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Telework Option-Contract Services Section Manager

Company: Government jobs
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Duties

Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager III of the Administration and Management Division, Business and Contract Services Branch, the Staff Services Manager II (SSM II) is directly responsible for oversight and management of the Service Contracts and Loan and Grant Contracts Office. This includes responsibility for procurement activities of IT and non-IT goods and services; and local assistance contracts.


  • Experience in state contracting and procurement activities
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills
  • Experience in contract management
  • Ability to effectively manage and build consensus among a large group
  • Ability to lead and manage organizational change
  • Ability to objectively evaluate the needs of the program and identify/implement necessary changes
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify and analyze sensitive management issues and develop sound solutions

    Essential Functions

    Monitor, evaluate, and supervise the work and assignments of two Staff Services Manager I's and professional staff who are responsible for directing and managing the activities of the Service Contracts and Local Assistance Contracts Office. This includes directing and managing the activities of staff and ensuring the compliance of these activities with statute, state and department policy. Responsible for providing operational direction to the Service Contracts and Local Assistance Contracts Office. Direct the development, review and approval of activities in the areas of contracts and interagency agreements and Local Assistance Contracts and serves as Department liaison on contracting issues with federal, state and local agencies. Manage and provide oversight of active departmental loan and grant agreements, professional and consulting service contracts, construction contracts and interagency agreements.

    Ensure program staff are informed and understand new contracting requirements; ensuring proper procedures are in place and followed for maintenance of physical records and the contract database. Oversee preparation of annual reports to the Legislature on the Department's progress, management, and administration of contracts; and advises and consults with deputy directors, the Director and other managers concerning sensitive, controversial and significant contracting issues that impact the Department's programs.

    Participate in meetings with staff, upper management, Executive Staff and external stakeholders and vendors as needed to represent the BCSB, Division of Administration and Management and the Department.

    Responsible for hiring staff with the required skill sets to perform the necessary functions as needed, ensuring staff attend required and developmental training, completing probation reports and Individual Development Plans and providing frequent performance feedback to staff to all BCSB staff. Other duties as assigned.

    HCD employees are eligible for a number of benefits. Health benefits and leave programs are available for most permanent, full-time employees and some permanent, part-time employees. Benefit eligibility may depend on length of service and may be subject to collective bargaining agreements, which are contracts negotiated between the State of California and employee organizations that define employees' wages, hours, and conditions of employment.

    Some added benefits HCD offers include: Flexible Work Hours, Telework Opportunities, Free Parking, Health, Dental & Vision Benefits, Paid Sick & Vacation, Retirement, Basic Group Term Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 11 Paid Holidays, 401(k) & 457 plans, Military Leave, Student Loan Forgiveness, Long Term Care, Group Legal Services, and Reimbursement Accounts.

Keywords: Government jobs, Sacramento , Telework Option-Contract Services Section Manager, Executive , Sacramento, California

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