Contract Manager

Contract Manager

Employer

Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus

9101 Fayetteville Rd.

Raleigh, NC  27603

Salary/Grade

$51,024.93 - $67,232.85 Annually

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 9, 2020
Closes: Monday, November 9, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, January 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (hours may vary)

Reports to

Senior Procurement Manager

Employment Type

Full-time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field with five (5) years of experience in direct procurement and contract management

 or

Associate's degree in Business or a related field with seven (7) years of experience in direct procurement and contract management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of General Statutes, rules and regulations pertinent to procurement for the Purchasing and Contract Division and state government

Knowledge of procurement solicitation documents and use of each

Knowledge of contract management

Knowledge of various categories and pricing structures of materials and services being purchased and methods in relation to purchasing functions

Knowledge of communications and information technology equipment and services

Skilled in leading team members and delegating assignment of purchase requests;

Strong organization, time management, and effective multi-tasking skills

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Skilled at creating and editing documents with a high degree of accuracy using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling

Strong mathematic skills as it relates to purchasing and contract management

Demonstrated skill at using E-Procurement systems, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and general office equipment (computers, copiers, printers, fax machines, telephones, etc.)

Ability to research data, evaluate product specifications, functions and related costs and make recommendations on such

Ability to prepare reports and present findings

Ability to maintain and evaluate records

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Preferred Qualifications

Three (3) years of experience in a large scale government purchasing or contract management

Demonstrated experience in the development of IT solicitation procurement documents or other complex services procurement documents

Experience with the NC eProcurement System

Five (5) years of experience managing complex contracts

Position Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  

*Manage procurement administration and workflows for the acquisition of goods and services to meet College business and operational requirements in accordance with NC General Statutes, Administrative Code and College policies and procedures

*Prepare and analyze solicitations for accurate and effective execution of complex business service agreements and procurement methods (RFP, RFQ, IFB, State Term Contracts, Cooperative Agreements and Waivers of Competition)

*Coordinate the procurement process for complex goods, services and technology acquisitions including analysis of solution requirements; determination of procurement method; development of specifications, evaluation criteria and contract management directives; and solicitation project preparation and management

*Direct contract management process to manage acquisition, renewal, termination or extension of service contracts, licenses and warranties based on the terms of the agreement and business decisions concerning the contract life cycle

Maintain organized, accurate and complete records to maintain and retain procurement files according to State regulations

Lead vendor meetings, solicitations, and procurement engagement discussions

Provide formal procurement, e-procurement and contract management training for end users as well as ongoing coaching and customer support for all phases of the procurement process

Negotiate costs, deliverables and performance between suppliers and College stakeholders

Provide project coordination support to project coordinators and project leaders from end user departments

Prepare and administer amendment, addendum and renewal documentation for contractual agreements

Resolve problems with vendors on contract performance as well as procurement protests and disputes relating to discrepancies in bids, deadlines, and other related issues

Assist end users in monitoring and managing vendor performance using reporting procedures and procurement file documentation

Conduct regulatory and market research to stay abreast of changes procurement laws, industry trends, technology, strategic sourcing opportunities, price fluctuations, and materials availability

Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

How to Apply

Please visit jobs.waketech.edu to apply.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until a sufficient number of applications has been received.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources

humanresources@waketech.edu

919-866-7890