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CA - Contracts and Grants Analyst, County of Riverside
CA - Contracts and Grants Analyst, County of Riverside
Posted 01-14-2019 03:28 PM
Edited by Lauren Cummings 01-14-2019 03:27 PM
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The Transportation Department has an opportunity for a Contracts and Grants Analyst to support the funding needs of the Transportation and Land Management Agency (TLMA) in Riverside. The position will be tasked with researching, writing and applying for state and federal grants to fund public works projects throughout TLMA. The Contracts and Grants Analyst will work closely with project managers and partner agencies on the maintenance of existing contracts and grants, and will submit amendments as needed. Additionally, the incumbent will partner with County Council to ensure appropriate and up-to-date contract language, develop department policies, and prepare Form 11's for contract approvals. The Department desires candidates with broad governmental grant experience, as well as those with knowledge of government regulations and legislation related to grants and contracts. Candidates with strong writing and communication skills are highly desired.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Competes for or solicits funding from Federal, State or other sources; provides technical assistance to department managers and to contract agencies; writes grant proposals and applications; monitors grant implementation for budgetary and operating compliance to grant stipulations.
• Manages and administers departmental contract operations, including procurement and services planning, financing, evaluation of proposals, and negotiation of contract terms and conditions; recommends a wide range of awards; conducts contract negotiations and renewals.
• Represents the County and the department by acting as a liaison between the department and contractors/service providers to ensure that contracts and grants satisfy all legal and liability considerations.
• Formulates and revises departmental policy and procedure on contracting; ensures fiscal compliance of all contracts and grants; ensures compliance with appropriate Federal, State, and County regulations.
• Reviews and monitors all service and revenue contracts; reviews purchase orders for expenditures.
• Coordinates all initial and follow-up contract site visits; advises contractors of appropriate compliance in regard to contracts and grants; ensures that contractors maintain current valid business licenses and sufficient insurance coverage.
• Monitors the development of and provides guidance to the department for all requests for proposals (RFP's) for new programs; writes grants, proposals, and narrative and statistical reports.
• Serves as mediator between private industry and the department; assures that department managers perform contractor evaluations as required by County policy.
• Prepares and/or reviews Board Letters (Form 11's) and related supplemental paperwork in support of contracts for the Board of Supervisors; prepares analytical reports, correspondence, and memoranda; distributes and/or delivers such documents to appropriate managers and Department Heads for approval and signature.
• Prepares budget requests for assigned staff and programs; supervises and trains subordinates, as required.
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business or public administration, or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute for up to two years of the required education on the basis of one year of full-time experience equaling 30 semester or 45-quarter units.)
Three years of experience in preparing and processing state or federal contracts, purchases of service contracts, processing or preparing grant applications, conducting competitive bids, formulating policy and procedures, and negotiating contracts with private industry.
Grant proposal writing, application and monitoring techniques, policies and procedures; contract preparation and negotiation techniques; proper contract format; legal language used in contracts; working knowledge of governmental regulations regarding contracted services and competitive bidding process; county, state, and federal government general administrative structures and processes; principles of business and public administration; accounting and budgetary controls, basic analysis and research techniques; computer applications pertaining to procurement and business requirements; principles and practices of management and supervision.
Write clearly and accurately to identify and describe technical procedures, service delivery methodology and billing procedures; read, understand, interpret, and apply provisions of federal, state, and local legislation and regulations pertinent to contractual agreements for services; use communication skills and techniques required for contract negotiations; analyze and evaluate contracts, budgets, grant proposals, government grants and contractors performance/compliance; problem solving and resolving differences between contractors and the department; ability to direct and supervise the work of others. Monitor contract services and assure quality.
APPLICANTS MAY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION USING THE COUNTY'S
The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. (PST) on January 24, 2019. Postings may close or be extended at any time.
Applicants should submit a detailed resume/application clearly describing relevant work experience.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Maria Ledesma at (951) 955-3405 or
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Neogov Posting_Contracts and Grants Analyst_14532.pdf
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