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Date: Sep 10, 2019

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Requisition No: 74341 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70018709 

Salary:  $43,507.36-$63,000.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 09/24/2019 


Operations & Management Consultant Manager – 70018709

This advertisement is for a SES position located at Central Office in the Bureau of Contract Management & Monitoring.

Salary Range: $43,507.36-$63,000.00 Annually

Job Opportunity Contact – Roosevelt Petithomme (850) 717-3954



This position has primary responsibility for statewide development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of contracts for programs administered by the Bureau of Classification and Record Management and the Bureau of Readiness and Community Transition and other Bureaus as needed, including, but not limited to: work release centers, in-prison programs, community-based residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs, community-based outpatient mental health treatment and community-based outpatient sex offender treatment programs, community-based probation and restitution center programs, prison diversion programs, and other reentry programs.

  • Provides budgetary analysis of allocations and expenditures for the respective program areas from a statewide perspective.
  • Develops contract scopes and contract/program monitoring instruments for each of the respective program areas to ensure statewide standardization.
  • Participates in the development of Requests for Proposals, and other competitive solicitations in coordination with other Department entities.
  • Assists in the development of technical guidelines and program manuals for each of the contracted program types managed by the Bureau. Updates documents to reflect programmatic, contractual, and procedural changes.
  • Reviews current research on best practices in contract management and monitoring and applies the knowledge to curriculum development and training. 
  • Coordinates contract/program monitoring, review and follow-up of programs administered by the Bureau, from a statewide perspective.  Communicates with Central Office and field staff to identify and resolve problems.  Provides technical assistance and training to Department staff and contractors as needed.
  • Monitors program and contract trends to ensure contract compliance and optimal delivery of program services and contractor accountability.
  • Responds to inquiries from outside sources.  Assists in the development of Legislative Budget Requests, Legislative Bill Analyses and other special projects. Assists other Departmental entities in seeking grant funding and developing grant proposals. Assists in monitoring grant compliance for grant-funded contracts administered by the Bureau.
  • Analyzes data and makes recommendations to Bureau Chief for program development and revision. Participates in development of reports in collaboration with other Department entities.
  • Directs and supervises employees who perform duties Statewide as applicable, monitoring daily activities to ensure that questions of a technical nature are addressed in a timely manner.  Evaluates employee performance and develops performance improvement plans as necessary.  Counsels, motivates and guides staff in daily performance of their duties.  Collects and prepares recommendations for disciplinary action against employees believed to have violated departmental rules or procedures.  Ensures staff compliance with mandated training requirements.  Reviews and approves requests for leave, ensuring workload coverage.  Reviews authorization to travel and travel vouchers.  Interviews applicants for employment and makes recommendations for hiring.  Disseminates new procedures to staff as appropriate.
  • Develops program manuals for each of the program types administered by the Bureau, and administrative and clinical forms governing the operations of the respective program area(s). Updates documents to reflect programmatic, contractual, and procedural changes.


  • Ability to lead and supervise people.
  • Ability to lead change.
  • Ability to manage and apply financial, human resources, and technology management to accomplish the organization’s mission.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to explain and advocate facts and ideas in a convincing manner while communicating and negotiating with individuals and groups, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with strong written and oral skills.


  • Must have a valid Florida Driver License.
  • Must have a minimum of five years of supervisory and management experience.
  • Must have a minimum of five years of contract management experience.
  • Must have experience communicating and advising an agency’s leadership team and outside stakeholder groups on issues and activities impacting the agency.
  • Must have a minimum of two years of experience providing training to staff and or contractors.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or its Equivalent.


  • Florida Certified Contract Manager(FCCM)
  • Florida Certified Contract Negotiator(FCCN)
  • Experience with SharePoint Administration
  • Two years’ experience in quality and process improvement
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in public administration, business, or a related area.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee