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Labor Contracts Specialist

Location: Portland, OR
Job # 11584076
Date Posted: 11-09-2018
Mavensoft is looking for Labor Contracts Specialist in Portland, Oregon for 6 months contract. If you are interested and meet below requirements please email or apply online for immediate considerations with your salary expectations.  Thank you for your time.
Job Title:  Labor Contracts Specialist
Location:  Portland, Oregon
Duration:  6 months 
Skills: Project management, contract management, change management, communication, transmission and distribution line construction,
Brief Job Description:
  • The contract specialist position is responsible for performing contract assignments in support of a centralized procurement activity and in the audit/review of that activity.
  • Solicits bids to procure a variety of Transmission & Distribution line construction services and negotiates and administers contracts.
  • Assess contractor performance to identify the need for amendments of existing contracts
  • Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other data to determine reasonableness of prices; reviews and interprets contract provisions to achieve cost efficiencies and reductions where feasible
  • Assesses contractor service value and product/service reliability relative to cost; plans, organizes, and coordinates acquisition alternatives, as appropriate
  • Negotiate contract agreements for products and services
  • Prepare and edit contracts between the company and potential clients
  • Develop and implement effective procurement proposals
  • Coordinate with clients to guarantee terms of contracts are fulfilled in compliance with the contract terms and regulations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Outstanding negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of procurement regulations, contract documents, and legal specifications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Project management knowledge and skills
  • Cost analysis skills
  • Knowledge of costing and pricing methodology
  • Skill in the negotiation and establishment of contractual arrangements for goods and services
  • Knowledge of contractor compliance issues and procedures, as applicable to an electric utility
  • Ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality
Description of the project:
  • T&D Dock Crew Contract Strategy
Project deliverables:
  • Analyze current docks crew contracting strategy
  • Evaluate dock crew efficiency in current model
  • Identify ways to improve productivity and efficiency of dock crews
  • Evaluate feasibility of a unitized contracting strategy
  • Develop a plan for unitizing dock crews
  • Make recommendations to business
  • Implement improvements plan and monitor progress of project
  • Will be working with Various internal departments
Required Skills:
  • Project management, contract management, change management, communication
  • #years’ experience required: 3+ years
Preferred job skills:
  • Knowledge of PGE transmission and distribution line construction practices, work types, process, and business practices.
  • Familiarity with transmission and distribution line construction contracts.
Top 3 skills to be successful in this role:
  • Project management, knowledge of labor contracts, knowledge of transmission and distribution line construction practices
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