Sample Job Description for Contract Manager

Given here is a sample job description template for the position of Contract Manager:

Job Title: Contract Manager

Location of the Job: Phoenix, AZ 85001

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Grand Canyon University is actively seeking a Contract Manager to work within our Military Division.​ This position will report to the Assistant Vice President of the Military Division.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret contract language and disseminate to company personnel.
  • Assist with preparation of additional data or correspondence as may be required by management or the provisions of the contract.
  • Maintain the Contract Control Record, monitor DD250 forms and DD1149 forms prior to submission to government to ensure invoicing and product shipment.
  • Ensure that contract activities are in full compliance with legal/governmental requirements.
  • Work in liaison with corporate departments and government to assist in resolving contract or schedule problems.
  • Assemble for submission to government and Oshkosh management information on engineering changes, proposals, contract modifications, price proposals and shipping documents.
  • Organize and perform administrative and management functions required for timely and compliant contract performance.
  • Identify contract risks, and make recommendations to mitigate or eliminate such risks
  • Evaluate proposals to ensure contract requirements are adequately defined and documented

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, experience with formal presentation
  • Knowledge of the managed care market and the regulatory environment
  • Proven achievement of medical cost management targets
  • Proven track record of excellent financial, analytic, decision-making, consensus building and negotiating skills
  • Healthcare background
  • Strong ability to work with communications and analytical software and systems
  • 5-7 years experience in managed care industry with strong negotiation skills, well developed verbal and written communication skills and analytical skills
  • Bachelors in Business or Health Care Administration with a financial emphasis or equivalent work experience. MBA, MPH, MHSA, MHA preferred

Salary: $11.00 – $13.00 Hourly DOE