senior contract administrator resume example with 19 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Senior Contracts Administrator with experience developing, implementing and negotiating contract terms. Hardworking and analytical professional talented at assessing risks, resolving conflicts and tracking details within contracts, program management and business strategy.

  • Workflow Management
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Policies and procedures
  • Strategic planning
  • Negotiation
  • Business Development
  • Project Management
  • Contract Management
Work History
02/2021 to 01/2022 Senior Contract Administrator Iem | Aguadilla, PR,
  • Responsible for all strategic level development of strategic sourcing and contracting activities within assigned service lines and lead support for teams at system-wide level.
  • Accountable for development of sourcing strategies, setting priorities based on greatest impact on cost of goods, services, and equipment, lead times, product availability, and total cost of ownership, expansion of supply agreements with key supplier/partners, and broadening Legacy's sourcing footprint.
  • Accountable for strategic level view of all strategic sourcing and contracting activities including but not limited to; supplier selection, contract negotiation, conducting bids RFP/RFI, contract implementation, contract utilization tracking, providing contracting support on new strategic programs and projects, maintaining effective partnership with distributors, manufacturers and other suppliers, and other procurement strategies for supplies, equipment and services.
  • Ensured accurate and timely completion of negotiations for service line teams. Responsible for portfolio which includes high complexity and risk contracts ensuring that contract savings targets are met.
  • Coordinated with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations on sourcing strategies, practices and procedures.
  • Researched laws and regulations potentially impacting company policies and procedures.
  • Assessed risks inherent in contract changes and potential impacts, informing management in detail of concerns to avoid liabilities.
  • Project focused and responsible for identifying and leading strategic system-wide supply chain contract-related projects.
  • Worked with stakeholders to ensure souring process was embraced by the organization. Served as role model, mentor, motivator and leader of service line team to enhance efficiencies in performing all required duties.
  • Facilitated communication between service line teams, leadership, and stakeholders.
  • Managed all vendor performance, contracts and relationships for assigned service line categories. Drove strategies that advocated Lean Management and standard work protocols.
07/2020 to 02/2021 Strategic Sourcing Specialist II Holland & Knight | Jacksonville, FL,
  • Calculated and reported actual and projected sourcing savings by spend categories.
  • Developed requests for proposal and issued requests for quotes to support sourcing efforts.
  • Liaised with internal and external stakeholders to identify and leverage contract value opportunities.
  • Administered agreements by negotiating change orders, executing contract extensions and resolving administrative issues.
  • Managed community Behavioral Health agreements (Crisis, Peer, Wraparound) and reporting requirements.
08/2016 to 07/2020 Program Manager Regulatory Contract Compliance - a Providence Health & Services | City, STATE,
  • Management of Ambulatory compliance and regulatory functions, including performing regulatory consulting, compliance oversight, and compliance program development for Ambulatory service lines and all joint ventures including multiple surgery centers.
  • Lead Ambulatory efforts to ensure compliance with state and federal statutes, regulations, and contractual requirements. Managed interpretation and dissemination of state and federal regulatory requirements while considering changing regulatory environments.
  • Participated in vendor selection and management process for program initiatives.
  • Fostered and maintained relationships between Ambulatory, government relations, compliance and regulatory teams regionally and organizationally.
  • Worked with payer contracting teams for development and updates to payer contracts.
  • Managed and supervised administrative and daily program operations, complying with policies and regulations.
  • Engaged and worked alongside cross-functional stakeholders to manage strategic initiative
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments.
  • Collaborated with business leadership to set priorities based on business needs, resource capacity and risk exposure.
01/2003 to 08/2016 Corporate Paralegal Contractor | City, STATE,
  • Prepared legal briefs, motions and pleadings.
  • Assisted counsel in preparing answers, providing documentation and information for discovery request.
  • Implemented emergency procedures to save time and spearhead specific legal projects.
  • Created and implemented policies, work flow processes and work assignments.
  • Reviewed contracts and reported findings to support legal team in development of breach of contract defenses.
  • Mitigated legal team's workload by reviewing and evaluating legal documents, discovery materials and contracts.
  • Developed project management processes to improve cost-effective service to clients.
  • Created highly researched and articulate legal paperwork such as pleadings, contracts and briefs.
Expected in to to Master of Science | Health Services Administration Regis University, Denver, CO GPA:
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Completed capstone as a consultant to the CEO of Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital, developing a plan to meet a critical need within the community regarding mental health and substance abuse services. Proposed a new spine clinic specialty to complement existing physical therapy program utilizing a newly retained pain management physician.
Expected in to to Bachelor of Arts | Sociology Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA GPA:
Expected in to to Certificate | ABA Paralegal University of San Diego, San Diego, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Regis University
  • Western Washington University
  • University of San Diego

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Contract Administrator
  • Strategic Sourcing Specialist II
  • Program Manager Regulatory Contract Compliance - a
  • Corporate Paralegal


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate

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