ManpowerGroup Contract Administrator in Orange, California
Manpower is hiring for a Contract Administrator to work within the government sector. If you have experience reviewing/generating contracts and working with project managers, coupled with three years of purchasing experience, preferably in the development and administration of public contracts, Manpower may have the perfect opportunity for you!
What's in it for you:
Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5:00PM (3 - 4 days/ 6 - 8 hours per day)
2 - 3 months assignment based on needs of client
Located in Orange, CA
Pay Rate: $28.16/hr.
What you will be doing:
Administrating all phases of procurement process in terms of complex technology, construction, professional, architectural or engineering projects
Conferring with project managers to monitor vendor performance and determine/implement changes to contractual terms
Preparing amendments and resolving complex contract performance issues
Ensuring contracts protect agency's interests and uphold policies and procedures
Developing and understanding of internal customers' budgeting needs and procedures; providing pricing estimates and procurement strategies for projects; Reviewing requisitions for funding availability and account code accuracy
Assisting project managers in developing scopes of work and develops and issues; Requesting for Proposals for complex procurements; determining appropriate procurement methods
Conferring with project managers to prepare presentation materials and conduct pre-proposal/bid conferences and site visits
Evaluating bids, proposals, and quotations; conducting cost and price analysis; chairs evaluation committee meetings and conducts vendor interviews; Determining consultant/contractor solution recommendations
Leading negotiations, creating, preparing, and issuing contracts for complex procurements
Conferring with project manager to ensure contract compliance and conformance to applicable laws; Reviewing and approving invoices for projects
Preparing complex contract amendments, revisions, terminations, and close-outs. Negotiating settlement of contract disputes
Interpreting and clarifying contract provision and advise project managers regarding compliance issues
Administering on-going contracts to ensure consistency with terms and conditions of contract
Compiling statistics for reports and studies related to procurement activity.
The skills we are looking for:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field, with a minimum of three years of purchasing experience, preferably in the development and administration of public contracts.
Ability to interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including contract law and Uniform Commercial Code
Principles/Practices of fiscal, statistical, and administrative research/report preparation
Legal language and terminology
Interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures
Negotiate contracts and contract changes
Demonstrate the aptitude to evaluate the quality and price of products to judge suitability of goods and/or alternatives offered
Resolve contractual disputes
Prepare and compose contracts, change orders, bid documents, and specifications
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