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The Contract Administrator is responsible for the review and management of all contracts and service agreements that commit the company to ongoing contractual liability. The Contract Administrator will ensure consistency and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, internal contracting policies, and acceptable contract terms and conditions and risk profiles.

Key Objectives:
- End-to-end contract management
- Ensures that business activities and contracts comply with internal policies and guidelines and industry laws and regulations
- Continued liaison and cost management of external legal advisers
- Maintain and organize an electronic and physical record retention process of all legal and contractual documentation

Main Responsibilities:
- Responsible for end-to-end contract management and will obtain the appropriate approvals of all required signatories as per company guidelines.
- Draft, review, manage, and sometimes negotiate customer and vendor contract documents so that documents contain terms and conditions which accurately reflect the business deal, protect the company’s intellectual - property, and align with corporate policy.
- Prepare change orders to the contract and, as directed, negotiate such change orders
- Legal review of all matters as required, as well as continued liaison and cost management of lawyers assigned to the business.
- Manage local and state requirements for document management, recording, and reporting processes.
- Maintain an audit file for each contract which will include original contract, all correspondence, changes, deviations, amendments, change orders, and payment schedules.
- Maintain an electronic filing and contract tracking system that includes important contract specifications such as status, value, duration, and insurance requirements.
- Perform special projects as directed.
- Track and manage vendor, contractor, and supplier certificates of insurance.
- Maintain Notice of Commencements and Notice to Owner forms. Ensure compliance with contractor’s lien law.
- Perform closing activities of all contracts and agreements as needed.

Background and Experience:
Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Contract or Legal Administrator reviewing, redlining and administering contracts in a corporate setting. Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in procurement skills, have an understanding of contract terms, be familiar with various contract forms, and project document control.

Demonstrated leadership experience and effective verbal and written communication skills required. This position requires a demonstrated management track record of success in identifying and qualifying sources, suppliers and vendors. Requires experience in ensuring plans, specifications and quality standards are met. Effective interpersonal relationship skills in establishing and maintaining strong working partnerships are essential. Very strong negotiating skills are required to critically evaluate, develop, and deliver results in a very busy environment.

Ability to utilize technology, systems, processes and procedures to effectively and efficiently manage areas of responsibility. Strong budgeting and costing skills are required, along with the ability to manage and control costs. Familiarity with supply chain management, construction document control, and handling multiple priorities is needed.

High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat are required.

Associates degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, or closely related discipline preferred.

Physical Demands:
- Ability to sit for sustained periods of time to attend on-site and off-site meetings, perform paperwork activities, travel and drive.
- Intermittent and prolonged standing and walking to move about the park site and interact with employees.
- Finger dexterity sufficient to complete paperwork activities and to use a computer.
- Visual acuity sufficient to read written materials, complete paperwork activities and to drive.
- Hearing sufficient to communicate with individuals in person and by telephone.

Work Environment:
Various inside and outside locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces.

Other Job Requirements:
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends to support park operations

Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record and be willing to utilize own vehicle for business purposes.
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