Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:39 AM
Tennant is a recognized leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions for industrial and commercial markets, with more than 820 million in annual revenues. With a vision to become a global leader in water:based sustainable cleaning and other technologies, Tennant creates innovative solutions, such as our ec:H2O products, that are changing the way the world cleans.
Tennant employees work to create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Tennant is a company that cares about what its doing, and the sustainability of its products, and works every day to develop new solutions that clean exceptionally well, but dont damage the environment. Employees of Tennant Company work with a spirit of Stewardship. Very simply, Stewardship is a filter for our actions and decision:making, as we strive to leave things in better condition than when we found them.
PURPOSE/SCOPE: Responsibilities include review, negotiation, preparation and monitoring of contracts and bids for Federal, and State and Local Government (SLG). Ensure compliance with Government procurement regulations and Tennant Company corporate policies and procedures. Advise management on any known non:conformance. Oversee General Services Administration (GSA) contract renewals. Act as primary interface in GSA audits. Serve as official company contracts representative with Government customers, Federal and SLG. Partner with Legal to provide advice on government customer contract legal requirements and government regulations. Manage government customer contracts ensuring timely product additions, deletions, and price list updates to current contracts. Develop solutions to a variety of complex government contract and business problems.
:Collaborate with managers in legal, finance, customer service, pricing, IT, marketing and sales for contractual review and changes, and to gather information required for government customer contracts, bids and reporting
:Participate in government customer pre:award contract assessments and strategy sessions
:Interpret government customer pre contract terms and conditions
:Manage GSA Schedule and SLG contracts for compliance
:Interact with Government Contract Officers and other GSA contract representatives
:Monitor company performance against GSA contractual rights and obligations
:Schedule and assist with on:site GSA contract compliance audits
:Manage GSA Advantage website content regarding: GSA contracts to ensure accuracy and timely updates of information
:Prepare and submit government contract modification requests
:Conduct formal contract audits to ensure client and Company compliance to all contractual requirements
:Thoroughly review all bids (RFQs, RFPs, ITBs, IFBs) to identify all requirements necessary to submit a compliant bid package to the customer.
:Cradle to grave government contract management and perform all tasks that this requires.
:Complete high:level, complex, special projects and activities
:Special projects as assigned
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION:
:High School Diploma with 5+ years of experience, Bachelor's degree highly desired
:Prior knowledge and experience with government contracting, contract administration and familiarity with GSA schedules is highly desired
:Microsoft Office skills required, SAP experience a plus
REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL and BEHAVIORAL SKILLS: In addition to the General Responsibilities, the following are requisite interpersonal and behavior skills of the position as well as:
:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contract documents, requests for proposals, contract forms, and other documents related to contract and bid administration.
:Ability to function with minimal supervision and deliver superior customer service, both internally and externally.
:Demonstrates proven organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail.
:Ability to be both detail oriented and think s
• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul
• Post ID: 26667197 minneapolis