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POSITION: CONTRACTS SPECIALIST

DESCRIPTION

This is professional work that involves the monitoring and/ or managing of the policies and procedures as it pertains to the procurement of supplies, equipment and services. Under the direction of the Director of Property and Procurement, the Contract Specialist would assist in the development and management of contract files, development of request for proposals, monitoring vendor performance, terminations and close outs and other duties as it relates to the Virgin Islands Department of Education’s procurement contractual needs.

DUTIES AND RESPOSNIBILITES (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE)

  • Monitors and evaluates for Department’s local and federal compliance with approved program activities;
  • Assists with planning and developing operating procedures and policies which support the goals and objectives of the division;
  • Disseminates information on federal mandates, regulations and guidelines;
  • Compiles statistical data to support all activities and to calculate program effectiveness;
  • Monitors all phases of activities to ensure compliance with federal and local laws;
  • Conducts research and prepares reports;
  • Communicates on behalf of program with relevant stakeholders;
  • Examines and verifies correctness of or establishes authenticity of records;
  • Keeps immediate supervisor informed;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent skills in communicating clearly and effectively in English, including writing clear and concise documents.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft suit, access and excel programs;
  • Must be flexible, proactive, highly motivated, resourceful, professional and efficient;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and facilitate meetings;
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills;
  • High level of critical and reasoning skills;
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
  • Ability to exercise sound independent judgment in carrying out functions of the position;
  • Ability to develop, update and/or edit policy and procedures;
  • Ability to consistently complete assigned task in a timely manner;
  • Ability to write reports detailing daily, weekly and monthly activities;
  • Ability to document meeting minutes.

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other related field with a two (2) years or more progressive relevant experience in procurement, research, statistical analysis or technical writing or (5) years experience as a paralegal or procurement related experience.

No person shall be discriminated against in employment or in any other educational program or activity offered by the Virgin Islands Department of Education on account of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, handicap, or age.”

 

Complaint may write to:

Director

Director

 

Division of Human Resources

Division of Human Resources

 

21-33 Hospital Street

1834 Kongens Gade

 

Revised 7/13/2012

Christiansted VI 00820

St. Thomas VI 00802

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1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-0100

Curriculum Center:
340-775-2250
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM

          

St. Croix

2133 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Phone: 340-773-1095

Curriculum Center:
340-778-1600
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM

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