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NJ Transit Sr. Contract Specialist

Location: Newark
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets customers to their destinations on time--and we're looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.Right now, we are looking for a Senior Contract Specialist to join our team.Roles and ResponsibilitiesBids or negotiates 8 to 10 new procurements annually with an estimated individual value of $5 million to $30 million. Administers assigned existing contracts.Reviews proposed specifications, coordinates review of specifications by appropriate departments, and recommends corrections, changes and improvements. Assists in developing bid items and formatting bid proposal sheets. Develops contract terms and conditions. Develops bid and proposal documents.Conducts bid and proposal processes. Establishes and maintains procurement schedules. Performs prequalification appraisals. Coordinates technical evaluation committees. Distributes bid and proposal packages, and communicates with vendors, contractors and consultants. Tabulates bids and proposals. Prepares Procurement fact sheets for Board Liaison. Coordinates contract approval and execution process.Reviews, analyzes and appraises bids and proposals. Performs cost and price analyses. Negotiates scopes of service, direct and indirect costs, fees, and terms and conditions. Prepares Cost Analysis and Negotiation documentation, and recommends contract award.Reviews, analyzes and appraises contract changes, disputes and claims. Evaluates entitlement and conducts cost analyses. Negotiates change orders and claim settlements. Assembles and prepares justification documentation, and recommends execution of contract amendments.Performs contract administration. Interprets contract terms and conditions, maintains documentation, and coordinates issues with appropriate departments. Monitors contract performance and compliance with terms and conditions. Performs closeout of contracts.Education, Experience, and QualificationsBachelor's degree in Liberal Arts, Business or Public Administration, or related area or equivalent. 4 years of experience in procurement and contract administration of professional services, construction or equipment projects or 4 years of experience in a position that requires administration, interpretation and application of Federal and/or State statutory compliance regulations.Knowledge and SkillsExperience with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) required. Strong analytical, negotiating, organizational, time management, mathematical, diplomatic, verbal and written communication skills required.At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package: Comprehensive Family Health Insurance - Prescription, Dental, Vision Flexible Spending Account Life Insurance Paid Leave 401(a), 401(k) Retirement Plans - up to 9% employer contribution Tuition Assistance Qualified Transportation Expense Plan (QTE) At NJ TRANSIT we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff. NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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