contract specialist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Experienced Contract and Project Manager with exceptional negotiation, sales and compliance skills. Offering more than 20 years of contract and supply chain management experience in wireless technology, equipment manufacturing, and construction industries. Enthusiastic team leader highly focused on increasing productivity through the development of individuals, team goals and objectives, workable solutions, and immediate results. Goal-oriented and attentive Contract Manager with successful background working on [Type] contracts. Delivers consistent and accurate guidance and successfully oversees contract amounts in excess of $[Amount]. Detail-oriented in assessing contracts and mitigating risks. Organized Administrative Services Manager with progressive career successfully overseeing offices in [Industry] sector. Streamlines processes and drives efficiency to keep projects on task. Deadline-oriented and driven with commitment to excellence. Take-charge professional delivering executive support and team leadership to business operations. Dependable and detail-oriented to manage multiple tasks and priorities. Broad experience includes office management, accounting, accounts receivable, invoicing, dispatching, database management, vendor negotiations and contract management. Recognized for exemplary customer service and team collaboration. Dedicated and meticulous Office Manager with over [Number] years of experience excelling at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously, and achieving project goals. Flexible and focused team player with unique skillset to streamline operations from within. Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time. Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.


Project management

Risk management

Strategic thinking

Manages ambiguity

Proven negotiation skills

Strong communication skills

Contract Specialist, 06/2017 - Current
Haemonetics Corp. Leetsdale, PA,
  • Developed and manages progressive project delivery program resulting in 70% reduction in order process cycle time expediting realization of $750,000 monthly recurring revenue
  • Manages deliverable timelines, resolving issues to ensure revenue goals are achieved in support of National Sales and high priority initiatives.
  • Facilitates reporting analysis and national deployment calls with Sales and Project Delivery managers ensuring communication resulting in timely attainment of company goals.
  • Perform quality assurance review of cross-functional business partners to ensure accuracy of internal system information and deal points in all agreements resulting in 30% decrease in customer declines.
  • Drafts contracts and other associated documents utilizing contract law interpretation to ensure agreements are legally accurate, company compliant and meet customer expectations
  • Established national management network with focus on continual process improvement and provide status visibility to meet changing business needs resulting in expedited executable contract delivery to the customer.
  • Developed training reference guides.
Contracts Manager, 12/2015 - 08/2016
Collins Aerospace Federal Way, WA,
  • Negotiated client, vendor and subcontractor contracts for compliance with company policies, legal requirements, terms, risk mitigation and government regulations.
  • Supervised purchasing department.
  • Monitored vendor network performance metrics, pricing and contract closeouts.
  • Leveraged technology solutions to maximize effectiveness and efficiency of strategic procurement process implemented new purchase order system.
  • Managed project delivery.
Contract Manager, 12/2011 - 12/2015
Ericsson Santa Clara, CA,
  • Risk mitigation through contractual review and negotiation to ensure minimalization of site, operational, budgetary and schedule liabilities, indemnification, legal sufficiency and present viable alternatives based on legal requirements, acceptable risk and cost.
  • Partner with Sales Market Management and Construction teams to ensure forecasts, quotas, customer expectations and deliverables are met.
  • Expert knowledge of corporate insurance coverage, limitations and exclusions to policies
  • Advise and train sales managers of contractual rights, obligations and negotiation techniques
  • Project management
  • Contract drafting
  • Research, develop and implement best practice processes.
  • Reviewed proposed contracts against established policies, guidelines and legal requirements to identify critical issues.
  • Developed contract templates and updated policies and procedures to maintain contracting consistency.
Procurement Manager, 12/1999 - 12/2008
Spindrift Los Angeles, CA,
  • Integrative negotiation of corporate purchasing, incentive and service contracts with Original Equipment Manufacturers to secure volume consideration
  • Increase of corporate incentive payments to more than $10,000,000 per year
  • Manage $400,000,000 inventory
  • Coordinate with all levels of management to establish and implement sourcing strategies, practices and procedures
  • Establish national vendor network
  • Evaluate and ensure vendor performance meets or exceeds defined key performance indicators and adheres to overall company policies and procedures
  • Corporate liaison with OEM, vendors and customers
  • Supply chain management
  • Crisis management
  • Project management
  • Auditing
  • Sourced and vetted potential suppliers to provide quality goods on consistent schedules.
Education and Training
Graduate: International Business, Expected in
University of North Alabama - London,
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Bachelor of Science: Management and Marketing, Expected in
University of North Alabama - Florence, AL
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School Attended

  • University of North Alabama
  • University of North Alabama

Job Titles Held:

  • Contract Specialist
  • Contracts Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Procurement Manager


  • Graduate
  • Bachelor of Science

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