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Senior Contract Administrator

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an outstanding opportunity for Senior Contract Administrator in our Procurement Department, to be based at our National Headquarters in Dallas, TX

In this role, you will manage assigned procurement contract activity including those with moderate to high risk to business units. You will collaborate with multiple levels of professionals in review and preparation of contract documents.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Build, negotiate and process vendor contracts in support of AHA business units and departments, including:
  • Master service agreements
  • SOWs
  • License agreements
  • Change Orders and Amendments
  • Process and administer contracts using AHA’s contract management system; collaborate with business partners to ensure project scopes are fully defined and that terms and conditions align with procurement and corporate policies
  • Provide counselling to internal business teams and staff on procurement/legal policies and procedures; train and develop business unit staff to correctly submit contract requests and required documentation
  • Be the point person as needed for communication with Legal and business teams for resolution of vendor contract issues and requirements
  • Participate in sourcing processes (RFPs) in support of assigned business units including:
  • Preparation of specifications and scopes of work
  • Evaluation of supplier RFP responses/proposals
  • Negotiation of supplier proposals
  • Perform tasks with a high level of internal customer service to provide business teams the proper guidance for procurement actions
  • Handle supplier relationships including conducting performance reviews
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance, Material Management, Economics, or a related discipline.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Professional certification such as C.P.M., CPSM, CPCM, CFCM or other affiliated certification is preferred.
  • 3+ years’ proven experience in purchasing of services, vendor contract administration, contract development/reviews, project management and supply management in a corporate environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Experience with MS Office, JDEdwards, Sharepoint and contract management software

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1949
About Us
Mission: 

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Founded in 1924, our organization now includes more than 30 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 12 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 12 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit