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Contracts Manager / Business Support Analyst
Ref No.: 17-15693
Location: Olive Township, Michigan
Position Type:Contract
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Contracts Manager
Location: Olive Township, MI
Duration: 12 Months

Builds new relationships between the company and vendors, and ensures that these relationships are maintained to the satisfaction of all parties. The analyst also negotiates arrangements for the purchase of the goods, materials, and services the company requires within its budget limitations. In meetings with vendors, the procurement analyst must determine prices and set up a system of delivery, as well as research the market appropriately to ensure that the company is getting the best possible value. They must research the vendors to verify their credibility and ability to provide what is promised, as well as keep abreast of data resulting from the vendor relationship to make sure it is worth maintaining in its present form or at all.

Ability to Work with the Project Team to define the scope of procurement/contracting activities required to support the scope of Work to be performed.
Ability to Work with the Project Team to establish a pricing strategy for each work package.
Responsible for Managing Pre-Qualification Process and maintain database.
Responsible for assembling a final bidders lists.
Experienced in preparation, assembling and Managing Contracts and PO RFPs/RFQs
Experience and ability to negotiate and resolve bidder exceptions to Ts and Cs (internally and with bidder)
Experience in conforming agreed Contract / Purchase Agreement for review and approval by all
Experience with Contract Change Management
Support the Project Team in contract interpretation, correspondence, completion, invoicing and closeout.
Experience implementing claims mitigation and management.

A bachelor's degree in business management, business administration, or a related field is a typical requirement of most employers. Professional experience is also highly preferred, especially if it is in a field involving vendor-client interaction. If the applicant is a recent graduate with internship experience in a related field, employers may consider this in lieu of professional experience.