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Contract & Procurement Analyst

$4,452.93 - $5,851.73 Monthly
40 hours per week, FLSA Exempt, Monday-Friday with some weekends or evenings
Accepting Applications
Jan 18, 2019
First Review:
Feb 1, 2019

The Contract and Procurement Analyst will be responsible for the development of solid working partnerships with stakeholders to optimize sourcing, supplier selection, pricing, contracting, and ongoing supplier management while meeting quality and service level requirements.  The incumbent is responsible for assisting with the management of non-construction type contracts (tangible goods, service contracts, etc.) including supplier negotiation, contract terms and conditions, post contract-execution management, evaluation of contract performance, and collaboration with Samish departments. This position will consult with the construction project manager on construction project contracts. Incumbent must be proficient in contract development, contract standards and language, as well as contract modifications, extensions, and closeouts. Provides policy interpretation, guidance, and training as needed.

Principle Duties
  1. Provides guidance for contracting with vendors and consultants and for compliance with Samish policies and procurement regulations.
  2. Organizes, maintains and electronically tracks all contracts and related documents.
  3. Consults with program managers to assist with supplier solicitation, including managing requests for proposals, selection, negotiations, contract terms, pricing, price re-determinations, and performance management.
  4. Consults with construction project manager on all phases of construction-type projects including budget development, RFPs, bidding process, tracking contract performance, and project closeouts
  5. Provides documentation and interpretation of contractual rights and obligations to relevant stakeholders.
  6. Documents current procurement methods to develop and make recommendations for a transition to a central purchasing function.
  7. Provides Finance policy interpretation related to procurement within Tribal guidelines.
  8. Maintains real estate and property files.
  9. Assists and/or reviews the preparation and development of project budgets, the bidding process, and verifies contract expenditures and compliance.
  10. Cross-trains with other finance department positions as needed.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  1. Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, industrial management, quantitative methods, organization and management, or related field.
  2. Must possess three years of professional procurement/purchasing experience.
  3. Must have excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally.
  4. Must approach contract and procurement work in a collaborative manner.
  5. Must be able to self-prioritize work in order to meet multiple deadlines.
  6. Must possess working knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel, Access.
  7. Must be able to lift/carry up to 20lbs.
Working Conditions

Physical Demands: Long periods of sitting (60% of time); occasional bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, lifting, carrying, and pushing (20% of time); and occasional standing and walking (20% of time). Occasionally lifts/carries up to 20lbs. Must possess manual dexterity sufficient to use office equipment with frequent repetitive motion such as writing, typing, cash-handling, paperwork-handling, and phone use. Must possess the ability to view print on a computer screen and/or paper document; the ability to speak and hear exchanging information with end users by telephone Mental/Visual Demands: Frequent mental and/or visual attention to task is required. Occasionally work requires heavy concentration. Frequent interruptions. Tasks involve eye-hand coordination. Working Environment: Work environment is mainly indoors with heat and some air conditioning. Must sit or stand at desk for the majority of shift. Occasionally works alone without benefit of supervisor or co-worker. Unavoidable hazards/risks: Work requires minimal risks which require safety precautions (using some cleaning chemicals for light cleaning). Protective clothing or equipment may be required (goggles, gloves, masks, boots, etc.)

Samish Indian Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or ancestry. Samish preference and Indian preference will be applied to the selection for this position as defined in Title 25, US Code Section 473.

CONFIDENTIALITY:  This position develops, maintains, and is responsible for safeguarding the computer/electronic and hard copy file folders containing sensitive and proprietary information about the Tribe and its members.  The incumbent must maintain confidentiality of all work and files pertaining to enrollment, clients, survey results, and all other material that may identify individuals by name (either directly or by reference), as set forth by the Tribal Council in the Personnel Manual. Any violation in this matter may result in immediate termination of employment.

Please state your eligibility for Indian preference in your cover letter.  Indian preference must be documented prior to interview or hiring.  BIA Form 4432 or tribal enrollment ID may be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference.

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