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Contract Administrator

  • Location: DFW Airport, TX
  • Salary:
  • Posted: Sep 13

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Contract Administrator

We have an empty seat at the table just right for someone like you. This is an interesting, highly complex and challenging opportunity to bring service solutions to every area of business at one of the largest airports in the world. This work contributes directly to ensuring a safe and pleasant experience for millions of people traveling the world.
Performance Objectives
Collaborates with Airport departments to develop and write technical specifications and bid proposal packages for competitive bidding, requests for competitive sealed proposals and requests for qualifications/proposals for professional services.
Analyzes and evaluates requisitions for funding availability, accuracy and specific need; reviews and assists in writing scopes of work or services, researches market availability or appropriate substitutions of requested items, recommends pricing methodology.
Consults with requestor(s) to clarify need and intended use of requested items/services; examines alternative procurement methods; consults with technical and engineering staff.
Identifies prospective bidders/proposers, recommendations from technical and Business Diversity and Development Department representatives, issues procurement plan and oversees distribution of bid/proposal documents; writes and issues addenda.
Conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal conferences, bid openings, reviews submittals, manages the evaluation and negotiation process to determine the selected vendor, analyzes proposals and evaluates pricing, works with evaluation committee to recommend selected vendor to management.  Documents the solicitation and evaluation process, statistics and conclusions.
Prepares and writes Official Board Actions, contracts, change orders, and related documentation, obtains requires concurrence/approval signatures; writes notices to proceed.
Plans, prepares, and conducts negotiations or participates on negotiating teams for new work, changes, claims, etc. writes changes orders, record of negotiations, findings of fact, claim settlement agreements, and other required documentation.
Advises Board staff and consultant project managers of potential contractual problems and provides contract interpretations.
Determines the allowability and allocability of costs and contract payments; negotiates disputed items with contractors/consultants.  Participates in and manages the evaluation of contract deviations and prepares deviation notice.
Ensures compliance with commercial or business aspects of work (i.e. wage rates, bond and insurance requirements); in conjunction with Risk Management ensures adequacy of insurance coverage and continued coverage throughout the contract performance period.
Reviews audit reports, negotiates disputed items and incorporates results of the audit into the contract; prepares draft audit responses for review and approval.
Approves contract closeouts, ensures that final completion notices are sent to contractors/consultants and reconciliation of final funds disposition.
Monitors the entry and maintenance of contract related data in Board legacy computer systems including financial and contract systems.


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