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Contract Administrator

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DFW Airport, TX, United States
Oct 11, 2023


Job Description


Job Overview:


Are you ready to take on a dynamic role that involves managing contracts and ensuring the smooth operations of a major international airport? DFW Airport Board is seeking a skilled and motivated Contract Administrator to join our team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with various airport departments, write contracts, negotiate terms, and administer contracts to support the efficient functioning of the airport.


As a Contract Administrator, you will work closely with the Contracts Manager, Procurement Manager, or Senior Buyer to prepare and administer a variety of contracts, including commodity, general, information technology, and professional services contracts. Your responsibilities will involve developing technical specifications and bid proposal packages, managing the solicitation process, negotiating terms and conditions, and overseeing the execution of contracts. You will also play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with contract provisions, handling change orders, and facilitating contract closeout.


In addition to these responsibilities, you may have the opportunity to provide technical oversight and direction as a Senior Contract Administrator. This exciting position allows you to work at the forefront of airport operations, contributing to the growth and success of one of the busiest airports in the world.


To excel in this role, you should possess a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or a related field such as technical/engineering or information technology. You should also have at least two years of purchasing experience or experience administering contracts, including negotiating new contracts and modifications. Proficiency in using computer systems, including ERP systems and Microsoft Suite applications, and Oracle Fusion Cloud is essential for managing contract-related data effectively.


As a Contract Administrator, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of public contract administration, public bidding laws, and contract funding procedures. Your ability to interpret specifications, negotiate proposals, and communicate effectively with various stakeholders will be crucial in ensuring successful contract management.


DFW Airport Board offers a stimulating work environment where you can work alongside vendors, contractors, tenants, consultants, and airport staff to exchange information, resolve differences, and contribute to the continuous improvement of our operations. Join us and be part of a team that drives the success of one of the most prominent airports in the world.


If you are ready to embrace this exciting challenge and contribute to the growth and success of DFW Airport, we encourage you to apply today!


About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.


Job Info

Job ID# 1007154

Oct 11, 2023

United States