The Director of Contracts, Grants & Procurement will provide contract, grant and managerial leadership to assess and manage risk to the organization. Primary areas of focus include providing pre and post award expertise in implementation, execution, and administration of all of the organization’s awards or contracts; advising the leadership team on contractual issues and risks related to new business opportunities and supporting the proposal processes; working with staff to ensure donor, regulatory, and contractual compliance. This position requires a strong emphasis on grants and contracts administration and compliance including subcontracting, monitoring, auditing and close-out.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of contracts and procurement guiding legislation and its provisions. Demonstrated accountability, excellent interpersonal skills, solid communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population. Requires advanced problem solving skills - use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems. Ability to juggle multiple projects and responsibilities and adapt to changing priorities as well as differing priorities within internal departments. Strong skills in the Microsoft Office Suite.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, supply chain management, or other relevant fields, and 10 years of relevant contract management and administration experience. (e.g., CPFF, IDIQ, Fixed Price, Time and Materials, or Performance Based Contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements); OR A Master’s degree in finance, accounting or business, or other relevant fields, and 7 years relevant experience as described above.
CERTIFICATE AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
Certification in one or more of the following areas is a plus but not required:
a. Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP)
b. Certified Purchasing Professional Manager (CPPM)
c. Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. without assistance; 50 lbs. with assistance. Position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms as well as to use hands to finger, handle or feel. Ability to talk and hear as well as stand, walk, and sit required. Occasional need to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Willingness and ability to travel to all center locations and special events as well as worked extended hours and/or a flexible schedule. Must pass a criminal background check and also a drug screen.
Performance of this job will be evaluated consistent with Sheltering Arms evaluation policy.
Date Established: 022017
Date(s) Revised: 052217
This description may be changed at any time. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by leadership. Sheltering Arms reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
(*) Essential job duties -the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary: $60,000- $68,000