The contract specialist is responsible from every phase of contract development from researching the legal regulations to negotiating the terms and preparing the print document. He or she may collaborate with a legal team or work independently to evaluate bids and draft documents. Contract specialists are also responsible for assisting clients to terminate contracts on favorable terms.
Notify individuals or offices of decisions, problems, or further actions needed.
Explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations.
Make improvements, solve problems, or take corrective action when problems arise.
Negotiate contracts for services or supplies.
Negotiate with individuals or organizations to resolve conflicts, disputes, or grievances.
Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.
Interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures to specific issues.
Implement new or revised laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.
Monitor contracts (includes administering, extending, modifying, or terminating contracts).
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Collaborate with others or work on teams.
Purchase or contract for property, services, supplies, equipment, or other items
Solicit proposals or bids for contracts or property.
Use computer systems or applications to access, create, edit, print, send, retrieve, or manipulate data, files, or other information.
Bachelor?s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or a related field. Minimum of 3 years of experience.
Proven work experience as a Contracts Specialist or similar role.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
In-depth knowledge of procurement regulations, contract documents and legal specifications.
Outstanding negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to resolve client complaints and concerns.
Relevant training and/or certifications as a Contracts Specialist.
Hours may vary
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Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Spherion offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, and an incentive and recognition program (all benefits are based on eligibility).
For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Spherion's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Spherion representative for more information.