Project Coordinator / Contract Administrator

Education Requirements:

Bachelor?s degree from an accredited college or university which provides substantial knowledge of a technical or management sciences related discipline. Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification is a plus.

Experience Requirements:

Requires 4 years of professional related experience in project management related to assigned functional area. Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations controlling budgetary, fiscal, and contract procedures. Skills in interfacing with various levels of personnel, Ability to work independently communicate verbally and in writing and reading, comprehending and interpreting technical specifications, laws and codes.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Project Manager or Project Controls Manager, administers contractual relationships to ensure compliance with required specifications and budgets. Coordinates the preparation and review of specifications for new and existing contracts. Monitors and facilitates the progress of projects through the bid process, contract review, and all phases of contract completion. Provides follow-up and detailed monitoring to ensure orderly and effective project implementation including, development of forms for policies and procedures.

Establishes and maintains a complete specifications and resource library, and monitors and informs users of current contract standards. Coordinates the review and inspection of contractual specifications for compliance with Federal and State requirements. Coordinates the completion of assigned tasks with other outside contractors and consultants, and representatives of government. Investigates and defines contract problem areas, conducts studies and prepares reports recommending solutions or courses of action related to contract administration and/or projects. Monitors project budgets; contract modifications, amendments, subcontracts, and provides projections of financial requirements to provide timely and accurate project funding. Supervises clerical employees engaged in supporting administrative functions. Prepares clear and comprehensive contract status reports, recommendations and proposals, verbally and in writing.