CONTRACT MANAGEMENT ANALYST 0360
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for contract preparation, negotiation, review, and management in accordance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. The incumbent is involved with public/private partnerships and inter-municipal agreements. Independent judgment and initiative are exercised in carrying out assignments. Work is reviewed by an administrative supervisor through reports and conferences. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Analyzes County, State, and Federal policies and regulations to develop contract requirements;
Negotiates, drafts and coordinates the preparation and execution of grants;
Acts as a department liaison with various county departments to execute and manage department contracts;
Performs preliminary audit of contract expenditures and reviews claims for payment to ensure compliance with contract and relevant county rules, regulations, and laws;
Assists various committees, commissions, and advisory groups as directed;
May supervise a small staff of clerical and technical employees.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state and local regulations pertaining to contracts; comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of contract administration, including contract negotiations and budget preparation; thorough knowledge of contract terminology and procedures, good knowledge of auditing and accounting procedures applicable to government contracts; good knowledge of performance standards and budgetary concepts which will ensure that contracts are drawn up which bring full value to the County; ability to analyze statistical information and to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various agencies and co-workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to compile and prepare clear and accurate reports; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; courtesy; tact; physical condition commensurate with the needs of the position.
(a) Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree, and three (3) years of non-clerical experience in contract negotiations, preparation, review and management, including the administration of contracts between public and private agencies; or,
(b) Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and seven (7) years of experience in finance, three (3) years of which must be non-clerical experience in contract negotiations, preparation, review and management, including the administration of contracts between public and private agencies; or
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b).