NATURE OF WORK
This is advanced professional and administrative work with responsibilities in the management of specially assigned projects involving Information Technology contracts.
Work involves responsibility for the overall administration of Information Technology projects involving contractors and/or vendors. It includes planning, coordinating and reviewing the work of professional and technical information technology staff for projects of a major scope. Emphasis of the work is on the analysis, advice, and monitoring of Information Technology contracts. Responsibilities include the management of several Information Technology contracts simultaneously. Incumbents may be the first point of negotiation for contract dispute resolution. Incumbents exercise considerable independent judgment in the application of the principles and practices of contract administration. Assignments are usually received in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Performance is reviewed by an administrative superior through conferences, reports and program achievements.
Performs analysis of Information Technology contracts; prepares executive summaries; project reports and related data; provides professional level staff assistance in specially assigned areas, assists and advises on matters pertaining to Information Technology contracts.
Monitors contracts to ensure terms and conditions are met; may represent County as the first point of negotiations for vendor dispute resolution; defines and manages vendor penalties/incentives related to established performance criteria.
Assists in planning, coordinating and directing the work of subordinates as required by work assignment; facilitates the accomplishment of work through providing, obtaining and coordinating a variety of services.
Provides administrative liaison among various county operational and administrative functions related to an assigned contract; interprets and explains policy regulations and operating procedures.
Summarizes essential points to be addressed in contract amendments.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the principles of management, organization, and administration.
Considerable knowledge of the standard practices in the fields of local government, information technology, contract administration and dispute resolution.
Considerable knowledge of current literature, trends and developments in the field of Information Technology.
Considerable knowledge of established policies and procedures.
Considerable knowledge of Information Technology methods and contracting terms and conditions.
Considerable knowledge of the functions and operations of the Office of Information Technology.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of organization, management, and administration.
Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of other Information Technology professionals as required by work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to interpret pertinent laws and regulations and enforce compliance with Information Technology contracts.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in computer science, public or business administration or field related to area of assignment; four (4) years experience in a staff or administrative capacity initiating, managing and/or coordinating Information Technology contracts; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association (Professional Unit)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E 10/2002 R 09/2010