Witt O'Brien's
  • 27-Jul-2017 to 31-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • Corporate
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Commensurate with Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, 401K


Contracts and Compliance Administrator/Paralegal

Location:                        Houston, TX

Position Type:                Fulltime Regular

FLSA Classification:       Exempt


Company Profile:

Witt O'Brien's builds resilience. We offer a full range of crisis and emergency management solutions to prepare your organization before disaster strikes, and to help our clients respond and recover more quickly if it does. We help Control the Outcome.

Position Summary:

The Contracts & Compliance Administrator/Paralegal will be responsible for supporting the Contracts and Compliance Department with various functions, including municipal government registrations, Certificates of Insurance, corporate governance, contract preparation, RFP and contract review, and related administrative support.   

This position description incorporates that core responsibilities of the job.  It recognizes that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs. 

Core Duties:

  • Assists with management of full cycle contract administration.
  • Assists with the review and evaluation of terms and conditions of RFP/RFQ's.
  • Assist with the drafting, reviewing, evaluation and negotiating of vendor contracts and contracts with federal, state and local customers to ensure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), other applicable laws and corporate policies and guidelines.
  • Assist with drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of agreements such as NDAs, Teaming Agreements, Consulting Agreements, License Agreements, Lease Agreements and other contract documents as required.
  • Liaise with various internal departments to coordinate review and approval of RFP/RFQ and various types of contracts.
  • Prepare letters, electronic correspondence and other documentation required for successful contract administration.
  • Assist in the maintenance, tracking, and documenting of company's compliance policies and/or practices.
  • Maintains docket and trackers for Contracts and Compliance Department.
  • Oversee and execute all matters related to certificates of insurance.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining internal policies.
  • Liaise with parent company legal department on contract, compliance and legal issues.
  • Understand and explain compliance issues, to ensure company is compliant with applicable federal and state laws, as well as company's policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate delivery of contract and client needs related to packaging and shipping.

Education & Experience:

  • Associates degree or paralegal certificate
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of contract/compliance administration experience
  • Or a combination of education and work experience in a related field

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with standard concepts, practices and procedures relating to federal, state and local government and private sector contracting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a changing work environment.
  • Strong organizational skills


Commensurate with experience

Apply Online at: wittobriens.applicantpro.com/jobs 

Commitment to Diversity:

Witt O'Brien's is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals with a passion for public safety, emergency management, homeland security, disaster response, and continuity of operations.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. www.wittobriens.com



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