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68053353 - GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Date: Jul 24, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 389801 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68053353 - GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Position Number: 68053353 

Salary:  $1,486.92 - $1,730.77 / Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 08/08/2021 

This is a professional position which reports to the Contract Administrator, in the Contract Administration Unit (CAU). The incumbent must have working knowledge of state procurement and contracting laws, and must work independently, with minimal direction. Duties and responsibilities for this position are as follows:

 

Develops, reviews and processes contracting documents, including but not limited to: contracts; agency, grant and settlement agreements; and amendments. Drafts and/or reviews contracts and scopes of service and provides advice and suggested language changes as appropriate. Ensures all contract documents are in compliance with applicable laws, rules, policies, and good procurement practices. Meets with appropriate program office staff, as needed, to ensure a full understanding of the purpose of the contract, scope of service, program, etc.

 

Provides assistance and guidance to contract managers and management regarding procurement rules and regulations. Assists in resolving contracting issues and drafting or revising contract language to address such issues. Assists Agency staff with Contract Administration Tracking System (CATS) questions or issues that arise. Provides excellent customer service to ensure that Agency staff are given sufficient assistance or directed to appropriate staff for further help.

 

Assists in the development and administration of the Agency Contract Manager training program, including developing training materials; conducting training; and providing updates to Agency Contract Managers, as necessary.

 

Performs annual contract manager file reviews to identify deficiencies; assists contract managers with development of corrective action plans; and ensures follow-up on corrective action plans, as appropriate.

 

Cross trains with the other positions in the CAU and provides backup, support, and assistance, as needed, to members of the CAU, as directed by the Contract Administrator and Procurement Director.

 

Ensures assigned public records requests or audit requests (Internal Audit, Auditor General, DFS, etc.) are responded to accurately and promptly. Reviews audits with Agency contract managers and processes amendments when required.

 

Performs special projects and/or other related duties as required.

 

Anticipated annual salary: $38,659.92 - $45,000 (Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience).

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of procurement rules and statutes.
  • Skill to maintain appropriate records.
  • Ability to review information for accuracy.
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding research.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and make routine decisions with minimal direction.
  • Ability to train and work efficiently in technical programs.
  • Knowledge of database management and utilization.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • One (1) year of professional work experience in contract development and review; or two (2) years of State of Florida procurement experience.
  • One (1) year of professional work experience using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint).

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

N/A

 

CONTACT:  TREY COLLINS 850-412-3896

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee