Current Job Opening - General Counsel & Chief Procurement Officer

The Housing Authority of the City of Hartford

 is looking for a

 General Counsel and Chief Procurement Officer

Full time position with benefits.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Some Duties as General Counsel and Chief Procurement Officer Include:

  • Advises HACH on all legal matters relating to its real estate developments, operations and programs.

  • Interprets laws, regulations and court decisions.

  • Drafts, revises and edits contract documents.

  • Prepares and/or reviews HACH board resolutions and any other proposed legislation and prepares recommendations in connection with such resolutions or other legislation.

  • Assists with the preparation of specifications and scope of work for solicitations.

  • Interviews and confers with vendor representatives, staff, and other directors regarding specifications, purchases, price increases, and complaints.

  • Advises customers on the source selection process, including panels, scoring, and award recommendations (best value).

  • Reviews procurement and contracting activities, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance and conformity with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations that guide procurement activities.

Some Qualifications Include:

  • Juris Doctorate

  • In good standing and licensed to practice law in Connecticut.

  • Five (5) years of experience in public entity purchasing and contracting.

  • Ten (10) years of experience as an attorney advising public entities.

  • Expertise in HUD policies and procedures and a background in affordable housing and urban policy required.

    You may apply by emailing your resume

    Deadline: Open Until Filled

    Please “click here” to view the job description

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