Contract Administrator (Procurement)


Purchasing and Procurement

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Up to USD28.16/hr

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Branch Information

Orange County, CA - (USA) 290 S Clementine Street CA Anaheim , CA 92805

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Job Description

Full Time Contract Administrator Day Shift

Our client in Orange is looking for a talented individual to fill a position in their Contracts Administration Materials Management Department, in the Capital Projects group to procure professionals, architectural, engineering and construction services. We are looking for someone with experience in the public sector to fill this role.

What's in it for you?

● Full Time 40 hours

● Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

● Competitive wages starting at $28.16 per hour

● Location: Orange

● 1-year contract

What is the job?

● Ensures contracts protect agency's interests and uphold policies and procedures.

● Request for Proposals for complex procurements; Invitation for bid requests for quotes

● Confers with project managers to prepare presentation materials and conduct pre-proposal/bid conferences and site visits.

● Evaluates bids, proposals, and quotations; conducts cost and price analysis; chairs evaluation committee meetings and conducts vendor interviews.

● Leads negotiations, creates, prepares, and issues contracts for complex procurements.

● Prepares complex contract amendments, revisions, terminations, and close-outs.

● Interprets and clarifies contract provisions and advises project managers regarding compliance issues.

● Administers on-going contracts to ensure consistency with terms and conditions of contract.

What you bring to the job?

● Ideal candidate must have experience in the public sector i.e. the City, Police Department, Fire Department.

● Previous experience with a minimum of 3 years purchasing experience, specifically in the development and administration of public contracts.

● Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration with a minimum of 3 years.

● Knowledge of principles and practices used in the development of contracts, contract administration, contract law, and accounting

● Knowledge of methods and techniques of negotiation

● Knowledge of principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation

● Knowledge of principles and practices of fiscal, statistical, and administrative research and report preparation

● Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations including contract law and Uniform Commercial Code.

● Ability to pass a Background Check and Drug Screen

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