90 staff members comprised of paralegals, victim advocates, and other support and supervisory staff members. It may have the most diverse practice of any law firm in Colorado. Its clients include the Mayor; the Auditor; the Clerk and Recorder; City Council; and all city agencies, departments, boards and commissions.

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