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Contract Management Support (CMS) Services Supervisor

Lighthouse Works located in Orlando, Florida is seeking a full-time experienced GS-1102 Equivalent Contract Management Support Services Supervisor.

This position will oversee the operation of the CMS project from receipt of contract through the process of close out while ensuring workforce is acting as needed and maintaining a confidential demeanor. This position will provide supervision and leadership for the Contract Management Support (CMS) services. May be required to supervise the work of visually impaired staff to perform the day-to-day operations necessary to prepare government contracts for close-out. The principal responsibilities of the position include:

• Maintain full accountability for the close-out, ensuring that all file documents are properly tracked, validated and reconciled, including but not limited to validation of contract file completeness, product and/or service delivery, receipt and acceptance research and analysis, invoicing and payment research and analysis, de-obligation of excess funds and drafting contract modifications as required.
• Manage and control the transfer of sensitive government contracts. You will be fully accountable of the folder from the time of receipt and accounted for through the closeout procedure to certified destruction, if required.
• Produce measurement reports to reflect productivity of the close out process to include contracts received, contracts closed, status of contracts being processed to include accountability of the folder as well as the stage that the folder is in at each point through the process.
• Establish departmental procedures metrics and status reports and implement contract close-out standard operating procedures.
• Review all folders upon arrival to ensure the folders received match the statement of work requirements.
• Manage relationship between customer Contracting Officer’s Representatives and contract close-out staff ensuring issues are identified, elevated and adjudicated in a timely manner.
• Ensure regular communication with agencies are established and maintained and reporting requirements are fulfilled.
• Abides by all security requirements of property and equipment.
• May be required to manage a workforce of blind and low vision personnel to ensure contract close-out procedures are executed completely and accurately to the highest quality standard and that the completed file is ready for submission to a warranted government contracting officer for close out.
• May be required to coordinate and contact proper representatives to promote system accessibility and pursue resources to accommodate blind and low-vision personnel.
Applicants interested in the Contract Management Services Supervisor position required to meet the following requirements:

• BA/BS Degree (with 24 business credit hours).
• Ten (10) years progressive experience in government contracting. Previous experience as a warranted GS 1102 government contracting officer or equivalent a strong plus.
• Expertise in using MS Office (Access, Excel and Word) products.
• Ability to develop solutions and train staff to use software listed above and any other programs or procedures related to government contract close-out functions.
• Previous supervisory/management experience planning, organizing, monitoring departmental progress and developing employees.
• U.S. Citizenship required for security purposes. Any offer of employment is contingent on the results of a background and security check by the FBI and completion of the four DAU “Con” courses regarding contract close-out procedures.
• Good analytical and problem solving skills, along with good written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to supervise others and ensure Government contracts are processed correctly and effectively.
• Prior experience working with people who are blind, or blind with other disabilities helpful, but not required.

Interested candidates with the designated qualifications, please respond by sending your resume and cover letter to jobs@lighthousecentralflorida.org.

*(It is the policy of Lighthouse Central Florida not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Lighthouse Central Florida to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.)