The Contract Management Division is seeking to fill two Contract Service Analyst positions. These individuals will negotiate and monitor contracts and, collect analyze, and report service, financial, and outcome data for Human Services and Public Health.
Location and hours:
These positions are remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30p.m. Based on business needs of this position, hires must live in or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin.
In these positions, you will:
Negotiate contract terms with vendors including services, rates, contract payments, and service delivery.
Assist in determining and implementing budgets, deliverables, staffing and performance measures.
Draft clear, concise, and legally enforceable contracts reflecting all terms negotiated with vendors and consistent with county purchasing rules.
Serve as primary contract manager for assigned Human Services and Public Health contracts and maintain official county contract files and administrative information collected from vendors.
Review, analyze, interpret, and communicate federal and state regulations, requirements, policies, and contract provisions.
Monitor and analyze vendor performance, contract compliance, contract expenditures and outcomes that includes conducting financial/programmatic reviews and site visits, issue corrective action plans and review of authorization of payment to vendors.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Seven or more years of relevant contracting or purchasing experience.
Bachelor's degree in one of the above fields and two or more years of contracting or purchasing experience.
Bachelor's degree in any field with a minimum of two courses in business, public administration, healthcare administration, public health or social services and three or more years of relevant contracting or purchasing experience.
Master's degree in business administration, public administration, health care administration, public health, or a social services academic area and one or more years' experience with relevant contracting or purchasing experience.
Nice to have:
And/or Education in services and supports for seniors, people with disabilities, and/or the provision of human services and/or public health.
Providing collaboration and engagement skills with internal and external partners.
Preparing and presenting complex reports and other materials to a variety of audiences.
Developing, implementing, and managing contracting processes, policies, and procedures.
Utilizing computer applications such as Social Service Information System (SSIS).
Draft, negotiate, and manage human services and public health contracts.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders.
Analyze and interpret federal and state regulations and state social service rules, regulations, and policies, and to resolve contract related issues.