American Water Manager of Contracts and Subcontracts, Military Services Group (MSG) in Camden, New Jersey
Military Services Group (MSG) works with the United States Military to treat and supply water and to collect and treat wastewater for military installations all over the country as part of the federal government’s Utility Privatization Program.
- Primary Role*
/ The Manager of Contracts and Subcontracts has primary responsibility for development of sub-contracts associated with Military Services Group (MSG) Prime Contracts, for ensuring the MSG Procurement Policy and the related Contract Administration Process are followed efficiently and consistently throughout the MSG, and for coordinating with all affected MSG departments, the implementation/revisions/enhancements to the automated contracts management system (Contraxx)./
Proactively develop and manage processes and practices that support the MSG Procurement Policy, including the activities associated with developing subcontract agreements. This includes implementation, revisions, and enhancements to MSG’s electronic contracts management system (Contraxx)
Manage the approval of subcontract agreements and associated Task Orders, Statements of Work or other relevant documents, coordinating as appropriate with AWE Legal Counsel and Technical Services and Finance Departments of MSG
Ensure Company properly enters into all subcontracts in accordance with the Delegation of Authority, the Code of Ethics and other applicable policies and practices
Assist business unit in managing Contract Administration Process
Responsible for monitoring compliance with, and consistent application of Contract Administration Practices
Manage MSG’s vendor database within ContraXX, including issuance of the vendor data packet, uploading of vendor data, and tracking key renewable items such as insurance, DFARS requirements, and other company requirements
Other duties as assigned
Good understanding of the technical aspects of competitive bidding
Proven track record in a competitive environment
Excellent project management skills
Good communication skills both written & oral
Must have ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals and possess excellent functional / technical skills
Proficient in MS Office especially Excel, Word, Access.
Good research & interpretive skills.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge of general corporate governance
Knowledge of preparation of standard procurement documents including subcontracts
Knowledge of tracking/project management software
Minimum of 7 yrs. of experience with emphasis on analytics and reporting
Demonstrated track record of successfully developing business process changes and configuring business applications
Experience with common industry business requirements tools, with water and/or wastewater utility experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in a business discipline (or related field)
Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis
Prioritizes & Role Models Safety
Plans, Aligns, & Directs
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