Sr. Contracts Specialist



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Contract Administrator III


1.      Conducts pre-procurement planning to identify the best method(s) for contracting engineered equipment, engineering and construction contracts, required to satisfy project requirements, while safeguarding corporate interests.

2.      Assist and advise the project team during the preparation of technical specifications and/or scopes of work by performing reviews and assistance in support of development of such technical specifications and/or scopes of work.

3.      Assist and advise the project management team in areas of contractual risk.

4.      Prepare appropriate contract pro-formas (including general terms and conditions and commercial terms) for bid solicitation.

5.      Knowledgeable of local, regional or national business trends, risk assumption and management issues, and applicable regulatory and legal constraints and requirements.

6.      Develops and maintains supplier relations and works with the Supplier Diversity team to successfully include minority business opportunities in purchasing.

7.      Lead the bid evaluation process coordinating the commercial evaluation with the technical evaluation. Leads the contract formation/negotiation process in conjunction with business lead, legal, risk, regulatory and other internal stakeholders. Prepare the award recommendation and formalize final agreements and coordinate proper execution.

8.      Provide contract administration support during contractor’s performance including negotiating change orders, claims and disputes resolution, review invoices for compliance with contract terms, monitor for compliance with contractor lien laws and prepare contract close-out documents.

9.      Function as the team liaison with the Legal and Risk Management departments.

10.  Along with the project team, perform due diligence of potential new contractors confirming the technical and commercial where-with-all to take on and successfully complete contract requirements.

11.  Demonstrates a working knowledge of federal, state and local agency laws, regulations and ordinances that pertain to procurement practices.

12.  Lead/participates in cross-functional project teams to identify and recommend improvement solutions to issues relative to supply chain.

13.  Seeks continuous improvement in productivity and reduction in procurement costs through advanced procurement methods, programs, processes and continued education.

14.  Provides training to procurement team members as needed.


Direct Supervision: N/A

Indirect Supervision: Provides training and guidance to internal business partners on Company procurement policy/procedures as well as acceptable procurement practices.


Preferred: Working knowledge in an ERP or SAP environment.


Required: Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering or related field.

Direct Experience

Required: Minimum six years direct work experience performing the duties and responsibilities of this position related to construction, project engineering, contract management, project management and quantity survey experience.


Required: Demonstrated proficiency in all of the primary duties and responsibilities. Demonstrated advanced competency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to respond to change in a productive manner and effectively execute other tasks assigned. 

Travel may be required to Company locations throughout Florida, or to vendor locations in North America, in support of procurement functions.

For over 16 years, Brooksource has established and maintained relationships that are designed to meet your IT staffing needs. Whether it’s contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent placement work, we customise our search based upon your company’s unique initiatives, culture and technologies. With our national team of recruiters placed at 21 major hubs around the nation Brooksource finds the people best-suited for your business. When you work with us, we work with you. That’s the Brooksource promise.

Brooksource is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Benefits & Perks:

Brooksource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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