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Contracts Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Previous work for several major commercial industries; experience with Sourcing Contracts for both procuring and selling services, and vendor relations.
  • Adhere to industry requirements - observing best-practices
  • Work with requestors to award or renew contracts IAW internal guidelines and policies
  • Coordinate with vendors to ensure optimal performance and clarity of work issues and risk mitigation
  • Contact budget and finance to resolve issues and track milestones or resolve payment issues
  • Analyze current contracts, recommend strategies for consolidation and cost-saving
  • Attend or chair pre-proposal conferences and site visits
  • Advanced understanding and use of contract terms and conditions, including CSI practices
  • Negotiate for best pricing, terms, and conditions, to achieve mutual gain of the parties
  • Communicate effectively with vendors, stakeholders, and clients, mediating or clarifying to ensure forward movement continues
  • Create outgoing request for proposals or solicitation packages
  • Evaluate incoming request for proposals, requests for bid, requests for information
  • Input contracts into automated systems, and/or set up hard-copies
  • Measure, track, and provide reporting of benchmarks of work progress and budget data, providing recommendation for improvement or correction
  • Provide statement of work (SOW) preparation and assistance

SOFTWARE:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Project, Visio (Intermediate to Expert in each)
  • Sharepoint administration/design
  • Adobe Pro 9.0
  • HTML, Web Design principles
  • Oracle 9.i
  • Oracle Discoverer Report Writer
  • Comprizon Contract Writer, Emptoris ERP System
  • Pegasys Financials, Passport Financials
  • Typing 66-70 WPM

EXPERIENCE:

Contracts Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Stakeholders in multiple States to create Statements of Work (SOWs)
  • Create and obtain Stakeholder and Legal approval of various contractual agreements
  • Ensure bids are fair and accurate
  • Perform extensive negotiations
  • Work with legal counsel daily to review all contracts, SOWs, and amendments or change orders
  • Assess and record cost savings and cost avoidance
  • Prepare and issue RFXs
  • Evaluate incoming bids
  • Work with Stakeholders to clarify SOWs and ensure compliance
  • Complete all Agreements and forward for signatures
  • Focus is on Construction and Maintenance services for Inside Plant work or building maintenance, landscaping, HVAC, etc.
  • Work on special project to bring on 48 Vendors for ISP Pilot Program

Project and Business Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Manage incoming Nessus Scans (network potential security threats)
  • Collate, analyze, and disseminate information from the incoming Nessus report to engineering staff members
  • Work with staff to ensure evaluation and completion of both routine and complex tasks
  • Meet with management to report projects needed to complete complex security-related tasks
  • Coordinate, track, and troubleshoot yearly billing for service agreements to collect service revenue. Evaluate staff performance of various projects (server installation, etc.) Provide recommendations for improvement based on findings
  • Work with management to edit, write, and manage contract Task Orders

Contracts Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze internal business data for federal pricing group to improve sales profitability for Telecommunications Organization
  • Lead effort to organize and assist to develop pricing guidelines using Sharepoint site (develop, design, administer)
  • Perform research on a variety of topics related to gathering data for analysis
  • Conduct internal interviews to determine win/loss/cancellation information or for guideline formation
  • Produce statistical results in a variety of ways (charts, written summaries, pivot tables, tabular form)
  • In addition, provide proposal editing for non-federal contracts sales team

Sr. Contract Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Sr. Contract Administrator for a non-profit entity; work with facilities/design and construction department, and building maintenance staff/security staff for Healthcare Organization
  • RFP development/risk analysis/RFP issuance, RFP conferences, evaluation and Contract award, prime contract administration (cradle-to-grave duties)
  • Coordinate with headquarters to ensure up-to-date instructions and get clarification on contracting initiatives
  • Contracts are small to mid-sized (up to approx. $15 million), including Construction, Architect-Engineer, and Consulting. Issue IDIQs, Master Work Authorizations, or Stand-alone contracts and Change Orders (Cost and Lump-Sum)
  • Provide Customer support-assist PMs in understanding contractual principles when clarification deemed necessary
  • Work with vendors to provide accurate Exhibits for contracts, or negotiation of cost and/or contract Terms and Conditions (insurance, bonds, etc.)
  • Provide support for Multiple Regions, and for multiple departments including IT

Manager, Marketing and Contracts

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Manager, performing Proposal, Marketing, Business Development, and Contract duties (parent company-supporting two businesses)
  • Create proposal templates and make enhancements to existing content
  • Work with Project Managers/Sales to provide total support for proposals or contracts
  • Coordination - develop proposal tools to organize, scrub, assign SMEs, track receipt, organize and check final product for accuracy
  • Research marketing mix, propose low-cost and cost-effective strategies
  • Monitor Company marketing budgets; order marketing materials, researching cost-savings measures in all affected areas
  • Create, monitor, and adjust Strategic Goals for Marketing/Proposal/Business Development Department

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