contract specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Experienced contracting professional; results driven, customer focused, critical thinking problem-solver with superb interpersonal skills. I have a passion for contracting to ensure that the needs of the Warfighter are met efficiently and at a benefit to the Government. Customer needs are achieved by efficiently maximizing research to help reduce contracting timeline, technically focused on document creation in order to reduce procurement lead time, expertly identifies and provides courses of action for review by the Contracting Officer in order to reduce production lead time and maintain customer focus, effectively provides whole requirement ownership from cradle to grave, and effectively meet contract milestones and deadlines by keeping military discipline and focus to the mission.

  • Level 2 Contracting certified
  • Proactive problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Strong understanding of business efficiency methods
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strategic planning
  • Business administration
  • Workflow planning
  • Staff management & supervision
  • Data entry
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office expertise
  • Team leadership
  • High accuracy & attention to detail
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability
  • Deadline driven
  • Office management
  • Organizational skills
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Communication skills
Work History
06/2020 to Current
Contract Specialist Woolpert, Inc. Westlake, OH,
  • Managed full procurement cycle by planning, reviewing, soliciting, awarding, administering and closing out contract to achieve seamless transition at all levels of procurement.
  • Assisted in expansion efforts by positioning contracts and executing paperwork as quickly as possible.
  • Closely monitored and evaluated contract performance to determine regulatory compliance and necessary amendments.
  • Performed in-depth market research, identified optimal acquisition strategies and prepared contracts for approval.
  • Managed bidding process and award of purchases and delivery orders for construction contracts.
  • Review Quotes.
  • Pre Award and Post Award Actions.
10/2017 to 03/2019
Property/Office Manager Bluffstone City, STATE,
  • Managed 2 high end loft apartments (The Pierce School Lofts & The Democrat Lofts).
  • Managed Palmer Student Housing Properties (8 properties).
  • Supervised 1 leasing agent, 2 cleaners, & 3 maintenance staff.
  • Kept records accurate, detailed and fully compliant with reporting requirements to meet all state, local and federal housing requirements.
  • Evaluated and recommended changes in rental pricing strategies.
  • Developed, reviewed and submitted property operating and capital budgets.
  • Verified that all customer complaints were handled promptly and appropriately.
  • Maintained sufficient number of units that were market-ready at all times.
  • Boosted occupancy percentages by leveraging market knowledge and successful promotional strategies.
  • Conducted property showings to highlight features, answer questions and redirect concerns to close contracts.
  • Handled disciplinary actions, performance appraisals and terminations.
  • Kept rental income coming in by quickly filling vacancies.
  • Trained and motivated leasing staff.
  • Scheduled contractors for maintenance issues.
  • Managed projects and events for the Palmer students.
  • Collected and kept careful records of rental payments.
  • Followed up on delinquent tenants and coordinated collection procedures.
  • Maintained original leases and renewals for the management office.
  • Provided expert clerical support to over and management by answering phone calls, copying records, preparing deliveries and organizing incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Increased customer service success rates by quickly resolving issues.
  • Managed multi-line telephone system and greeted students/customers during office visits.
  • Kept business, customer and financial records current and accurate to stay on top of changing information and avoid lost data.
  • Ordered all office supplies including ink cartridges, toner and paper.
  • Handled diverse range of customer service, operational and administrative requirements daily.
02/2012 to 03/2015
Good Samaritan Cook City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with other cooks in production or modification of menus and selections.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times per day with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.

Ensured personnel safety, kitchen sanitation and proper food handling or storage.

03/2007 to 03/2012
Kennel/Office Help Village Veterinary Clinic City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean and organized areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Coordinated with vets on the healthcare needs of each animal and strictly followed instructions.
  • Monitored and maintained the food and water of boarded animals according to animal dietary health guidelines.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Performed daily checklists throughout facilities, including cleaning floors, wiping down glass entryways and collecting trash.
  • Cleaned, vacuumed and dusted all areas of veterinary building to maintain organized, professional appearance for employees and clients.
  • Organized, stored and retrieved files.
  • Collected payments to process transactions.
Expected in 2015 to to
BBA: Business Administration
St. Ambrose Univeristy - Davenport, IA
Expected in 2012 to to
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And Sciences
Scott Community College - Bettendorf, IA
Expected in 2009 to to
High School Diploma:
West High School - Davenport, IA

-Level 2 Contracting Certified

-Fair Housing Compliance

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School Attended

  • St. Ambrose Univeristy
  • Scott Community College
  • West High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Contract Specialist
  • Property/Office Manager
  • Good Samaritan
  • Kennel/Office Help


  • BBA
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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