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American Heart Association Senior Contract Administrator in Dallas, Texas


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 outstanding opportunity for Senior Contract Administrator in our Procurement Department, to be based at our National Headquarters in Dallas, TX

In this role, you will manage assigned procurement contract activity including those with moderate to high risk to business units. You will collaborate with multiple levels of professionals in review and preparation of contract documents.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Build, negotiate and process vendor contracts in support of AHA business units and departments, including:

  • Master service agreements

  • SOWs

  • License agreements

  • Change Orders and Amendments

  • Process and administer contracts using AHA’s contract management system; collaborate with business partners to ensure project scopes are fully defined and that terms and conditions align with procurement and corporate policies

  • Provide counselling to internal business teams and staff on procurement/legal policies and procedures; train and develop business unit staff to correctly submit contract requests and required documentation

  • Be the point person as needed for communication with Legal and business teams for resolution of vendor contract issues and requirements

  • Participate in sourcing processes (RFPs) in support of assigned business units including:

  • Preparation of specifications and scopes of work

  • Evaluation of supplier RFP responses/proposals

  • Negotiation of supplier proposals

  • Perform tasks with a high level of internal customer service to provide business teams the proper guidance for procurement actions

  • Handle supplier relationships including conducting performance reviews


Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for the following :

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance, Material Management, Economics, or a related discipline.

  • Professional certification such as C.P.M., CPSM, CPCM, CFCM or other affiliated certification is preferred.

  • 3+ years’ proven experience in purchasing of services, vendor contract administration, contract development/reviews, project management and supply management in a corporate environment.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders and suppliers

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Experience with MS Office, JDEdwards, Sharepoint and contract management software

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2019-4787

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

American Heart Association
Equal Opportunity Employer