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Contract Specialist Jobs description



A contract specialist job is where you can gain a lot of knowledge and improve your thinking power. In a contract specialist job, you come across many different people and your connections increase in leaps and bounds. Usually, a candidate for a contract specialist job should be a bachelor’s degree holder in the field related to the employer, and also possess sufficient knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations related with the employer’s industry. To function in a contract specialist job you need to have at least three to five years of hands-on experience in setting up and administering service contracts in a capital project or operations and administration environment. The ability to include varying interests, influence and guide all parties to a consensus and putting such consensus on record are principal duties in a contract specialist job.

Today, any contract specialist job demands the knowledge of computers and ability to use word processing and content management software from every candidate. Any person applying for a contract specialist job needs exceptional problem solving skills coupled with proven analytical abilities. He or she should be perceptive enough to consider the details and complexities of each issue. The ideal candidate for a contract specialist job should be capable of independently handling all contractual aspects of major projects. Another essential requirement for any candidate in a contract specialist job is updated knowledge of international/ domestic contract management and contract law.

In a contract specialist job, you have to perform the duties as follows:

• Make recommendations for best-fit contractual guidelines
• Develop and execute sound contract administration solutions including monitoring of contract performance and negotiation of contract modifications;
• Support activities for finalizing a contract
• Manage workloads utilizing a variety of acquisition management information systems including automated procurement data systems

Usually a person in a contract specialist job has to report to an area-specific business manager, and he or she has to lead business teams to develop and execute complete procurement processes for contracts related to major capital projects, and then observe contract compliance. A person in a contract specialist job reviews contract documents and contractual correspondence including subcontracts and identifies risk and opportunity areas as work proceeds. Regular duties in a contract specialist job include monitoring commercial issues and drafting correspondence and notices, as also promoting the maintenance of records for use in substantiating future claims.

A person in a contract specialist job contributes to company success and creates shareholder value by establishing and managing contract and supply arrangements for key equipment, supplies, and services. A person in a contract specialist job needs to constantly evaluate and monitor contract performance to determine the necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations. He or she also plays a major role in approving or rejecting requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules. Sometimes, the person in a contract specialist job also arbitrates claims or complaints occurring in performance of contracts.

A person in a contract specialist job is primarily responsible for drafting tender documents and resolving contract related issues of all projects, for all tender related work, including documentation of all current and completed project documents. He or she also has to prepare comparison of various contractors and help the tender committee to award the contract.


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