Procurement and Contracts Analyst
Location: San Diego, CA
Name: Matt Skolaski
- Participates in developing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and administrative control systems for the procurement program.
- Coordinates and performs professional-level administrative and programmatic work in procurement and contract administration.
- Researches and develops detailed product and/or service specifications and establishes contract terms; confers with department staff to resolve questions regarding intent and expected use of goods and services, specification definitions, and scope of work statements.
- Develops, analyzes, negotiates, and administers bid invitations and procurement solicitations, formal and informal bids, requests for qualifications/quotes/proposals ensuring legal and contractual provisions are included to protect the company's interests.
- Prepares and distributes notifications to vendors on company mailing lists, MBE/WBE/DVBE businesses, and others; places advertisements in local newspapers; conducts pre-bid and pre-proposal conferences; writes and posts addendums.
- Coordinates and participates in evaluation of bids; develops evaluation criteria and materials; performs price/cost analyses and assesses the quality and suitability of proposed services and purchases; recommends modifications as needed; summarizes bid responses and prepares documentation; selects, recommends, or participates in selection of contractors and vendors; develops reports for approval of contract awards.
- Drafts contracts ensuring legal requirements are incorporated and enforced; negotiates contract terms and provisions; coordinates review of contract documents with legal counsel; maintains related files.
- Ensures contractor compliance with provisions, including the maintenance of required insurance; develops contract amendments and extensions as needed; monitors contractor performance and takes or recommends necessary remedial action to enforce compliance with provisions; researches and resolves discrepancies.
Principles and practices of public agency procurement and purchasing programs including competitive bidding procedures and supply chain management.
Principles, practices, and techniques of drafting and administering procurement contracts and enforcing contract provisions.
Principles and practices of sound financial management policies and procedures.
Project and/or program management, analytical processes, and report preparation techniques.
Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
Research, statistical, analytical, and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.