|Technical Contracts Specialist|
Company: Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership
Location: Portland, OR
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/17/2021
Expire Date: 08/17/2021
Job Categories: Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Technical Contracts Specialist|
OUR TECHNICAL CONTRACTS SPECIALIST APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO AUG. 6 DUE TO A REVISED JOB DESCRIPTION, SO CHECK IT OUT!!
The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership seeks a Technical Contracts Specialist to assist with the administration of technical contracts, competitive procurement, and financial tracking for Science Team projects. The Science Team is composed of nine staff who manage multiple complex and large (>$1 million) contracts with funding agencies and subcontractors for habitat restoration, monitoring, and other technical projects. This position will support contract development; track contract expenses and reporting requirements and deadlines; facilitate competitive procurement processes; support grant development; and project revenue and expenditures. This position is based in the Estuary Partnership Portland office and is primarily office-based, with a flexible work schedule and work from home opportunities, and occasional meetings or events outside of the office.
The Estuary Partnership places a priority on applications from candidates who come from or have experience with diverse populations and underserved communities, including communities of color and low-income communities.
Applications must be received by Tuesday, July 20 to be considered. See the Technical Contracts Specialist Position Description at the link below for more details.
Find the instructions to apply here.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE
▪ Four years tracking and reporting on complex, multiple revenue sources, budgets, timelines, and details, and concurrently
administering multiple funding sources of different sizes and scopes and annual budgets in excess of $2,000,000. A degree
or course work in a related field or business administration can be included as experience.
▪ Four years’ experience developing scopes of work, negotiating contracts, administering contracts, and procuring technical
services through a competitive bid process with experienced on environmental science-based contracts such as habitat
▪ Familiarity with natural sciences such as environmental conservation, biology, hydrology, water quality, or ecology is
▪ Understanding of and working familiarity with Microsoft Excel and other budget tracking software.
▪ Working collaboratively.
▪ Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Company Name: Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership
The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is a non-profit, a National Estuary Program, and a collection of dedicated scientists, educators, and community members who are passionate about the Columbia River. We focus on the lower 146 miles of the Columbia River, from Bonneville Dam to the Pacific Ocean, including the tidally influenced portions of tributaries in that area. The watershed includes 28 cities, nine counties, and 45 school districts within the states of Oregon and Washington.