Contracts Manager for the Public Sector

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States Full-time

Banjo is looking for a Contracts Manager for the Public Sector to join our team in Utah!

The Contracts Manager for the Public Sector will be responsible for all contract matters including resolving issues, executing agreements and managing contracts related to Banjo’s government programs.

Most companies have a mission statement. Banjo has a mission—to save lives and reduce human suffering by ethically using A.I. to get everyone live, validated information, so they can make better decisions, faster.

Banjo is the world’s first Live-Time Intelligence platform that gives decision-makers the ability to KNOW INFORMATION NOW, to understand what is happening live, anywhere. With Banjo you will know more, so you can do more. Imagine how our world will change when decision-makers know exactly what is happening, where it is happening, the moment it happens.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for drafting proposal preparation, contract administration, and other customer contact activities to provide for smooth contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships by serving as a single point of contact for contractual matters; serve as a liaison to internal Legal and Finance departments to timely resolve open unresolved terms or pricing questions. 
  • Manage record-keeping for all contract-related correspondence and documentation
  • Provide contract-related issue resolution, with both internal and external parties
  • Monitor and complete contract close-out, extension or renewal, as appropriate
  • Manage purchasing timelines and supervise proposal preparation; Review and prepare responses to requests for proposals, requests for quotes, requests for information and similar competitive bid documents from potential and existing customers
  • Review and advise on documents prepared by clients, such as statements of work, service level agreements, pricing schedules, and customer obligations
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate policies and directives of Banjo’s General Counsel
  • Identification, analysis, and communication of risk areas throughout the deal cycle
  • Examine contractual performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness; Prepare internal deliverables schedules and track performance against the schedule 
  • Serve as primary liaison to Government contracting officers as well as other Government representatives related to contractual matters

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, finance or other related fields
  • 5 + years of contracts experience involving IT, business transactions, and contract law issues
  • 3 + years of extensive experience in the government area
  • Experience supporting large IT contracts with the government
  • Extensive experience relating to purchasing analysis, proposal submission and negotiation of contracts, subcontracts, task orders and modifications
  • Ability to meet project objectives within designated constraints
  • Knowledge of contract pricing principles, and the ability to apply sound judgment to proposal strategy, contract formation, and customer relationships
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills in dealing with competing priorities, deadlines, and handling multiple tasks.
  • Ability to anticipate informational needs of diverse audiences and tailor communications appropriately
  • Be able and willing to solve challenges; Able to work with minimal direction and supervision; proactive, not reactive
  • High integrity individual with a strong focus on compliance with internal compliance and policies;  Ability to proactively provide guidance to internal customers as needed
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance
  • US Citizenship required

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high degree of empathy and emotional intelligence
  • Articulate individual, possessing solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven success delivering results individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced, demanding, high growth environment
  • Continuous improvement mentality with an ability to evaluate processes, seek out and implement internal or external best practices
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Great collaborator who is highly effective in a team-based environment
  • Creative problem solver with a demonstrated ability to ‘think outside the box’ when confronting challenges
  • Effective time management, organization and prioritizing skills; Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deliverables and to meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail, able to complete tasks quickly
  • Possesses an innate sense of urgency to deliver for the business while also effectively working collaboratively as part of a team

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds and is required to travel unless otherwise specified in the job description.

NOTICE

At Banjo, we value inclusion and embrace diversity. Banjo is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Banjo prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. 

Candidates must pass a background check and drug test to be considered for this position.