Join Employ Prince George’s if you find it appealing to serve along-side some of the most dedicated people in the world. Employ Prince George’s delivers critical services and helps to solve difficult problems. This kind of work takes an enthusiasm for challenge as well as the pleasure in collaboration and an air-tight commitment for getting the job done. We offer a variety of career opportunities – both now and as your career progresses. As we grow, we want you to grow with us. We will fill your career with variety, make a long–term commitment to your continuous development, and give you the responsibility to make a difference.
It’s a great place to work, with a friendly and caring atmosphere.
EPG is seeking a qualified candidate for an Apprenticeship Navigator position. Located within the Office of the President, the Apprenticeship Innovation Program, coordinates and administers apprenticeship programming and activities on behalf of Employ Prince George’s and the Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network. The Apprenticeship Innovation Program is operated by the Apprenticeship Navigator under the leadership of the President of Employ Prince George’s. The Apprenticeship Innovation Program (AIP) is a regional apprenticeship program designed to create apprenticeships, register apprenticeships, expand apprenticeships within traditional and non-traditional industries, connect communities and job seekers apprenticeships, and integrate apprenticeship into the Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network. AIP ensures job seekers are matched with qualified employment opportunities, serves as an intermediary and manager of apprenticeships, and documents the eventual employment outcomes of Prince George’s job seekers participating in apprenticeships.
Education Training Manager
Located within the Office of the President, the Education & Training Department, coordinates and administers career readiness, basic skills and occupational skills program development and training on behalf of Employ Prince George‘s and the Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network. The Education & Training Department is managed by the Education & Training Manager under the leadership of the President of Employ Prince George’s. Along with an Education & Training Manager, the Education & Training Department is staffed with Workforce Development Instructors that provide one-on-one and group career readiness, basic skills, and occupational skills training to Employ Prince George’s and Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network job seekers. The Education & Training Department ensures Employ Prince George’s and Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network job seekers receive career readiness, basic skills and occupational skills training to ensure they are prepared for post-secondary training or employment.
Education Training Manager
Contracts and Operations Manager
Led by the Vice President of Administration, one the core functions of the Contracts and Operations Manager is to assist in the management of the daily operations of the Administrative Division. Including, supervising the Contracts and Operations Analyst and support staff. The Contracts and Operations Manager is responsible for the efficiency, effectiveness and successful management of the Contracts and Operations Team, productivity, quality of work and executing operational tasks assigned by the Vice President of Administration and Operations to ensure safe and efficient operations of the Offices within Employ Prince George’s (EPG). The Contracts and Operations Manager shall oversee daily operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way by improving operational management systems, processes and best practices while ensuring the organization’s processes remain legally compliant.
The core function of the Contracts and Operations Manager is to ensure that the contracts division is operating at maximum efficiency by implementing policies and procedures designed to streamline the work flow in and out of the division. The Manager manages project plans, deliverables, dependencies, and outcomes for selected projects. They oversee the procurement process, operational procedures, and systems in the areas of information flow and management, business processes, and enhanced management reporting. The Contracts and Operations Manager looks for opportunities to expand systems by centralizing communication and providing strategic oversight, coordination, and maintenance of identified projects goals; assisting the Vice President of Administration and Operations with revamping the department to upgrade its contribution to the welfare of the organization. The Contracts and Operations Manager with work with EPG Directors to define and determine the role of program staff for identified projects, including specific roles and responsibilities for each working group team member. He/she will work to achieve project goals and objectives within project timeframes and guidelines established by stakeholders and committees by providing timely notification of any project obstacles or changes in project timeframes; obtaining key approvals from stakeholders when projects are completed; managing and resolve project-related issues, risks, and changes; preparing communication plans and related project status reports to key stakeholders to provide project updates and; Identifies and manages overall project dependencies.
The Contracts and Operations Manager carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company’s policies and applicable laws. He/she is also responsible for maintaining quality control standards and ensuring that the team meets production milestones and timelines. In addition, the Contracts and Operations Manager also ensures that various departments are working seamlessly towards EPG’s desired goals.
With the assistance of the Vice President of Administration, the Contracts and Operations Manager represents Employ Prince George’s in all contractual matters with vendors, sub-recipients, and service providers. The Contracts and Operations Manager manages the development process and execution of all contract related documents; review of procurement related supportive documentation, such as sole source justification and proposed Statement of Work. The Contracts and Operations Manager is the primary individual assisting the Vice President of Administration with contract negotiations and execution.
Key Requirements: The ideal candidate must have experience with a wide variety of contracting concepts, strategies, and governing rules and regulations. Developing solicitation such as Request for Proposal, Request for Quote, Statement of Work (SOW), terms and conditions and other requirements for basic procurements; develops pre-negotiation position, determining the types of contracts and negotiation authority to be used, and preparing required justifications. Must have experience developing contracts with completeness, accuracy, and compliance with agency policies and procedures; determining the most appropriate method of procurement; determines if requested items can be obtained via an existing contract; conducting pre-bid meeting and distribution of bid invitations.
The ability to effectively work with a culturally diverse programs, and populations as well as the ability to plan, organize and
implement multiple projects and programs with diverse and competing demands is critical. Proven ability to quickly and thoroughly assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze the information, and develop an effective plan of action is essential in this role!
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Public Administration, Contract Administration required. Project Management certification or training preferred. A valid driver’s license and personal vehicle with applicable motorist insurance required. Excellent written communication skills for the preparation of quality program reports. Demonstrated ability to draft and negotiate a broad range of contractual agreements. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams of legal and non-legal professionals.
How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to CareerOpportunities@employpg.org. Cover letters should be addressed to, ATTN: Human Resources and must include Contracts and Operations Manager in the subject line of your email. EOE/AA employer. NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
Please note that Employ Prince George’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Everyone, regardless of race, gender, nationality, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or background, has the right to develop their full potential. We prevent artificial or prejudicial barriers from getting in the way of an individual’s personal development and believe that fostering diversity is everyone’s responsibility. This requires all Employ Prince George’s employees to act without bias and provide equal opportunities for all to access the services and resources of this organization.