Contracts Administrator

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 16, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time

Contracts Administrator

Job Description

Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm, is recruiting a full time Contracts Administrator to work in Washington, DC. This position will support the Senior Manager, Contracts and Operations in overseeing operations, contracts, project administration and financial management issues for a growing international development consulting firm.  Candidates MUST have prior USAID experience.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILTIES

Field Operations

  • Assist with project start-up and oversee day-to-day operations for Banyan Global prime projects
  • Assist with development and overseeing field operation policies and procedures and ensure compliance on all Banyan Global prime projects.
  • Travel to the field projects for start-up, close-out and ad hoc operations visits as needed.

Contractual Management (for assigned project portfolio)

  • Oversee contract/subcontract award negotiations and project administration in accordance with contractual terms and applicable regulation. Serve as the primary liaison to clients on the contractual operational side.
  • Responsible for project financial management, including budget development and analysis and assisting Program Coordinators with pipeline developments.
  • Manage/negotiate contractual relationships with subcontractors and consultants.

Human Resources

  • Responsible for coordinating field based HR processes and procedures for Banyan Global including streamlining policies for CCN employees in various countries, leading coordination efforts with local payroll/HR firms and local legal services and insurance providers.
  • Liaise with the finance and administration team on all of the above.

Other

  • Assist with cost proposal development as needed and as time permits.
  • Assist with finance duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field.  Masters’ degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience managing contracts, finance and/or operations for USAID contractors.
  • Knowledge of USG/USAID regulations including FAR, AIDAR, CFR, and OMB Circulars.
  • Excellent planning, management, and organizational skills. Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Strong leadership, analytical, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with clients, donors, project stakeholders, in-country collaborators, and staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong MS Office skills, including Excel.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills in English.
  • Spanish proficiency a plus.  

Salary is commensurate with background and experience. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply to the position through our website, https://careers-banyanglobal.icims.com/jobs/1270/contracts-administrator/job  and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission.

Only applications submitted through our website will be reviewed.  No phone calls, please.