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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

CGI Albany, NY

Company
CGI
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
6ed2769a2
Location
Albany, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
576156022

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description:

Local Contract Specialist Position Description Local Contract Specialist Position Description CGI Federal, a leader in providing business process outsourcing services to public housing authorities throughout the US, is anticipating the need for individuals to fill the roles of Local Contract Specialist. Under the direction of the Local Services Manager / State Contract Manager, the Local Contract Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of specified core tasks for approximately 45 multi-family housing contracts subsidized under HUD's Project Based Section 8 Housing program, which as part of a contract administration case management team. The Local Contract Specialist works closely with property owners to ensure compliance pursuant to HUD policy. Your future duties and responsibilities Specific responsibilities will include the following: - Ensure 100% of onsite reviews are properly scheduled and performed in compliance with contractual and client requirements - Effectively compile and writes Management and Occupancy Review (MOR) reports detailing specific findings, criteria and corrective actions in the monitoring of project compliance in the following areas :Marketing and Tenant Selection, Leasing and Occupancy, Rent Determination and Subsidy Requests, Management of Maintenance Program, Response to Safety Concerns, Management of Tenant Relations, Review of Fair Housing/EEOC policies and procedures - Timely and accurate follow-up to ensure adequate responses to close the MOR report - Establish and maintain good relations with owners, residents and their representatives, neighborhood groups and local governments - Respond fully and promptly to inquiries and dispatches from Contract Specialists, Quality Assurance personnel, Finance and Reporting personnel and Customer Contact personnel - Maintain complete and detailed files and provide the Team Leader and/or Manager with data and records requested in a timely manner - Successfully complete all required training programs within prescribed period - Participate in ensuring a fully functional contract administration case management system to meet 100% of the required deadlines and avoid contractual penalties. Required qualifications to be successful in this role To be considered for one of these challenging positions, applicants must have a majority of the following skills, knowledge and abilities: - Bachelor degree is preferred, but relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree - Two - five years property management, claims processing or case management preferred - Professional, organized and effective verbal and written communication skills - Skills in the areas of business math, data entry, record keeping and account management - Competent in the Use of MS Office, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook - Assisted housing programs expertise is highly desired **This position requires 50-75% travel in the Albany area Your future duties and responsibilities Required qualifications to be successful in this role At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals please.All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information. Skills Reference 475632

Company Description:

At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.