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Contract Manager
Ref No.: 20-04696
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Description

Managers programs for compliance with federal, state, and county regulations and policies. Assists with the supervision of monitoring and administrative staff in the coordination of activities essential to the successful implementation of projects funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Under general instructions from the Director of Procurement & Contracts, (Manages the proposal preparation, negotiation and administration of contracts, vendors to assure compliance with contractual and regulatory requirements and promote maximum benefit and minimum risk exposure to the company. Maintains liaison with functional departments for the purposes of obtaining information on new business, participating in the development of bidding strategy and providing information on extensions of existing contracts. Acts as liaison for contract activities between the company, legal counsel and contractors/vendors to ensure proper flow of contractual data. Oversees and manages the evaluation and selection of vendors. The Senior Contract Manager also performs other duties as assigned.)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position.

Under very limited supervision plan, direct, distribute and manage Request for Proposals (RFP), and Invitation for Bids (IFB) for residential, administrative and commercial construction projects or a wide and varying range of professional services requirements; • Facilitate pre-qualification and/or pre-solicitation meetings for assigned projects; • Manage RFI’s from contractors and prospective proposers concerning RFP/IFB and obtain and publish responses before deadlines; • Establish selection criteria and lead evaluation committees and technical review teams through the proposal evaluation and bid review processes; • Analyze vendor responses to RFP/IFB, ensuring best overall value or competitive pricing, price/cost reasonableness, and compliance with applicable local, state and federal requirements, including Davis Bacon and Related Acts, HUD Section 3, Affirmative Action (M/W/DBE and HUD Section 3), etc.; • Negotiate final terms, conditions, schedule, key performance indicators, pricing and other contract elements; • Prepare the supporting analyses and documentation for selection of contractors and award of assigned contracts; • Coordinate with the contractors to acquire the bonds, insurance and other evidentiary documents necessary to execute the contract agreements; • Prepare and administer contracts with awarded contractors and consultants, ensure files are organized, in compliance with State of Texas Local Public Contract Law (LPCL), and HUD regulations and procurement guidelines; • Ensure all payment requests (invoices) are supported by payment application documents, proof of delivery or service, agreed upon deliverables, lien waivers, required certificates of insurance, special permit requirements, certificates of occupancy and close-out, as necessary; • Recommend, draft or revise policies and procedures applicable to construction or professional service contracting, and aligned with the state of public sector industry; • Maintain and organize all documentation related to contractor relationships, and outreach efforts; • Assist customer staff with managing contract fulfillment work, including payment, compliance, and performance monitoring and assessment; • Identify, maintain and report cost savings opportunities over time; and • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Required Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook). Will need to learn other computer software programs as required by assigned position. Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical journals, or governmental regulations. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

Skills Preferred
Experience Required 2 years experience in contract management on the resume
Experience Preferred
Education Required 4 year college degree
Education Preferred
Additional Information This engagement is for one year but could go longer.

Location- Houston, TX
Duration- 12 months +
Rate- $ 30hr w2 plus benefits
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