The Contract Specialist provides Business Operations and the Health Department with contract management coordination between various operating programs to ensure proper processing, tracking and procurement of contracts for services and supplies meeting required County standards.
As the Contracts Specialist you will:
Gather the necessary programmatic details required to generate compliant, legally sufficient procurement and contractual documentation;
Create required procurement and contracting documents that serve as a foundation for all contracting actions in the ERP suite of technology resulting in contracts;
Generate documents (letters, memos, forms, procurement documents, contract documents, etc.) with express purpose of translating programmatic desires and requirements into legally sufficient documentation detailing the procurement and contractual aspects of the department;
Deal with problem solving on a daily basis. Questions raised by providers, program staff, fiscal staff, county attorney, contract compliance, purchasing and department management are significant driver of workload.
Diversity and Inclusion: As a Health Department employee you will contribute to a work culture of respect, trust and understanding for the highly diverse populations the Health Department serves in the office and in the community. Every employee shares the responsibility for promptly bringing to the County's attention conduct that interferes with providing a work environment free of illegal discrimination and harassment.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.
Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in the area of human/social services, business or a related field, AND
Two years of increasingly responsible social service or business experience dealing with contract administration.
*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.