Job Description

Job Summary

The Contract Administrator will coordinate all contracts and leases for Clark County across multiple departments.  This position will be instrumental in developing a county-wide contracts administration program, which can include creating and implementing business processes, develop and update contracting policies and procedures, train staff on those policies and procedures, and ensure departments contracting staff maintain compliance.  This position will develop, implement, and maintain, with the help of department contracting staff, a comprehensive database of County Contracts and Leases. While the day-to-day management of most specific contracts will be the responsibility of department contract staff, some contracts will be directly managed by the Contract Administrator.  The Contract Administrator will also work closely with departments in helping them develop and write documents including  but not limited to Professional Services Agreements, Construction Contracts, Leases, Request for Proposals (RFP), and Request for Information (RFI).  The Contract Administrator will also be the County’s single point of contact for real estate leases and act as the county’s tenant liaison.  This is a working management position.

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

 

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business administration, public administration or a related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in contract administration, including, but not limited to, contract development, negotiation, and day-to-day management. Experience with contract management in a public sector environment is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will have 2 to 3 years of experience with commercial real estate leasing and management, including, but not limited to, negotiation, rate setting and industry best practices. Public sector experience is preferred.

 

Knowledge of:

 

·         Contract administration including, but not limited to, development, negotiations, budget, amendments, etc.

·         Commercial leasing, both tenant and landlord; real estate industry best practices.

·         Development and evaluation of policies and procedures.

·         Quality control, internal audit, etc.

 

Ability to:

 

·         Work with diverse stakeholders to develop and implement policies and procedures

·         Effectively plan long-term while managing day-to-day activities

·         Write, interpret and explain policies, procedures, contracts, amendments, reports and other applicable documents in a clear and consistent manner.

·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally.

·         Utilize and analyze various PC applications.

·         Successfully pass a criminal history background check prior to employment.

 

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

 

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

Salary Grade: M2.827 $6,971.00 – $9,848.00 – per month

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