|GRANTS ADMIN.I-HOUSING (CONT)|
|Contract - Mid/Professional|
|Responsible for grants and contract administration including directly negotiating the acquisition and sales of foreclosed or abandoned properties in accordance with HUD program and Real Estate Agents requirements; participates in developing policies, procedures, and contract agreements; provides oversight and monitors performance of contractors in rehabilitating and reselling property in accordance with agreement; identifies problems and resolves issues appropriately; may performs other related duties as assigned. Work is performed under the direction of the Housing Division Manager and performance is reviewed through conferences, reports, and results obtained.|
|Participate in developing the policies and procedures as well as contract agreements including terms and conditions, scope of work, expected outcomes, activities, deliverables and timelines, acceptable performance levels, technical reports, documentation, cost estimates, payment schedule tied to deliverables, and consequence of non-compliance.
May directly negotiate the acquisition of foreclosed or abandon property from local lenders; market, list and resell foreclosed property in accordance with Real Estate Agents requirements and HUD program requirements to prevent neighborhood blight.
Monitor contracts using various methods such as on-site visits, compare data, review documents and various reports; measure progress and meet with contractor on a regular basis to discuss activity, performance, and progress; ensure services comply with contract goals and requirements; prepare notices and correspondence.
Resolve disputes, research issues, identify potential problems and resolve promptly; recommend course of action; handle necessary changes if within the scope of contract as appropriate; exercise remedies for performance deficiencies in a timely and professional manner.
Review expenditure reports and documents in order to approve and authorize payment of invoice according to milestones, schedule, and comply with contract terms and conditions as appropriate; payments may be withheld for non-performance, deficiencies, unacceptable or unsupported costs as appropriate.
Maintain accurate contract administration files including pre-award conference, final agreement, and back-up documentation; copy of reports, notices, correspondence, record of meetings and invoices from contractor.
Prepare mandatory reports to HUD, state agencies, and management; attend meetings and stay abreast of changes in regulations; provide information to others including staff, management, and contractors as appropriate.
|Knowledge of administration methods and techniques.
Knowledge of housing and real estate practices.
Ability to research, identify issues, resolve problems, and make recommendations for alternate options.
Ability to manage grants in an effective and efficient manner.
Ability to plan and organize work effectively.
Ability to Communicate well both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
|Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, or other related field and two (2) years related business administration experience, or other similar combination of education and experience. Experience with the housing market or real estate sales in the Orlando-Central Florida area is desirable. NOTE: Promotion to Grants Administrator II - Housing requires four (4) years experience with grant or contract administration, appropriate license, and supervisory approval.
Other requirements: a Florida Real Estate Agent or Broker license or other related license is desirable, otherwise a real estate agent license must be obtained within six months.
A Florida driver's license is required.