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Contract Administrator Job Description

Contract Administrator Job Description

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Contract Administrator Job Description

We are looking for a responsible Contract Administrator to join our team. Your main duties will be to prepare, negotiate and review various company contracts, including purchases, sales and business partnerships. The contract administrator will negotiate contract terms and conditions between various parties. You will maintain files for contracts containing original contracts, relevant correspondence, amendments, clarifications and payment schedules. You will clarify the terms of employment contracts with staff.

Contract Administrator Responsibilities

  • Develop contract proposals to support organizational goals
  • Review contract estimates, including proposed materials, production costs, etc and determine whether they seem reasonable and accurate
  • Ensure that all records are accurate and up to date
  • Write contract letters and other communications and notices
  • Negotiate and approve contract terms while ensuring that projects remain within the established budget
  • Attend meetings to assess progress on projects which are in motion, and take detailed notes to share with stakeholders
  • Create regular status reports regarding progress on projects
  • Analyze contracts to ensure they comply with state and federal laws and regulations

Contract Administrator Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Contract Administrator, Contract Manager or relevant role
  • Knowledge of legal requirements involved with contracts
  • Familiarity with accounting procedures
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers and external partners
  • BSc degree in Business Administration; additional qualifications in law are a plus