Contracts and Procurement Manager
San Antonio, TX 78217
Tasks Performed: Identifies training needs and coordinates training for staff regarding contracts and procurement practices and policies. Assists with developing contract and procurement administration policies and procedures. Manages the ordering of required equipment. Manages the equipment and asset tracking for all of the company, including intake and issuing of mobile phones and laptop computers/tablets.
Essential Functions: Works independently or with legal counsel to develop contracts, boilerplate templates and amendments by identifying provider resources, describing services to be rendered, evaluating information supplied by bidders, and negotiating contract specifications. Coordinates and/or reviews contracts and requisitions for completeness and compliance prior to processing and maintains executed contract files. Coordinates the preparation, review, tracking and auditing of purchase orders.
Coordinates the maintenance of the procurement database. Monitors legal and regulatory requirements pertaining to contracting and procurement and provides guidance regarding contracts and procurement administration, policies and procedures.
Desired Degree/Job Experience: Prefer Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, or related field, and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in contract writing and monitoring in a governmental or non-profit environment; OR any combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to sufficiently perform job duties.
Other Qualifications: Experience in auditing and reviewing purchase orders and problem solving desired. Paralegal experience as it relates to contracts, procurement and governmental accounting experience is a plus.
Certified Texas Procurement Manager, Certified Texas Contract Manager or equivalent must be obtained within 6 months of start of position.
Continuing education as required by Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM), or Certified Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM) certification.