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Senior Contracts Management Administrator in Ann Arbor, MI at ProQuest

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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ProQuest – Who we are…

The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. 

ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.

Senior Contracts Management Administration

What will I be doing?

The Senior Contracts Management  Administrator  is responsible for the full range of procurement related support services in for the three ranges of acquisition activities- Pre-Award Acquisition Support, Award/Selection Support and Post-Award Acquisition Support. You will take ownership of cradle-to-grave-contract administration with the opportunity to create and implement new processes to help make ours a high performing contracts organization.

 In this position, you will also…

  • Consult, recommend and document preparation support in all areas of the acquisition pre-award phase, including SOWs, Market Research & Market Surveys, Quality Assurance Plans, RFPs/RFQs, Source Selection and other miscellaneous pre-award documentation requirements
  • Provide support in all types of source selections including formal, informal, and vendor screening processes, including Contract Award Documents and Contract Award Acquisition Support
  • Provide advice, recommendations and document support in all areas of the acquisition post-award phase including, Contract Administration, Contract Modification Support, Delivery/Task Order Support, Invoicing, and Closeouts.
  • Establishes process flows, policies and procedures to monitor effectiveness as related to maintenance of contracts
  • Coordinate proposal preparations, proposal deliverables tracking and reporting requirements

Three reasons you should apply...

  • Being part of a dynamic team but also work individually!
  • Freedom to be creative, but sufficient structure in a direction that keeps our organization strong!
  • Bring new ideas and initiatives, always looking forward to the future!

 This job may not be a fit if...

  • You are not adaptable or flexible to emerging needs!
  • You don’t like interacting with lots of people!

Qualified Candidates must have…

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 5 years of related Contracts, Government and/or regulatory experience
  • Knowledge of Contract Cost Accounting and Financing, pricing, pricing strategy and understanding of strategic plans
  • Advanced knowledge of the Federal Regulations, Uniform Commercial Code, State Regulations and other associated contracting regulations
  • Advanced experience in preparing cost and price analyses and resolving contract issues, terminations and protests
  • Strong organizational skills and high level of initiative
  • Thorough knowledge of all appropriate ethical standards regarding contracting actions
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and SharePoint
  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to assess needs, identify issues, summarize and present information/ recommendations and implement change
  • Strong ability and experience planning and coordinating to completion multiple concurrent tasks in a multi-deadline environment

Superstar Candidates will ALSO have…

  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager
  • Experience in government contracting
  • Experience in licensing and/or intellectual property

Other important information about this position:

  • This position Ann Arbor, MI.(This is not a remote job)
  • Very limited to no travel is required
  • This position requires weekday (Monday – Friday) attendance.
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.

More to love about becoming a PQ employee!

  • We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning
  • We hold fun on-site events
  • Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
  • We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)
  • All employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals

At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in delivering world-class contract solutions, please consider joining our talented team!!



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