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Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a full-time Contracts Manager.

As the Contracts Manager you will develop, manage and control all facets of contract formation and provide guidance and oversight of the procurement function. This generally includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standards for bidding and submission, contract negotiations and document management. You will collaborate with variance departments throughout the organization.

Primary responsibilities include:

·        Develop and implement robust and effective policies, processes, procedures, and systems to support operational effectiveness in relation to procurement and contracting

·        Provide day to day contract administration support and manage and administer the full life-cycle of the procurement and contract processes

·        Own contract development and various contract functions such as management activities and assist in drafting a set of standard contracts, issue contracts, audit existing contracts and oversee contract modifications

·        Maintain correspondence and documentation related to contracts

·        Own the procurement process and support various procurement functions such as strategic sourcing and assist staff in drafting or request for proposals, evaluation criteria, and sole source justification

·        Ensure that for all contracts and procurement activities appropriate documentation is obtained, tracked and maintained within corporate databases in accurate, systematic and timely manner

·        Provide oversight on procurement policies and procedures

·        Provide consultation and assistance to staff on procurements

·        Provide advice and guidance to the different teams relating to contract terms and conditions to minimize risk and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies and procedures

·        Maintain excellent working relationships with clients to ensure their needs are met

·        Enforce organizational principles of integrity and compliance

·        Identify opportunities to improve business processes and devise plans to implement these changes

·        Perform other duties as assigned


Position requirements:

·        Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of relevant skills and experience

·        Minimum of two (2) years of contract manager experience, preferably in a nonprofit or

·        community service organization

·        Demonstrate a solid understanding of legal terminology

·        Comfortable working as part of a multidimensional team

·        Exemplify a strong attention to detail

·        Possesses superior organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with shifting deadlines

·        Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of common programs such as Microsoft Office and Adobe

·        Previous experience working with contract regulations the related laws is strongly preferred

·        Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills

·        Capable of professionally managing confidential information

·        Exemplify creative problem solving abilities

·        Successfully passing background checks (PA State Criminal, PA Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse, U.S. Department of Justice National Sex Offender Registry, and F.B.I. fingerprinting)

Philadelphia Youth Network offers a comprehensive employee health & wellness benefits program and a competitive salary range based on past experience, job knowledge, and demonstrated skills and abilities.

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a full-time Contracts Manager.

As the Contracts Manager you will develop, manage and control all facets of contract formation and provide guidance and oversight of the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobopps@pyninc.org and please indicate Contracts Manager in the subject line.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobopps@pyninc.org and please indicate Contracts Manager in the subject line.

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