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Contract Administration Manager I (Heritage), General Land Office (Austin, TX)
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Contributed By: Kathleen Hinojosa
Website: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00033323&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

GLO - Contract Administration Manager I (Heritage) (00033323) 
Organization
GENERAL LAND OFFICE 

Primary Location
Texas-Austin 

Austin GLO Main FL7 
1700 N Congress Ave 
Austin 78701
 

Employee Status
Regular 

Schedule
Full-time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Travel
Yes, 5 % of the Time 
  
Salary (Pay Basis)
$5,250.00 - $6,500.00 (Monthly) 

Number of Openings

Overtime Status
Exempt 

Job Posting
Jun 1, 2023, 3:53:42 PM 
Closing Date
Jun 15, 2023, 11:59:00 PM 

Description

The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our Heritage Division. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the GLO's Alamo team. To be successful the candidate must model the GLO's competencies of Integrity, Open Communications, Teamwork, Innovation and Proficiency.

Performs advanced (senior-level) contract administration work. Work involves overseeing the execution and administration of contracts for large scope or high-dollar contracts by defining requirements and negotiating, awarding, developing, and monitoring contracts. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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Benefits
Free Parking
Defined Retirement Benefit Plan
Optional 401(k) and 457 accounts
Medical Insurance - State pays 100% of the health plan premium for eligible full-time employees and 50% of the premium for their eligible dependents. State pays 50% of the eligible part-time employee’s premium and 25% for eligible dependents.
Optional Benefits such as dental, vision, and life insurance
Minimum of 96+ Hours of Annual Leave a year **Annual leave increases with length of service.


Essential Job Elements

Oversees or prepares the scope of work, specifications, and conditions for new contracts; prepares contracts; leads negotiation strategies; and awards new contracts.

Oversees the operations and activities of monitoring contract performance, including developing and tracking key metrics.

Oversees or conducts on-site visits to contractors to examine billings, fiscal data, and eligibility determinations for compliance with terms and contract and departmental policies.

Oversees and coordinates the processing of contract documents to ensure that management understands and authorizes contract terms.

Develops short- and long-term strategies and goals for the administration of assigned contracts.

Investigates and resolves discrepancies, complaints, and disputes by negotiating settlement agreements or by canceling or terminating contracts.

Provides input on or prepares the contract budget; recommends budget allocations for proposed contract agreements; arranges, monitors, and reviews budget allocations with management; and provides budget forecast and proposes alternatives.

Serves as the principal contract liaison between agency management, contractors, the Legislature, and other customers.

Reviews and analyzes legislation related to procurement and contract management, including tracking legislative bills and assisting with bill analysis.

May supervise the work of others.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of negotiation strategies and techniques, of contract administration and cost monitoring for large scope or high-dollar contracts; of systems and procedures used to evaluate a third-party vendor’s performance; and of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of federal or state funds.

Skill in developing contracts, in problem resolution, and in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions, to analyze complex information and develop plans, to interpret complex data, to effectively demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.

 
Minimum Qualifications 

Experience in contract administration, management, evaluation, or monitoring of contract providers. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, law, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.


Preferred Qualifications

May require certification as a Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM).


Physical Requirements

This position requires the employee to primarily perform non-sedentary work; mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties including extensive moving upon and traveling across uneven surfaces, rough terrain and/or desolate areas; normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies; marginal or corrected visual and auditory requirements; constant use of personal computers, copiers, printers, and telephones; the ability to move about the office to access file cabinets and office machinery; requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; ability to move and transport records, documents, boxes and all related information, materials and tools, weighing up to 50 pounds; frequent sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position; ability to bend, stoop, kneel, reach and/or steer a boat as needed; the ability to work outside and adapt to adverse weather conditions to include sea, sky and land environments; the ability to work under deadlines, as a team member, and in direct contact with others; and the ability to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including field work and training assignments.

 


Posted: June 2, 2023
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