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Planner/Contract Manager

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Cambridge, MA
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The Planner/Contract Manager will manage a portfolio of contracts with nonprofit agencies in the community and will work as part of a team to expand and improve services for homeless and low-income families and individuals in Cambridge. The position is responsible for both contract management tasks and compliance related planning and decision-making for local, state and federal grant programs (Continuum of Care Program and Emergency Solutions Grant Program). The Planner/Contract Manager will work with funders, community agencies and other City staff to maintain funding and other resources, to assess the need for new alternatives and to plan for and develop new resources. This position participates in a variety of internal and external collaborations and provides information and expertise to support the City’s response to housing instability and homelessness. Tasks include:

  • Contract development with human services agencies receiving City tax dollars or federal funds through the City of Cambridge.
  • Ensuring compliance with funder requirements and with relevant federal, state and local laws.
  • Monitoring of programmatic and fiscal performance through reports and site visits.
  • Processing payment requests from human services contractors.
  • Maintaining regular, ongoing communication with contract agencies.
  • Technical assistance and coordination of communications with contract agencies and others.
  • Working as part of a team on projects such as needs and resources assessments, grant proposal writing, generation of policies and procedures related to grants administration, report preparation, assembly and interpretation of regulatory guidance and other technical assistance documents.
  • Providing staff support to City-initiated planning, policy, and community partnership efforts.
  • Facilitating meetings and working groups.
  • Supporting program evaluation work.
  • Actively engaging in and supporting the Department’s Race and Equity Initiative.
  • Representing the Department at meetings with various organizations, coalitions and task forces as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least two years’ experience in some combination of contract management, human service planning or service delivery.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or 5 years relevant work experience required. Experience working with HUD a plus. 
  • Well organized and attentive to detail.
  • Proficiency in personal computer skills such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytic skills and ability to work with and interpret data to inform decision-making.
  • Strong familiarity with homeless service systems and the various types of local, state and federal funding sources for housing and homeless services.
  • Proven ability to manage shifting priorities and multiple projects.
  • Able to work with accuracy under time restraints.
  • Able to read and interpret HUD and other pertinent federal regulations and effectively disseminate related information.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively and coordinate efforts with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders.
  • The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Most work takes place in an office setting with fluorescent lighting, carpeted floors, and air conditioning. Required to attend meetings in various agencies and settings in Cambridge and other nearby localities, so must have the ability to travel to various sites.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to use typical office equipment in an office setting; ability to travel to other local offices and surrounding agencies. 

RATE: $65,419-$79,607 plus excellent benefits

Benefits Summary:

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Vacation and Sick leave eligible
  • Sick Incentive Pay Eligible
  • 3 Personal days
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Management Allowance, $2,700/year

HOURS OF WORK:         37.5 hours per week. Occasional evenings will be required. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter of interest requested by 05/24/22. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

The Planner/Contract Manager will manage a portfolio of contracts with nonprofit agencies in the community and will work as part of a team to expand and improve services for homeless and low-income families and individuals in Cambridge…

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USD $65.419 - USD $79.607
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Benefícios

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Vacation and Sick leave eligible
  • Sick Incentive Pay Eligible
  • 3 Personal days
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Management Allowance, $2,700/year


  • Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Vacation and Sick leave eligible
  • Sick Incentive Pay Eligible
  • 3 Personal days
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Management Allowance, $2,700/year


Localização

Presencial
51 Inman St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Como se inscrever

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter of interest requested by 05/24/22. Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139…

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