Senior Contract Administrator
This is an senior level contracting position responsible for the technical, administrative purchasing . The incumbent is responsible for performing all purchasing activities within delegated contracting authority thresholds from "cradle to grave" including acquisition planning, solicitation preparation, source selection, contract award and administration, ordering and close out. Incumbent prepares solicitations, amendments, awards, and modifications for assigned requirements; reviews-and evaluates contractor submissions and performance. Incumbent awards purchase orders and contracts with individual Contracting authority up to $150,000 and prepares and awards contracts for management signature up to $1,000,000. Incumbent may place orders against existing Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts and Basic Purchasing Agreements (BPAs) up to the specified ordering limit.
Works closely with the Director of Procurement to include, but not limited to, the following: Reviews procurement requests for materials and services, determines the adequacy of technical specifications and/or scope of works, reviews independent cost estimates for reasonableness and all other procurement package documentation for completeness and acceptance. Advises, assists, and coordinates related matters with customers to ensure timely, cost effective and legally sufficient procurement results. Analyzes customer requirements and identifies proper procurement method based on Authority estimate. Works with customers to identify the proper contractual vehicle applicable for the goods/services requested.
- Prepares a variety of purchasing solicitations including, but not limited to, Simplified Acquisitions, Request for Quotations, Request for Proposals, Invitation for Bids, Purchase Orders, and Blanket Purchase Agreements Prepares procurement records and files for management approval including, but not limited to, Price and Cost Analysis and Pre and Post.
- Assembles contract files and drafts findings of fact and final decisions. Evaluates and conducts investigations regarding contractor claims, protests, and disputes.
The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Procurement or a bachelor's degree in Business, Construction, or a related field with up to one (1) year of working experience in the purchasing/contracting area, treasury, accounting or other related business or construction field.
Or, an equivalent combination of post high school education and four (4) years of working experience in the purchasing/contracting area, treasury, accounting or other related business or construction field.
Certification from an accredited procurement program such as the National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP) or certification from another such program(s) as deemed appropriate is desirable but not required.
Satisfactorily complete the medical and agility examination for this position. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.
Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.
Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
- Personal Interview
- Skills Assessments
- Verification of education and experience