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Junior Contracts Administrator (003785)
Job Number: 003785
Job Title: Junior Contracts Administrator
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Full Time
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
City: Medford
Salary Interval: Per Year
Job Category: Legal
Career Level: Junior(non-manager)
Level of Education: Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 1
Position Description

Cambridge Systematics, Inc. is shaping the future of transportation. We are industry leaders, transportation specialists dedicated to ensuring that transportation investments can deliver the best possible results. By providing innovative policy and planning solutions, objective analyses and technology applications, we help our clients anticipate and meet future transportation needs while improving the performance of existing infrastructure and operations. Above all, we are committed to our clients’ success in making transportation better for future generations.

The Contracts Group is part of the corporate services team. We work collaboratively with the other corporate services groups and all of the business lines. The Group’s responsibilities include: reviewing and providing comments on requests for proposals, preparing and negotiating contracts for our projects and initiating and maintaining records pertaining to the Company’s project work. Our goal is to provide exceptional service to our internal and external clients.

We are looking to add a Junior Contracts Administrator to the team in Medford, MA. The Contracts Administrator will be responsible for initiating and maintaining the project life cycle. This position is an essential link between project managers, the legal team and the Accounting department. Responsibilities for this role include the initial set up of new projects within the GovWin system, assigning new project numbers and processing time extensions and contract modifications prior to hand off to Accounting. The Contracts Administrator will also work closely with Accounting to handle initial set up and data entry in the CostPoint system. Additionally, s/he will be responsible for file maintenance, document processing and contract status reporting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

New Project Set Up
•Sets up new projects within the GovWin system •Assigns project numbers• Initial set up and data entry in CostPoint system

Processing of Contract Modifications
•Processes contract modifications and extensions prior to the hand off to Accounting team

Document Processing, Filing and Reporting
•Provides basic administrative support for the Contracts team •Maintains electronic and paper filing of contracts •Compiles contract reports as needed



Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree required
1+ years of experience in contract administration and/or corporate legal department
Experience working with highly detailed documents
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Professional
Ability to prioritize and manage numerous tasks quickly, accurately and efficiently
Strong organizational skills
Ability to respond to a variety of requests
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Background Check Required--Education, Criminal, Identity