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HIX Procurement/Contracts Manager
Ref No.: 18-03789
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Serve as the key point of contact for procurement activities.
  • Ensure compliance with MaHIX policies and procedures in processing procurement requests and engaging the appropriate support as needed.
  • Scheduling and facilitating meetings and working sessions.
  • Developing and managing project plans for assigned solicitations
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Program staff and staff from multiple agencies
  • Collaborate with internal Legal staff as needed.
  • Serves as liaison between project staff and internal audiences on matters related to procurement.
  • Manage and communicate issues and risks associated with procurement activities to the Senior Procurement/Contract Manager and MaHIX Program leadership
  • Ensure all procurement artifacts are properly archived entered into agency databases and securely maintained.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field with a minimum of 5 years of procurement experience.
  • Relevant experience in an IT setting or with an IT focus.
  • Experience with public-sector contracts or procurements preferred.
  • Experience drafting, negotiating and administering complex solicitations, and agreements.
  • An ability to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Measurable accomplishments and experience in a strategic procurement role to include risk assessments, process management, and vendor selection.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to translate technical decisions/strategies into business terms and implications. Produce clear documentation geared to all audiences.
  • Ability to produce periodic leadership facing summarized progress reports highlighting status, issues, risks, decision points, options, etc.
  • Solid project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Positive and energetic team player with strong cross-functional team experience.
  • Strong analytical problem solving aptitude and financial acumen.
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Office products: MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; knowledge of SharePoint, JIRA and Client ALM a plus.