American Heart Association Sr. Contract Administrator in Dallas, Texas

Sr. Contract Administrator

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Contract Administrator in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX . The Senior Contract Administrator will manage assigned contract activity with moderate to high risk to the business units. Activity may be non-routine and require development of specialized contract techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives. Additional responsibilities include:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for all government contract requirements and establishing protocol for sub contracts that use Government Grant funds.

  • Interface with mid-level to executive level project professionals in review and preparation of routine and non-routine solicitation and contract documents in accordance with corporate policy.

  • Review simple to complex solicitations and prepare specialized and/or non-routine response for proposals, bids and contract amendments or modifications.

  • Train and develop end-users to assume complete contract functions.

  • Analyze significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws/regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedure.

  • Establish and maintain internal stakeholder relationships in terms of sourcing projects, contract needs, and supplier management.

  • Develop recommendations for supplier management decisions through analysis of reports, supplier spend tracking and reviewing purchase order/invoice payments

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Contract Management, Operations Management, Business Administration or a related field.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in contract negotiations, contract management, and supply management in a corporate environment.

  • Prior experience writing/drafting/reviewing contract terms and conditions that range from standard agreements to multi-level complex services.

  • Project Management experience.

  • Demonstrated understanding and the ability to guiding staff on Government Grant contracting processes.

  • Great customer service skill with the ability to interaction with all levels of Association.

  • Experience with MS Office, SharePoint, Contract management systems, and Oracle/JD Edwards.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • MBA or other related advanced degree.

  • Professional certification such as C.P.M., C.P.S.M., C.P.C.M. or other certification related to the field of purchasing or contract management.

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Procurement

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