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Central Contract Specialist

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Central Contract Specialist

Category: Administration

City: Albany, New York, United States

Position ID: J0421-0275

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI, has an opening for a Central Contract Specialist in its Albany, NY office. This role supports a multi-year business process services contract CGI Federal has with a local housing authority that is aligned with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Contract Specialist is responsible for managing a portfolio size between 40-50 assisted housing contracts to ensure the accurate and timely completion of all required tasks, which includes the following:

  • Portfolio management

  • Process vouchers, contract renewals and special claims

  • Maintain positive relations with owners, residents and their representatives, neighborhood

groups and local governments

  • Perform rent adjustments including budget analysis

  • Monitor physical inspection results in collaboration with local contract specialists

  • Maintain customer files and maintain records in accordance with policy

  • Work requires the ability to meet deadlines consistently and accurately

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 2 years minimum of professional office experience

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience in lieu

  • Ability to obtain knowledge of HUD rules and regulations pertaining to the HUD Section 8 project-based housing program through the training program provided

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, Excel

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements

  • US citizenship is required

Desired qualifications:

  • Property management/Section 8/Housing experience

  • Existing knowledge of HUD rules and regulations


  • Customer Service & Support

  • Microsoft Office

  • Time Management

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