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Contracts Specialist Sr.

Admin | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Contracts Specialist Sr.
Work Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary/Description
Works under minimum supervision to facilitate and oversee all stages of the contracting process, including contract development, negotiation, execution, and post-execution administration, and provides guidance and leadership in the contracting process to the Office of Supply Chain and to University stakeholders.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Drafts and reviews contract documents. Revises contract language to meet legal requirements, including University policies, UT System policies, and applicable state and federal laws.
• Possesses one or more areas of specialized knowledge with respect to contract types (e.g. educational agreements, hospitality industry agreements, software licenses, etc.).
• Negotiates contract terms with other parties, which require communication with various levels of legal and business professionals; includes follow up on pending documentation to ensure timely completion of contracts.
• Maintains communication with University stakeholders, including faculty, administration and executive staff concerning contract negotiations, process and status; includes follow up on pending documentation to ensure timely completion of contracts.
• Interprets contract terms and conditions. Handles requests and approval processes for amendments or contract extension.
• Provides principal legal review of contracts. Determines need for the involvement of the Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs in certain contracting matters and works directly with that Office to facilitate and resolve such matters.
• Manages contracts after execution to ensure contractor performance compliance.
• Drafts correspondence related to the contract negotiation process.
• Participates with Supply Chain Management team members in the solicitation process prior to contract award and provides guidance to the evaluation team, as needed.
• Provides guidance and training for Contracts Specialists and Contract Administrators. Oversees the treatment of certain complex issues arising in contracting matters being handled by Contracts Specialists and Contract Administrators.
• Keeps abreast of, and has current working knowledge of, all statutes, regulations and policies related to the procurement and contracting requirements of the University.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related field and six (6) years’ experience in business or public administration with emphasis on customer service in financial or contracting position.
• Juris Doctor required.
• Will require completion of State of Texas Contract Management certification (CTCM), which may be obtained after hiring.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.