MWBE Contract Compliance Specialist I

at St. Louis Development Corporation

Saint Louis, MO

Posted on Jul. 14, 2017

Full Time

Monitors M/WBE contract compliance and M/WBE contractor and subcontractor project participation. Incumbents may assist in the development and production of contracts and related documents such as Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications.

- Ensures contracts are properly and legally executed. Reviews contracts for compliance with insurance, bonding, licenses, taxes and related areas; confers with legal department on questions regarding documentation.
- Evaluates submitted general contractors and subcontractors and compiles a profile of each by preparing a site visit report, business profile, and recommendation for approval or denial of meeting MBE/WBE requirements for assigned projects requiring MBE/WBE participation monitoring.
- Maintains records for contract compliance and reporting requirements. Maintains data such as meeting attendance, lists of subcontractors, inspection reports and related; analyzes data and submits in report form. Reviews and processes reports for accuracy; reviews reimbursement requests; gathers and organizes data, as requested
- Documents problems with vendors, sites, and programs; reports on emergencies and works to resolve problems; conducts site visits to job sites or business offices to assess qualifications and compliance.

Qualifications include a minimum of a B.A./B.S. in planning, public administration, urban design, business or related field. 3+ years experience in contract compliance monitoring, procurement, or construction project management. Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience will be considered if candidate can effectively demonstrate progressively responsible experience in contract compliance work, program administrative, procurement and/or business development may be acceptable. Proficient computer skills in Microsoft office products a must. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and ability to analyze moderately complex processes. Good oral and written communication skills. Good presentations skills. Ability to work with public officials, construction community, and general public.

Requires St. Louis City residency within 180 days of successful completion of 180 day probationary period.
Requires valid driver’s license and access to vehicle - site visits/commercial area surveys.

Work is in the field and includes site visits, commercial area evaluation (by car and walking to survey various commercial areas), some evening and weekend work.
Ability to drive – site visits and commercial area evaluations/surveys.
Ability to walk a commercial district, which range from three to ten blocks.
Exposure to elements during site visits and commercial area evaluations.
Requires the ability to lift and carry files/papers of up to twenty pounds.
Requires the ability to stoop, crouch, balance, bend, and climb during site visits.
Requires the ability to distinguish objects clearly in near vision for writing and computer work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

St. Louis Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran's status or marital status.

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