Contract Compliance Officer

JLM Strategic Talent Partners

Los Angeles, CA 90006

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

JLM is currently looking for an Contract Compliance Officer with knowledge in the construction industry to be a part of a major project in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. The Contract Compliance Officer should visibly demonstrate the adopted organizational values of collaboration, integrity, learning and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the execution of their key areas of responsibility.

*Compensation:* Based on experience--$$75-100K++

Key Areas of Responsibility:

+ Procurement

+ Contract Risk Management

+ Contract Negotiation and Execution

+ Contract Compliance and Amendments

+ Contract Renewal and Closeout

Essential Duties:

+ Ensures compliance with applicable laws and internal policies and procedures regarding contracting and procurement

+ Leads the pre-award contracting process, including participation in determining the method of procurement, establishing solicitation requirements and review process, determining type of contract and terms and conditions

+ Drafts, develops and posts solicitations, related solicitation documents, and online applications in partnership with the project manager

+ Conducts reviews for conflict of interests with proposers, reviewers and staff

+ Conducts reviewer training and calibration sessions

+ Facilitates feedback sessions and manages appeals for assigned projects

+ Manages complex contract issues that involve disputes, modifications, and claims

+ Prepares quarterly reports for the purpose of providing status of performance of contracts

+ Develops, amends, and executes grant agreements, contracts, and other agreement provisions

+ Assesses risks for each contract and maintains record of insurance documentation

+ Conducts noncompliance training and tracks noncompliance of contractors and grantees

+ Participates in delivering procurement and contract management training for staff

+ Maintains open and frequent communication with First 5 LA staff members and contractors to ensure awareness of procurement and contract requirements

+ Assists staff across the organization with the contract closeout process as needed

+ Prepares grant/contract documentation and files as required for county and state audits

+ Provides technical support with contract management applications/systems to staff

+ Stores and maintains department records in an electronic data management system and file folders in compliance with policies and procedures

+ Identifies areas of vulnerability and gaps in procurement and contracting

+ Provides contracts management support and guidance for contracts under assigned portfolio

+ Facilitates department and inter-departmental coordination and information sharing on relevant issues

+ Contributes to creating and strengthening internal processes and refining protocols, policies, and templates

+ Researches and recommends business solutions for relevant concerns and issues

+ Responds to inquiries by staff and contractors as needed

+ Participates and/or assists in special projects, workgroups, and committees and performs associated responsibilities as assigned

+ Supports the organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and values a diversity of perspectives

+ Adheres to policies and procedures to ensure alignment with State regulations, local ordinances and First 5 LA directives

+ Keeps apprised of all laws, regulations, statutes, rules and policies affecting First 5 LA and Proposition 10

+ Supervises contractors and consultants, as needed

+ Collaborates both internally and with external stakeholders to capture, synthesize and share learning and knowledge outcomes from the ongoing execution of all activities as necessary

+ Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are designed to provide typical examples of the work performed; not all duties and responsibilities assigned are included here, nor is it expected that all similar positions will be assigned every duty and responsibility.


Preferred Requirements:

+ Experience in Construction

+ Advanced Excel skills

+ Accounting experience preferred

+ Fast learner with the ability to work quickly to meet necessary deadlines

+ Detail oriented

+ Must be able to communicate well


+ Health Insurance

+ Vision Insurance

+ Dental Insurance

+ 401(k) with company contribution

+ Paid PTO/Vacation

JLM Strategic is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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