(BMS) Manager – Program and Compliance (Non-Civil Service)


Position Purpose
Welcome to the City of Dallas!
The City of Dallas is one of the largest employers in the DFW Metroplex.
We offer growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference in our community.

What do we offer?
A competitive salary, five-year vested pension plan, great benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, qualifying childcare assistance, paid time off and more.

Join our diverse workforce and help us in providing excellent service to the residents of Dallas while building a rewarding career.

The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.

Under the general direction of the HUD Program Administrator, this position will manage, lead, and support for staff providing contract compliance, monitoring, and general oversight of HUD grant funds in the Grant Administration Division of Budget and Management Services.

Essential Functions

  • Manage, lead, and responsible for all functions related to the CDBG Nonprofit Public Improvement program, including coordination with Office of Procurement Services to complete the required procurement process and award, City Attorney’s Office for development of contract and exhibits, collaboration with nonprofits, review/approval of payments, etc. through completion of project.
  • Reviews, updates, and documents policies and internal controls for compliance, conducts annual risk assessments, internal control testing, and training.
  • Establishes contract compliance monitoring plans to monitor department management of HUD grant funds and ensure contract compliance; develops and supports detailed and professional training to meet departmental needs and ensure accuracy in compliance, and monitoring for HUD programs.
  • Supervise contract compliance monitoring, environmental reviews, and provide internal oversight for external vendors, performance and other reports and components of contracts.
  • Researches and analyzes updates to Federal and State laws, and other governing directives, policies and procedures pertaining to contracts and grants being reviewed.
  • Interviews, selects, manages, develops, evaluates, counsels, and disciplines personnel according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Coordinates annual risk assessments to help departments determine compliance with laws, regulations, and City policies, through identification and addressing major performance, management, or operational challenges as well as areas that may be a risk.
  • Coordinates and leads conferences and meetings with appropriate parties on contract and grant compliance issues.
  • Supervise and evaluate performance of potentially up to 5 compliance staff members.
  • Performs other work as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Work Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of experience in program and compliance support, business administration, or other management experience.
  • Two (2) plus years supervising/managing staff (required).
  • Experience with federal or state financial reporting and grant compliance (required).
  • Experience with City of Dallas budgeting, financial management and administrative processes strongly (preferred).

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field.
None required.
Working Conditions and Hazards:
Work performed under normal office conditions.
Supplemental Information

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
  • Knowledge of regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to HUD Community Planning and Development programs and funds.
  • Knowledge of HUD’s Integrated Disbursement Information System.
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Knowledge of contract compliance and monitoring.
  • Ability to develop and implement contract compliance standards and policies.
  • Ability to lead, manage, counsel, and support teams providing financial, accounting, auditing, compliance, and monitoring work.
  • Ability to oversee and coordinate city wide financial policies.
  • Ability to work independently and concurrently perform multiple compliance projects.
  • Ability to support and lead auditing both externally and internally.
  • Ability to support and provide insight for challenging and complex financial issues.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to supervise staff and multiple projects concurrently.
  • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification and is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skill required.

City of Dallas
1500 Marilla Street
1CS or 6AN
Dallas, Texas, 75201
Civil Service-214-670-5915 HR-214-670-3120
Human Resources-214-670-3120

Yaiza Wade

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