Contracts Administrator - Government and Commercial

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Location
Melbourne, Florida
Industry
Sales (Sales and Related 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_70436
Contact
McNealy, Patrick, Spherion
Phone
772.336.9545 x208
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Job Description

Our Client is searching for a government and commercial Contracts Administrator to manage bid submittals 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.
  • All other duties as assigned by Supervisor, including backup for other team members.
  • Monthly / yearly reporting of bid and contract activity.
  • Ensure state and local contracts are renewed. Update price lists through contract modifications.
  • Ensures Company is properly licensed to do business in all states.
  • Monitor S.A.M government site.
  • Monitors various lead sources and distributes leads to sales team.

Skills:

  • Proven 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
  • Excellent presentation Skills
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures.
  • Salesforce experience preferred


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)


Experience Required:

  • Additional legal research certifications and coursework.
  • Government contracts (preferred); commercial contracts (desired)
  • Engineering and/or Technical Field (desired)



Apply today, or contact patrickmcnealy@spherion.com for more information.

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