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Lead Contract Administrator - HealthCare Research - REMOTE WORK OPPORTUNITY

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare

Posted on Sunday, July 9, 2023

Job Description Summary

The Contract Administrator supports the organization in all aspects of commercial and U.S. Government and commercial contract administration activity. Active participant and leader in driving measurable process improvement; acts as a primary point of contact with our customers for contractual issues. Ensures proposal preparation and program execution are focused on risk mitigation, change management, and timely issue resolution. Able to develop, negotiate, and execute terms and conditions and complex agreements with partners, customers, and subcontractors to facilitate short and long term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Lead Contract Administrator, you will:

  • Prepare and negotiate complex contract/teaming agreement terms and conditions and provide associated risk mitigation opportunities and recommendations.

  • Support proposal preparation activities (fact finding, technical evaluation, and cost/price analysis), administer subcontracts, and execute supplier management activities (subcontractor inquires, resolve invoice issues) to provide for acquisition and fulfillment of direct requirements in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Receive and review subcontractor proposals, by examining estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Actively support Project Teams, working closely with Business Development, Finance, and other functional and technical team members to thoroughly review solicitation terms and conditions and to develop a compliant proposal.

  • Drive all contract and subcontract negotiations; ensuring all resultant customer agreements minimize GRC risk

  • Help identify, develop and deploy key metrics to drive the contracts organization to higher levels of overall performance

  • Complete hands-on order entry of incoming contract documents into the designated ERP system

  • Assist in the development of contract administration procedures in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, customer requirements, and sound business judgment

  • Prepare Certifications and Representations on behalf of the company

  • Maintain records, spreadsheets, and other tracking documents as required to support: internal and external audits, manage contract-related data, and generate reports as required

  • Additional responsibilities may be required to support the business needs


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of business experience or Associate’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of business experience

  • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of a matrix organization; ability to develop relationships within all levels of the organization

  • Ability to review contractual documents for sufficiency and risk

  • Extensive organizational and time management skills; must be able to multi-task with a high degree of accuracy and detail in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Familiarity with both U.S. Government and commercial contracts

  • Strength in analytical skills; comfortable reviewing and analyzing cost and pricing details

  • US citizenship required

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered

Desired Characteristics:

  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, CAS, and commercial terms

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple shifting priorities and deliver quality results under deadlines

  • Business skills and credibility to advise and influence leadership team

  • Creative and innovative problem solving skills

  • ERP knowledge desirable, prior use of Oracle project accounting

  • Understands and has an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications of contract actions

  • Excellent teambuilding and situational leadership skills

  • Professional certification (e.g., CPCM, CFCM, etc.) desirable

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and negotiate complex cost-price and technical issues with customers

  • Experience with government property administration

The salary range for this position is $86,000 - $143,000. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include health, welfare, retirement and paid leave.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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