DescriptionThe Senior Contracts Administrator is highly skilled, experienced, responsible for the most complex projects, and is fully capable of performing every facet of the competitive bid/Request for Proposal (RFP)/Competitive Sealed Proposal (CSP)/Request for Qualifications (RFQ) procedure, as well as the less formal procurements procedures. The incumbent is knowledgeable of all rules and regulations governing each purchasing process utilized by Harris County. The Senior Contracts Administrator reports to the Assistant Purchasing Agent and serves as a leader with advisory capacity in the procurement group and is capable of working independently in managing the procurement process.
RequirementsBachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university; and Ten (10) years of Government Procurement experience Three (3) years of supervisory/management experience developing teams and working in a team environment setting Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint Ability to work with all levels of personnel in other departments and vendor community Excellent communication skills verbal and written; strong, active listening skills Excellent interaction skills that incudes tactful communication, mediation, and diplomacy, facilitation and negotiation, leadership, influencing, and team-work abilities Ability to interact assertively and effectively with a wide variety of people and personalities Strong interpersonal skills to interact and maintain good working relationships with all individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds Ability to manage the most complex projects and adapt to changes in purchasing processes and procedures Strong initiative skills to evaluate, assess, and improve purchasing procedures and processes Ability to work independently and solve problems Excellent planning and organization skills Results driven and detail-oriented
Name: Jack Adger, CPPO
Closing Date: December 31, 2020