Contract Administrator

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Location
Melbourne, Florida
Industry
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 60,000 - US$ 65,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_59800
Contact
Justin Kolleda, Spherion
Phone
3212550222 X208
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Job Description

This position administers contracts and manages bid submittals for government and commercial contracts within the Business Operations Department, supporting Sales.

Responsibilities:
- Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes (e.g., FAR, DFAR) as needed or directed.
- Prepares legal documents such as deal summaries, commercial and government contracts, initial and buy-sell agreements. Manages dealer agreements.
- Reviews and analyzes customer contracts and agreements, IDIQs, request for proposals and provides guidance and identifies contractual risk. Submits bids and proposals.
- Prepares RFP/RFI risk analysis. Provide risk mitigation. Acts as negotiator and liaison between disputing parties for contractual matters.
- Maintains and organizes legal and contractual files.
- Performs contract management including amendments, order placement oversight, shipping schedules, scope changes and other related duties.
- Coordinates with other departments to ensure contract and bid requirements are met.
- Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
- Drafts customer correspondence, reports, and other documents pertaining to contract status and contract performance.
- Identifies and provides recommendations for process improvements within department.
- Monthly / yearly reporting of bid and contract activity.
- Ensure state and local contracts are renewed. Update price lists through contract modifications.
- Ensures company is licensed to do business in all states.
- Monitor S.A.M government site.
- Monitors various lead sources and distributes leads to sales team.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Strong Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point and Adobe Acrobat skills required
- Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills
- Good analytical and organization skills, including determination of legal risks associated with contracts and bid related documents
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Confidentiality and Time Management
- Initiative and thoroughness; attention to detail for accuracy
- Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
- Business Acumen
- Presentation Skills
- Technical Capacity
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures.
- Sales Force Experience

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- Minimum Bachelor's degree or three to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in corporate legal department or law firm; or paralegal certificate with applicable experience.
- Master's degree, MBA or JD degree (preferred)
- Government contracts (preferred); commercial contracts (desired)
- Engineering and/or Technical Field (desired)


Please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply and/or send your resume to justinkolleda@spherion.com for review.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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