PSE seeks an experienced and dynamic Contracts Manager to work independently and in coordination with our Operations and Development teams to manage, negotiate and close contracts. This role will be responsible for the overall success of contract execution, management throughout the lifecycle of the agreement, adherence to timeline and reporting requirements, and compliance as well as the careful management of contract databases.
The Contracts Manager will be directly involved with the administration of various types of contracts including grant agreements with private foundations and state or federal entities; consulting contracts, subaward and subcontract agreements, MOUs, LOEs, vendor agreements, and amendments to agreements. This role will require excellent communication skills (written and verbal), exceptional attention to detail, and the flexibility to adapt to evolving priorities in collaboration with multiple internal and external individuals and stakeholders.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Contracts Lifecycle: Support or participate in contract negotiations with funders, partners, suppliers, and collaborators. Review contract terms and conditions to identify and find solutions to potential risks or compliance issues. Examine supporting materials and agreement documentation related to contracts and provide guidance. Act as a liaison between the organization and subcontractors to implement the contracts.
Compliance: Monitor and ensure grant and contract compliance, including working with program teams and finance and development departments to: monitor project deliverables and spending; develop and submit timely narrative reports and invoicing; process contracts; and meet any additional funder requirements. Maintain database tracking system (Salesforce), files and supplemental documents used to ensure compliance with reporting and regulations.
Framework and Processes: Develop, prepare and administer contracts that meet specifications with policies and regulations. Identify opportunities to improve existing contract execution processes to streamline efficiency and develop a plan for implementation.
In addition to an ability to meet the above responsibilities, the position will require the applicant to possess most of the following skills, with some capabilities in the rest and an enthusiasm for learning:
PSE is headquartered in Oakland, CA, but this is currently a remote or hybrid position.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The anticipated salary range is $72,500-$90,500+, though the successful candidate could be hired above or below this range depending on qualifications and geographic location. Benefits are competitive and include health benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending and/or child/dependent care spending account, 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, 15 days of vacation to start, paid leave and 11+ paid holidays.
Please submit a resume or CV and provide a cover letter -OR- responses to the four questionnaire prompts in the online application by April 9th, 2023. Applications received by March 26th, 2023 will be given priority review.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
PSE Healthy Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
PSE Healthy Energy participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration, and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please note that we do not use this information to pre-screen job applicants.