Procurement Contracts Manager //ma

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 07-29-2017
Procurement Contracts Manager
Boston MA
10 months

The Procurement Contracts Manager (PCM) supports the delivery of the clients objectives and strategic procurement activities. This position will be responsible for coordinating the procurement efforts of the HIX project in addition to developing, reviewing, and negotiating terms and conditions. The PCM will participate in drafting parts of artifacts needed for procurement as well as redline/edit documents as needed. The PCM will coordinate effort from other staff working on this effort, supervise activities as needed and support executive staff by providing ongoing progress of procurement activities, defining contractual terms and will work on all aspects of the contracting process.


1. Combines business and legal expertise to draft, evaluate, negotiate and execute contracts.
2. Serve as the key point of contact for contractual matters.
3. Draft and provide redline recommendations as needed to procurement and IT contract related artifacts.
4. Manage procurement activities and conduct direct negotiations with vendors.
5. Ensure compliance with policies and procedures in processing contract requests and engaging the appropriate support as needed.
6. Collaborate with internal Legal Counsel as needed.
7. Serves as liaison between project staff and internal audiences on matters related to procurement and contracts including review terms regarding appropriate fulfillment of contract terms.
8. Manage and communicate issues and risks associated with contracts to project and Executive leadership.
9. Ensure all procurement artifacts as well as fully executed contracts are properly archived entered into agency databases and securely maintained.
10. Develop standards for contracts, including presentation of budget, payment terms, general language and provisions.
11. Oversee and manage contract closeouts, extensions or modifications.
12. In conjunction with Executive Steering Committee and legal counsel, lead and coordinate contract negotiations with System Integrator under a sole source, emergency procurement activity.
13. Oversee all procurement efforts for goods and services in support of the Program.
14. Ensure Program compliance with CMS procurement and financial regulations.
15. Monitor and report Project budget and expenditures.

1. Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field with 5-10 years of procurement/contract experience, preferably in healthcare, government or both.
2. Experience drafting, negotiating and administering complex contracts and agreements.
3. An ability to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
4. Contract management certification is preferred
5. Measurable accomplishments and experience in a strategic procurement/contract role to include contract negotiations, risk assessments, cost reductions, vendor selection, and supplier management.
6. Extremely strong organizational skills and attention to detail
7. Excellent follow-though abilities; staying on top of things
8. Ability to focus and apply concentration while multi-tasking
9. Procurement/Contract Management
10. Editing/redlining contracts
11. Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to translate technical decisions/strategies into business terms and implications. Produces clear documentation geared to all audiences.
12. Ability to produce periodic leadership facing summarized progress reports highlighting status, issues, risks, decision points, options, etc.
13. Solid project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects.
14. Positive and energetic team player with strong cross-functional team experience.
15. Strong analytical problem solving aptitude and financial acumen.
16. Advanced experience in Microsoft Office products: MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; knowledge of SharePoint, JIRA and HP ALM a plus.
Vasu Tirumala
Key Business Solutions, Inc.
|| Email:  || Office: 916-646-2080 Ext 221 || Fax: 916 646 2081
Note: This email is not intended to be a solicitation.  Please accept our apologies and reply in the subject heading with REMOVE to be removed from our Mailing list
this job portal is powered by CATS