PROCUREMENT/CONTRACT SPECIALISTrocurement/Contract Specialist

SLS CO, Ltd, one of the premier rapid response and long-term disaster recovery firms in the nation, is seeking a Procurement/Contract Specialist to join our team. The Company’s primary focus is rebuilding, rehabilitating and elevating homes throughout Staten Island, NY that were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Create Request for Bid Packages and assist with Pre-Bid Meetings and Bid-Openings
  • Manage & Organize bidding packages, meetings, and contracts/amended contracts for contractors
  • Develop plans for the affected organization, and temporary storage of project documentation for all hardcopy and electronic files
  • Build strong working relationships with contractors/subcontractors
  • Produce a variety of reporting procedures/protocols
  • After assignments are made, help develop and put together contracts for the awarded contractor
  • Work closely with IBTS in scope development
  • Prepare and report on the contract status and progress of the work being done
  • Various other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills Required:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field; or equivalent related experience

·         Experience in government funded (CDBG) construction projects preferred

·         Understanding of construction industry processes and procedures with hands-on experience in procurement and project management desired

·         Experience negotiating contracts

·         Excellent time management & communication skills

·         Strong teamwork and analytical skills

·         Works well under pressure with challenging deadlines while delivering quality results

·         Ability to process information in the form of reporting, compiling and verifying data for Bid Packages

·         Experience with Microsoft Office Suite with a high level of proficiency in Word & Excel

·         Knowledge of Dropbox, SharePoint, & MS Project, a plus

Position Details:

·         Status-Exempt, Regular Full-time employee

·         Typical Work Hours:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

·         Location:  1 Edgewater Plaza, Staten Island, NY 10305