Contract Monitor

Recruitment #220217-F11A-I01


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service. 

OSDH is seeking a full time Contract Monitor providing support to Immunization Service. This is a state employee position 34004264 governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for this position is up to $55,000 based on education and experience.

This position is time-limited to June 30, 2024.

Position Summary:
The primary function of this job is contract development with internal and external partners to develop grant-funded contracts/renewals/invitations to bid/requests for proposals for sub-recipient and vendor contracts according to the approved grant notice of award. This includes developing scopes of work and transmittals and obtaining approval on said contracts/renewals. The position provides technical assistance to all contractors and conducts site visits as needed. The position monitors all contracts as assigned to ensure each contractor is compliant and ensures that they are properly invoicing. The position provides feedback and reports for budgetary expenses. In order to provide the services outlined by the federal grant, the Acute Disease Service must have contracts with sub-recipients to ensure the implementation of grant objectives, activities and deliverables at the state and local levels.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
Contract Development
– Work with OSDH staff and external partners to develop grant-funded contracts/renewals/ITBs/RFPs for contracts according to the approved grant notice of award. This includes but is not limited to developing scopes of work, scoring tools for ITBs, and transmittals as well as obtaining the necessary approvals for contracts/renewals. Work with the grant managers to assist in developing the federal grant application and budgets for current and future contracts. As needed, work with appropriate OSDH staff to ensure the risk assessment is completed in order to develop the monitoring plan. Work with the OSDH Auditors to ensure compliance.

Contract Monitoring – Monitor contracts according to the CMAD Manual and the contract monitoring plan. Assist the contractor with complying with the terms and conditions of the contract and applicable laws and regulations; preventing non-compliance by identifying and resolving potential problems by providing consultation and technical assistance. Maintain contract documentation. Review invoices and verify delivery of services. Process invoices within 10 working days of receipt unless additional documentation or corrections are requested. Review the monthly progress reports submitted by the contractor to ensure contract requirements are upheld. Work with the contractor, Budget and Funding, and Procurement to complete budget revisions and contract modifications. Complete site visits as needed.

Technical Assistance – Assist contractors with complying with the terms and conditions of the contract and applicable laws and regulations; preventing non-compliance by identifying and resolving potential problems through consultation and technical assistance. Attend meetings to assist the contractor with any contractual issues that may arise. Maintain clear and effective communication with contractors on a regular basis and demonstrate good customer service skills.
Provide feedback to the Business Manager on grant applications, budget revisions and reports.
*Prepares administrative, statistical and/or fiscal documents pertaining to departmental activity.
*Coordinate and maintain records according to agency and program area records management and disposition requirements.
*Performs program planning, development and evaluation activities, and organizing and coordinating program services and activities. 
*Requires effective working relationships with others, to communicate effectively and to exercise good judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions. 
*Establish and maintain positive and supportive working relationships.
*Provides information to the public on departmental rules, regulations and laws governing the operation of the program.
*Anticipates the needs of Immunization Service and advises supervisor of program area concerns and needs.
*Investigate and solve problems for supervisor’s consideration.
*Other duties as assigned.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requirements include knowledge of spelling, punctuation, and business English; of business mathematics; of modern office methods and procedures; of the maintenance of complex records; and of the major policies and procedures governing assigned programs. Ability is required to plan, coordinate, and manage contracts within grant guidelines and agency policies and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external partners; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; interpret, analyze, and resolve highly complex administrative and contracting problems; utilize Excel spreadsheets for budget preparation and the analysis of expenditures.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone.







Bachelor's degree in public administration, management, accounting, business administration, finance, or an equivalent area and one year of purchasing or contracting experience.

In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, equivalent experience, up to 7 years of contract management experience will be accepted.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience managing purchasing and/or contracts for state agencies.







If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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