Salary: $55,633.64 - $85,119.46 Annually
Candidate must have aBachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Management, or Finance and three (3) years of experience in contract development or administration, including one (1) year in a lead work capacity.
Licenses and Certificates :Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.
Under general direction, perform highly responsible and confidential work to manage, administer and monitor complex contracts and agreements to ensure compliance and equal opportunity in all contracting activities.
Manage complex contracts administration requirements and ensure effectiveness and adherence to the contract and expenditure requirements. Involves: Develop and negotiate contracts by researching requirements, purchase history and product information; design contract administration strategies that meet business needs; coordinate and compile requirements; decide and prepare effective contractor performance measures and supplemental terms and conditions. Review revise and re-negotiate existing and expiring contracts for performance measures, cost reductions, consolidation opportunities and materials management. Monitor and audit contract expenditures and usage activities. Monitor contract's dollar balance and time remaining; recommend whether to extend an existing contract or prepare for bid process; decide appropriate commodities or scope of work to include on contract bid; recommend and prepare effective supplemental terms and conditions to include on contract bid; gather and coordinate contract requirement from designated departments; draft purchase documents for bid and process contract modifications.
Manage contractor performance for compliance to contract terms and conditions. Involves: Prepare contract performance evaluations; meet with contractor to explain performance evaluations and obtain feedback; report and resolve supply chain status to management. Develop and maintain contract database. Prepare reports for management by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information regarding contractor performance, supply chain, contract expenditures, purchase history, etc. Provide guidance and training to other personnel and make recommendations by interpreting contractual policies and procedures. Ensure end users adhere to rules and regulations.
Perform related administrative, professional and incidental duties as required. Involves: Provide technical support to other personnel and City departments. Represent the City at various meetings and conferences and interact with a wide range of officials, department directors, coworkers and the public. Provide technical and contractual assistance to applicants, contractors, advisory panelists by developing, advertising, coordinating and conducting workshops, training sessions and orientations for contract administrators and advisory panelists. Advise the Director of Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing in a timely manner of situations or issues that have or could lead to deviation of expected results, and recommend appropriate solutions or options. Participate in or conduct special City wide spend analysis, track expiring contract, solicitation status and close out existing contracts. Serve on ad hoc interdepartmental committees dealing with Citywide policy and strategy issues as assigned.
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Salary Range: $55,633.64 - $77,748.01 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.
Please note: This is an unclassified contract position.
Please note: Recruitment has been extended to receive applications.
Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous