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Contract Manager

Company: Hunger Solutions New York
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

GET TO KNOW HUNGER SOLUTIONS:
Hunger Solutions New York, Inc., incorporated in 1989 and based in Albany, is a statewide nonprofit organization that strives to alleviate hunger in New York by promoting awareness of hunger, public policies that contribute to ending hunger, and participation in state and federal nutrition assistance programs such as SNAP, WIC, the Summer Food Service Program, the School Breakfast Program, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Hunger Solutions New York administers the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP), a statewide SNAP outreach, education, and application assistance network that includes 40+ contractors located across the state.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Contract Manager reports to the Director of Field Operations and will oversee a portfolio of NOEP contractors that conduct and implement outreach for food programs, assist potentially eligible households to apply for and receive SNAP benefits, and work to resolve barriers to SNAP participation. Key responsibilities will include:
Ensure contractors understand NOEP's policies and procedures.
Provide technical assistance to contractors with regards to effective outreach messaging and educational activities, community-based collaborations, and client tracking systems.
Ensure contractors understand and complete quarterly reporting requirements.
Review and analyze quarterly reports for the portfolio of contractors.
Monitor each contractor's progress towards annual targets.
Identify successful practices that can be shared and/or contract issues that need to be addressed including corrective action when necessary.
Complete onboarding process with new contractors.
Maintain complete, accurate and up-to-date files.
Conduct site visits and complete related reports.
Support development and/or implementation of online contract management systems as necessary.
Attend training, conferences and all other travel as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate for this position will be professional, organized, detail oriented, efficient and adaptable with a proven ability to work autonomously or as a part of a team. Must have strong oral and communication skills. History of understanding outreach and education practices, collaborating with community-based organizations and effective approaches to delivery within the human services field required. Experience working in disadvantaged communities, knowledge of federally-funded nutrition assistance programs, and history of providing technical assistance to contractors is preferred. College Degree in related field is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is essential. Bilingual ability is a plus.

CULTURE:
Hunger Solutions New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to creating a culture that is rewarding to employees and provides each team member with the ability to continually grow and learn. Hunger Solutions New York is a champion of and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion among all stakeholders. Hunger Solution New York recognizes the need for work/life balance and provides a flexible working environment for all employees. Office culture is casual and professional.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
Hunger Solutions New York is committed to its employees and thusly provides a competitive compensation package. Salary will be commensurate with experience, but is expected to be $40K-45K. Hunger Solutions New York offers fully paid benefit premiums including health, dental, life, short and long term disability, and a retirement plan that offers a 5% match (different vesting periods apply to each benefit and will be discussed as part of the interview process). A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) may be available depending upon the health insurance package chosen. Additionally, Hunger Solutions New York offers a generous amount of vacation, sick and holiday time off to each employee.

To be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Jobs@HungerSolutionsNY.org. Please include "Contract Manager" in the subject line of your email.

Keywords: Hunger Solutions New York, Albany , Contract Manager, Executive , Albany, New York

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