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Government and Government Relations Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

NYC Department of Small Business Services

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jul 25,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

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M/WBE Compliance Officer The candidate will report to the Assistant Commissioner of Certification and Compliance. Will provide support and related services to Agency Buyers and NYC certified M/WBE/EBE firms to ensure compliance with Local Law 1 provisions and other regulatory mandates. Manage the Citywide Contract Audit to ensure agency compliance with meeting M/WBE goals as prescribed in Local Law 1. Oversee process starting from the contracting of auditing services through City agency implementation of audit recommendations. Review and distribute agency Utilization Plans, and provide guidance to agencies by helping to identify areas of opportunity to increase M/WBEs utilization. Review legislative and/or regulatory proposals impacting the division. Conduct trainings regarding M/WBE Program and meet with agency representatives to discuss progress toward meeting goals, make recommendations, and track the implementation of recommendations. Work with the Mayor's Office, prepare Performance Improvement Plans to agencies that do not meet a minimum required utilization goal. Host follow-up meetings with each agency to discuss performance and determine initiatives agency should undertake to improve utilization. Coordinate with SBS Audit and Legal Units to collect information requested during M/WBE/LBE/EBE audits and FOIL requests. Support SBS M/WBE Officer by preparing reports on agency utilization. Assist with special projects as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and university and six months of full-time, satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the following fields: human rights, affirmative action planning/administration, position classification, or labor law. A law degree may be substituted for six months of experience;
A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time satisfactory professional, technical, or administrative experience in one or more of the fields mentioned above;
Education and/or experience equivalent to above. However, all candidates possess the four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent.

Preferred Skills: Ability to analyze data, and evaluate procurement processes. Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio. Experience working with cross-functional teams and diverse groups of people. Familiarity with government procurement processes. Foreign language skills are a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 339702. Send resume and cover letter including the subject line: M/WBE Compliance Officer.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
NYC Department of Small Business Services
110 William Street
7th Floor
New York City, NY 10038