Contract Manager
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Contract Manager

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.



The Division of Finance has central responsibility and authority for policy analysis, program development, performance tracking and improvement, financial management, resource maximization and technical assistance. Finance helps to ensure that programs and administrative operations have the information, analysis, funding and technical capacity to deliver critical services effectively and meet DOHMH's objectives.


Grant:  Enhanced Detection, Response, Surveillance, and Prevention of COVID-19

Location: DOHMH headquarter, LIC



The Bureau of Finance Administration and Planning within the Division of Finance requests to hire one (1) Contract Manager to manage COVID-19 projects through contracts between the Fund for Public Health in New York and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH.)  Finance Administration is the point of contact between the Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY), DOHMH programs, and other City Agencies seeking to leverage FPHNY for critical public health initiatives, pilot projects, and other urgent needs.




With high degree of responsibility and broad latitude for independent action, the selected candidate will review and track COVID-19 projects administered through FPHNY, including monitoring expenditures, maintaining supporting documentation and processing project amendments. 


The selected candidate will:

  • Provide feedback and recommendations to senior level FPHNY and FIN staff regarding project requests.
  • Collaborate with other bureau staff to project COVID-19 related expenses and ensure that expenses are charged to appropriate funding
  • Develop effective spreadsheets to report, compare, and analyze budget numbers
  • Prepare fiscal summary reports and analyses
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new policies
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as needed






  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate field related to public policy, public administration, or finance.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.  Ability to communicate clearly, accurately and concisely.
  • Ability to work with employees at all levels.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working under strict deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to a fast-paced work environment and changing needs and priorities.


The Contract Manager will work a 35 hour per week schedule.




This position will work remotely and on site. All necessary equipment and internet connection will be provided for staff to work from home. This position will move on-site to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Gotham Center, 42-09 28th Street, Queens, NY 11101 based on a rotational schedule.






FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.



There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency.



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.



The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.