Contract Compliance Officer - Denver’s Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO), Denver, Colorado

Created 06/11/2021
Reference 434053
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Colorado
City Denver
About Our Job

Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. This job application will close without further notice.

Denver Economic Development and Opportunity (DEDO) is a driving force that advances economic prosperity for the City of Denver, its businesses, neighborhoods and residents through purposeful and intentional economic development that: (1) broadens the tax base; (2) stimulates balanced economic growth through business assistance, neighborhood revitalization and the development of a skilled workforce; and (3) focuses on innovation, sustainability and education.

Denver's Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO) supports the growth, capacity, and sustainability of small, disadvantaged, minority and women owned businesses. The overarching mission of DSBO is to undertake specific initiatives, programs and activities to prevent discrimination, enhance the utilization and maximize contracting opportunities for certified small, disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises in city service projects and the procurements of goods and services purchased by the city (Denver Revised Municipal Code [D.R.M.C.] Chapter 28 Articles III, V, and VII).

As a Contract Compliance Officer on our DSBO team, you will be responsible for management and oversight of several contracts assigned to you. As the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Point of Contact (POC) of those assigned contracts, it is your responsibility to ensure that all contractors are in compliance with contract, City and federal regulations, policies and procedures. Using your high attention to detail, you will be responsible for the simultaneous coordination of contract administration, conducting audits, ensuring payments to contractors/consultants, and for performing compliance trainings for internal and external customers. This position will reside at the Denver International Airport (DEN).

Additionally, as a Contract Compliance Officer on our team, you will also:
  • Perform contract maintenance audits to identify status of projects and ensure ongoing compliance (reporting, document control and record keeping); analyze, resolve contractual compliance and technical problems; recommend corrective action
  • Ensure adherence to strict prompt pay timeliness while ensuring customer service, employing investigative methods, and referring to contract, ordinance and/or federal regulations
  • Validate information, ensure accuracy and provide high degree of quality for all body of work
  • Conduct project site visits and compliance audits
  • Work with internal and external project managers, assistant project managers, concessionaires and supervisors to ensure adherence to contractual policies and procedures
  • Develop contract language to enhance the utilization of small, minority and women-owned businesses
  • Continually review compliance plans, contracts and conduct meetings with contractors for changes and deletions.
  • Respond to emergency situations and document/report, disputes and incidents occurring with businesses and vendors having contracts
  • Attend and present at required proposal presentations for internal and external prospective bidders/proposers for projects and concessions
  • Prepare presentations and professionally present on local and federal small business requirements, a project's scope of work, expectations and deadlines
  • Lead and assist with the development and execution of program initiatives
  • Perform other administrative and other compliance duties as requested
About You

Our ideal candidate will have the following:
  • The ability to handle multiple high priority tasks simultaneously
  • The ability to coordinate functions, programs or projects in various stages of completion
  • The ability to research, employ deductive reasoning and interpret government ordinances, rules/regulations, train project managers, contractors, and concessionaires on program requirements
  • Experience and familiarity with procurement processes and contract lifecycle
  • Experience and familiarity with the systems: B2G, Textura, Workday, Alfresco, and LCP Tracker
  • Ability to provide complex information internal and external stakeholders regarding DSBO program specifics, including compliance processes and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Decision-making and problem-solving ability
  • Working experience in a team environment

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Audit, Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Experience: Four (4) years of experience in contract compliance, construction and/or design, or implementing small business diversity and inclusiveness programs.
  • Education and Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education for all classifications. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):
  • Resume
  • Cover letter that briefly describes your experience 1) working with regulatory compliance and audits/investigations; 2) working in a highly scrutinized field and fast paced environment; and 3) managing a large workload with competing priorities.
About Everything Else

Job Profile
CA3131 Compliance-Certification Officer Associate
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$56,725.00 - $93,597.00

Starting Pay

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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Employer City and County of Denver

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