The Salvation Army

  • Divisional Contract Analyst

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    With Excellent Benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $56,550.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $70,700.00/Yr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position:   Divisional Contract Analyst (DCA)

    Location: Divisional Headquarters, Business Dept., 701 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Availability of Position:  Immediate                           

    Schedule:  Full-Time; 40 or more hours per week

    Reporting Relationship: Divisional Secretary for Business Administration

    Salary and Grade:  $56,550-$70,700 annually depending on qualifications; 14 Exempt


    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition Program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    Position Overview: The DCA provides prompt review and follow- up for any and all EPA/DE contracts,  proposals, amendments, etc.   In addition, the DCA has responsibility for strengthening, supporting, and reviewing these entities to ensure that they are following current Salvation Army policy and procedures with regard to written agreements, contracts and memorandums of understanding as well as addendums, attachments and amendments.  The DCA will ensure that all program contracts are  compliant  with  Salvation  Army  Minutes  to  include,  but  not  limited  to  Accounting  Minutes  #3A,  Information Technology Minute 9, Legal Minute 3N, Policy & Procedure Minutes 23N.


    • Review all contracts, proposals, amendments, agreements, addendums, attachments, and applications and process through the Contract Database for CFC and THQ Legal This includes those related to HUD, single­ asset corporations, and Partnership arrangements.
    • Work with funding agency representatives to ensure that The Salvation Army’s interests are protected in the agreements and that the terms and conditions of the agreements can be met by the local operating
    • As necessary, update and distribute Contract Compliance Checklists to act a as a procedural guideline for use by field locations for contract, proposal, amendment, addendum
    • Consult with other DHQ Departments to ensure that appropriate IT, Finance, HR and Social Services standards are
    • Collaborate with  the  Development  Department  to  create,  develop  and  maintain  positive  relationships  with funders and community /government
    • Represent The  Salvation  Army  in  appropriate  workshops  dealing  with  contracts,  proposals,  amendments, agreements, addendums, attachments, and
    • In keeping with the Army's mission statement, the Divisional Contract Analyst will give ongoing priority to bridging between the funding/contract sources and The Salvation Army individual
    • Identify any problems with incoming and/or existing agreements and follow through on the rectifying of these problems in accordance with Salvation Army policy and
    • Monitor funding program and legislative trends, reporting any anticipated or observed operational concerns, funding stream concerns, and other important contractual issues to the General Secretary, Program Secretary and the Divisional Social Services
    • Examine pending state and federal legislation for potential impact on the Pendel Follow up with various department heads as necessary to alert them as appropriate.
    • Inform relevant personnel on pending
    • Review, research and respond to all legal questions affecting the Pendel
    • Prepare and maintain a step-by-step procedural guideline for all tasks associated with the

    The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


    Bachelor's Degree plus two years related work experience, or Master's  Degree in related field required.   Prior work experience involving contracting with HUD is helpful.   Prior work experience with The Salvation Army, which would provide some knowledge of Salvation Army policy and procedure, strongly desired. Understanding of law and government including, but not limited to, knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government relations, executive orders, and agency rules. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluating customer satisfaction. Excellent proofreading skills, interpersonal relationship skills, and the highest standards of integrity and credibility are required. Meet the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every three years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Must have an understanding of, and appreciation for, the Mission of The Salvation Army.                                                                            

    Contact: Please upload your resume and a cover letter to:


    No Phone Calls Please.


    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department July 18, 2018

     All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


    The Salvation Army will not hire any applicant for employment if the criminal background check reveals a conviction (or a guilty plea or plea of nolo contendre) for any sexual or violent crime.  This policy is intended to help ensure safety in Salvation Army workplaces.


    The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

    Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

    Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

    and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    Requisition No. 821


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