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Contract Administrator in Irving, TX at NEC America

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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    Irving, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

Job Title:

Contract Administrator

Organization Name:

Corporate Legal Division

Summary -

The Contract Administrator is responsible for the administration of contracts, including the preparation of proposals, statements of work, addendums and contractual provisions. Thie role requires someone with the ability to develop solutions to complex business/contractual problems that require a high degree of analysis and understanding of internal and external policies and regulations. Must be detail-oriented, well organized, and a skilled multi-tasker. Strong customer service skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management are important.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

  • Responsible for preparing bids and negotiating specifications and contractual provisions.
  • Provide guidance to team members to ensure RFP/RFQ contractual requirements can be achieved and assist in developing alternate strategies in order to maintain a compliant response/proposal.
  • Communicate contract related proposal/program risk areas, and make recommendations to the project staff and management.
  • Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and provide interpretation of terms and conditions.
  • Working within established processes, lead the finalization of contracts and/or agreements and changes thereto, including, Contracts, Proprietary Information and Teaming Agreements.
  • Monitor expirations, renewals and closeout of Contracts, Proprietary Information, and any other pertinent legal documentation.
  • Administer correspondence, reports, proposal submittals and other contracts’ communications with customers to ensure timely and coordinated responses and compliance with contract terms and conditions. 
  • Maintain liaison with internal and external customers for purposes of facilitating contract negotiation and execution of conflict resolution.

Prerequisites –

3+ years’ experience in drafting, analyzing, amending and negotiating contract required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in software and services transactions preferred but not required.

Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university required.

Paralegal Certification preferred but not required.

Certification in government contracts preferred but not required.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills –

Solid analytical, organizational and negotiation skills

Team player with history of success in communicating with all levels of management and customers.

Demonstrated capabilities in written and oral communication

Working knowledge and understanding of the state and federal procurement regulations preferred but not required.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:

General office environment; high energy office








Supervisory Responsibility, if any: 



Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

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