Job Description

Job Title: Procurement and Contracts Manager
Job Number: 21030
Duration of Contract:  6 Months

Our client has an immediate need for an experienced Procurement/Contract Manager. To be successful in this role candidates must have proven expertise supporting project initiatives regarding procurement.  The ideal candidate will have out standing communication skills with the ability to translate  decisions/strategies into business terms and implications

Opportunity Overview :
  • Brings strong knowledge in project management, business, and legal expertise.
  • Will draft, evaluate, negotiate and execute procurement and contract documents, and to provide vendor oversight.
  • Acts as primary contact for designed procurement and contractual matters
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Program staff and stakeholders from multiple agencies
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures in processing purchase and contract requests and engaging the appropriate support, as needed
  • Created and manage project plans for assigned solicitations
  • Manage assigned purchasing/procurement activities and conduct direct negotiations with vendors
  • Establish standards for contracts, including presentation of budget, payment terms, general language, and provisions
  • Draft and/or edit procurement and contract-related artifacts
  • Collaborate with organizational legal counsel, as needed
  • Act as liaison between staff and vendors on matters related to procurement and contracts, including vendor performance in fulfillment of contract terms
  • Oversee vendor performance and ensure adherence to contract terms
  • Manage contract closeouts, extensions or modifications
  • Communicate issues and risks associated with assigned contracts to leadership
  • Monitor and report on budget and expenditures for assigned contracts
  • Ensure all procurement artifacts, as well as fully executed contracts, are properly archived and entered into databases and securely maintained
Qualifications & Required skills:
  • Ability to develop a command of complex contract terms in a short amount of time
  • Ability to produce clear documentation geared to varied audiences
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment
  • Solid project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products: MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; knowledge of SharePoint, JIRA and HP ALM a plus
Work location and Additional Info:
  • Must be fully Vaccinated
  • Hybrid work environment, candidates local to the Greater Boston area are strongly encouraged to apply
Overture Partners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

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