Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

  • 53288 Contract Specialist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/30/2018 11:26 AM)
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    Seeking a Contract Specialist to work downtown Indianapolis



    Knowledge Services has benefit offerings to include the following!


    • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Voluntary Life and AD&D coverage
    • Pet Insurance
    • Ticket and Event discounts!




    Will be responsible for managing daily activities concerned with contracts for purchase of materials, products or services.  The position reports to a Contract Manager within the Contract Management Division.



    • Plans, organizes and prioritizes daily work activities. and sets goals and objectives 
    • Provides professional, timely and effective customer service to contract related internal and external customers.  This will include but not limited to Claims, Finance/Accounting, Program Area, Contractors and all others included in the contracting process;
    • Prepares and reviews contract documents, and agreements for acceptability of items to specifications
    • Consults and assists assigned program area in, methods of payment, standard language and all other contract related language
    • Consults and educates the program areas on current state contracting processes and the use of the necessary required forms needed to produce an accurate on time contractual document
    • Contributes to review of RFP/Quote/Proposal documents when required
    • Prepares document for signature approval, which includes writing contract
    • Assures all contracts meet established quality levels and conform to requirements set 
    • Develops, coordinates, and communicates changes in progress of contract document
    • Attends and participates in bi-monthly Contract Operations and Strategic Initiative meetings along with other Contract meetings/trainings, organizationally, divisionally and statewide



    • Extensive knowledge of procurement and contracting procedures, policies and regulations
    • Extensive knowledge of source materials and references, including Federal and State laws 
    • Thorough knowledge of system/software needed to develop, maintain and track  Contracts.  This includes CMS, Peoplesoft and any other utilized system/Software
    • Broad knowledge of divisional objectives, programs, operations and procedures
    • Maintain broad knowledge of upcoming initiatives and amendments well in advance of execution
    • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles
    • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and correlate very technical material and make recommendations on contract specifications
    • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far reaching implication regarding contract or vendor

    Hours are 8:00 - 4:30


    $20.00 per hour






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