City of MissouriSpringfield 65807
Full Time
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Senior Contracts Administrator

City of Missouri
Full Time 3734 South Ave suite f, Springfield, MO 65807, United States


This is a full-time, mid-level professional position, under the direction of the Procurement Manager in the Financial Services Department, Purchasing Division. 
The individual will primarily be required to perform the necessary procurement, purchasing, and contract management tasks that will facilitate the drafting, issuance, receiving, reviewing, negotiating, and administering of city-wide high-dollar, highly visible, and complex contracts from inception to final closeout in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.

Examples of Work


  • Develop and utilize the appropriate procurement methodology to solicit competitive pricing on high-dollar and complex goods and services in accordance with the City’s Procurement Policy and the applicable State of Texas Bid Laws.
  • Procure leases, revenue-based services and contracts, professional services, supplies, materials, and construction-related services.
  • Receive, review, and analyze responses for goods and services, and utilize business acumen to make award recommendations that are in the best interests of the City.


  • Develop, create, and issue correspondence to expedite the development and execution of contracts.
  • Interprets documents and advises departments regarding compliance issues and contract performance.
  • Work collaboratively with user departments and the Legal Department to resolve contract-related issues.
Education, Experience, or Certification

A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) years of related professional experience as a contract analyst, administrator, or with progressively responsible experience in the development, coordination, and management of contracts in a municipal environment preferred. Experience and knowledge in the preparation, administration, and negotiation of government contracts and procurement practices are preferred.
Certification as a CTCM, CTCD, CPPB, or CPPO desired.