HD Supply Contract Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for providing full cycle contract administration support for assigned contracts, ensuring execution of contract in accordance with policies, legal requirements and other governmental provisions. Administer new and renewal contract activities associated with proposals, negotiations, contract administration and contract compliance. Provide guidance on topics such as government RFPs proposals. Partner with sales team to develop contracts for increased business opportunities. Maintain current in practices and trends in government procurement, contracting and administration.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Works closely with business partners on all assigned contract negotiations. Ensures completed proposals and in accordance with legal, business, government (FARs, DFARs, GSA, GSA Advantage), requirements submitted in a timely manner.

  • Serves as primary of contact for sales team for all contractual matters and is responsible for understanding how terms and conditions affect pricing and schedules.

  • Analyzes contract requests for proposals (RFP), request for quotations (RFQ) and other similar types of information.

  • Provides contract administration guidance, working with leadership, internal and external customers to meet shifting requirements and ensuring external customer satisfaction.

  • Ensures compliance with contractual agreements. Partners with legal as appropriate on contractual agreements or disclosure requirements.

  • Assists with the daily administration of contracts to include negotiations of agreements, contract set-up and close out; contract modifications and maintenance of contract files.

  • Coordinates the contract implementation process, as well as coordination fees and payments per contractual requirements.

Nature and Scope

  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.

  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Working closely with the HD Supply Facilities Maintenance sales teams, you will generate customer contracts and facilitate negotiation of contract pricing arrangements. Working cross functionally with our legal team, you will review and bring to compliance new and existing contracts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate or equivalent experience.

  • 3-5 years of experience with proposal pricing for Contracts and or contract/subcontract administration.

  • MS Office proficiency including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • SalesForce or APTTUS experience is a plus.

  • SAP is a plus.

  • Experience in contract administration within an assigned industry.

  • Knowledge of procurement policies, and other Federal/State/Local regulations.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Effective verbal and written communication.

PRID

PRID142

Job ID 2018-26565

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Clerical/Administrative

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.