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Contracts Specialist 3

Washington State Department of Licensing Tumwater, WA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $4,974 to $6,534 Monthly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Why work at DOL? We believe and support a healthy work/life balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options. This position will primarily telework and may eventually work a hybrid schedule with a duty station of Tumwater, WA.

The Department of Licensing is seeking an experienced innovative, collaborative and relationship-oriented Contract Specialist 3 who will provide support to the Contracts, Procurement and Purchasing unit within the Administrative Services Division, supporting the Agency purpose of helping every Washington resident live, work, drive and thrive.

This position will primarily telework while conducting agency wide contracting and acquisition related practices to include timely planning and accurate implantation in accordance with RCW’s, DES and DOL policies. Prior to implanting these practices, you will ensure risk analysis procedures were completed while coordinating with all key stakeholders such as but not limited to contract managers, agency risk manager, and the agency AAG representative. 

 If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply!

 

Required Qualifications 

  • Two years of experience as a Contract Specialist 1  

OR 

One year as a Contract Specialist 2   

OR 

A Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, business law, commerce, economics, mathematics, statistics, or closely allied field. 

*Qualifying experience may substitute year for year in place of education

AND 

Three years of professional experience in negotiating, administering, or terminating contracts, contract property management, contract cost or price analysis, or contract compliance. 

  • Experience overseeing contracts and competitive procurement processes to include experience negotiating contracts.
  • Experience performing risk analysis and applying contract-specific mitigation strategies to reduce potential of risk.
  • Experience understanding, explaining, and correctly applying relevant rules, laws and regulations. 
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and skill in using Microsoft Word to create documents, spreadsheets, calculations, graphs, and data analysis.  

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants who also possess the following may receive additional consideration by the hiring manager: 

  • Experience negotiating contracts, cures and terminations. 
  • Experience with Information Technology/Information Services procurements and contracts. 
  • Experience reviewing processes then developing and implementing process improvement. 
  • Experience is facilitating project teams to develop milestones, goals, and desired outcomes. 

It is important to note that salary offers are based on qualifications relevant to the position. It is in your best interest to be specific in how you meet and/or exceed each of the qualifications above.

Make a difference. Join our team!

We value diverse perspectives and life experiences. We employ and serve people of all backgrounds including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans.

We are one of the most public facing state agencies and the second largest revenue generating agency in Washington State.   We regularly interact with over 6 million Washingtonians and collect nearly $3.3 billion in taxes and fees annually. We know our services are essential to our customers’ ability to live, work, drive, and thrive. We take this responsibility seriously and are committed to ensuring every resident has equitable and meaningful access to our services.

We serve all the people of Washington State with pride and are developing the systems and standards necessary to achieve better outcomes for all of our residents. Come join us in changing the way government delivers services and help build a legacy of commitment to and excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion!

 

Company Description
A culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity for all
We take to heart our agency mission:

“Helping every Washington resident live, work, drive, and thrive.”
When we work with you, we get better at providing easy and equitable access to our information. We value the partnerships we have with:

Community groups and leaders.
Not-for-profit organizations.
Business and professional licensees.
Individuals assisting underserved communities.

Washington State Department of Licensing

A culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity for all We take to heart our agency mission: “Helping every Washington resident live, work, drive, and thrive.” When we work with you, we get better at providing easy and equitable access to our information. We value the partnerships we have with: Community groups and leaders. Not-for-profit organizations. Business and professional licensees. Individuals assisting underserved communities.

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