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The average pay for a Contract Specialist with Contract Negotiation skills is $67,584 per year.

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Salary $47,842 - $93,551
Bonus $890
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$50,111 - $93,206
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Contract Specialist

Contract specialists create, examine, and monitor contractual agreements between their organizations and suppliers of materials or labor. They are generally expected to serve as tough negotiators who work to reach the best potential deal for the company, and they also monitor and administer these contracts. Soliciting bids to acquire a variety of required goods and services is a major part of this job, and they may also oversee contractors' performances to ensure that the provisions of the contract are met. Another central component of the job involves building connections with reliable vendors and maintaining a comprehensive list of potential contractors needed for any given situation.

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Contract Specialist Tasks

  • Prepare, review and evaluate contracts for compliance of legality and for profitability if applicable.
  • Edit or amend contracts and handles terms of contract breach.
  • Negotiate contract terms with clientele.

Contract Specialist Job Listings

Department of Veteran's Affairs Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Washington?

Contract Specialist in Washington:
"Working in DC."
Pros: There is much diversity, & much to do for fun.
Cons: The cost of living is very high.

Contract Specialist in West Allis:
"Working between 60-70hrs a week. Feel taken advantage of."
Ask questions about your day to day work load, and specific job duties. My job duties were not clear in my interview, therefore I am not compensated for my actual job duties or the amount of time spent in the office and after hours working.

Contract Specialist in Washington:
"A Little of Everything."
Pros: I like that I am a subject matter expert.
Cons: I don't like that I work for everyone.

Contract Specialist in Kailua-Kona:
"Policy adherence, inconsistent weekly hours."
Pros: Relationship with my manager.
Cons: Longer hours due to time I t takes for Sales agent to close a deal. The culture is not consistent with corporate policy and n procedures. Start up site with goals expectations not being met. Stressful.

Contract Specialist in Atlanta:
Pros: Flexible work arrangements (only when the work gets done).
Cons: There have been ten City Managers within the five years that I have been employed. The City Council seems to decrease the morale - at times. At other times, the politics of Council keep the employees and the City, safe and vibrant.

Contract Specialist in Mesa:
"Political and opaque."
In the VA the culture is very different from the VA.

Contract Specialist in Alexandria:
"Read, Learn, Ask Questions, Argue, Do."
Read the FAR and any supplement to it that your agency uses, learn to interpret and apply its content to your requirements, ask an expert, respectfully argue with the expert in order to find the truth, do it over and over until you are an expert at it and people will come to you for advice.

Key Stats for Contract Specialist

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 27%