Contracts & Compliance

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  • Performs the drafting, negotiation, development, coordination, and administration of OIT’s contracts, associated statements of work, service level agreements, legal terms incorporated into OIT’s purchase orders, and other legal documents which have been sourced and awarded by OIT’s Purchasing Team and the purchasing departments of Executive Branch Agencies;
  • Reviews and approves all of OIT’s contracts, OIT purchase orders that involve additional legal terms (e.g. software license terms), IT and IT-related contracts and purchase orders for Executive Branch Agencies, interagency agreements with OIT, and intergovernmental agreements with OIT; 
  • Specializes in the interpretation of the terms and conditions included in OIT’s purchase orders, contracts for OIT, IT contracts and purchase orders for Executive Branch Agencies, and other legal agreements; 
  • Advises on and manages disputes related to contracts, purchase orders, payment, and other vendor issues;
  • Evaluates the performance of vendors throughout the life cycle of contracts and purchase orders for OIT;
  • Provides training to internal stakeholders and vendors on invoice submittal; 
  • Creates strategic partnerships with key process stakeholders such as Business Owners, IT technical teams, Purchasing, Accounting, Service Finance, IT Project Management, other State personnel, and vendors for the administration of contracts and purchase orders; and
  • Identifies the need for, drafts, and modifies statutes, bills, rules, policies and procedures related to IT procurement.

Contract Management System (CMS)

OIT uses the statewide Contract Management System (CMS) to track contracts. For more information, please visit the Office of the State Controller's Contract Management System where you will also find training materials, forms and processes.