The Senior Technician, Contracts will provide administrative and operational support for all aspects of the contract and procurement cycles at APHL. This support will include ensuring that APHL has appropriate documentation for all contracts, follows applicable document retention policies, correctly sets up each contract in the accounting database and documents procurement decisions in accordance with association policies and that the contractor has complied with contract terms. As needed, the Senior Technician, Contracts will also provide support to other aspects of the APHL Legal Department’s work, including preparation for the association’s annual audit.
This position is a non-legal position in the Legal Department and reports to the General Counsel.
This position requires an individual with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, an ability to consistently meet deadlines while working across a number of projects or matters, capacity to work independently and with others, and strong customer service skills.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• A BA/BS with at least one year of prior work experience, an Associate’s degree with three years’ experience or another combination of prior work experience and education that provides the required skills and knowledge for successful performance.
• MS Office applications with proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook.
• Prior experience with SharePoint strongly preferred.
• Knowledge of Intacct desirable.
• Detail oriented.
• Highly organized.
• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
• Excellent written and verbal skills.
• Ability to multi-task in a flexible manner to address changing needs.
• Ability to work with remotely-based individuals.
• Ability to adjust working style to accommodate cultural differences or norms.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee could be exposed to outdoor weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment may vary from light to moderate depending on the location.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a colleague to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the colleague is required to sit for long periods at a time; type using a computer keyboard; visually read information off of a computer monitor; talk, hear, and orally communicate information over the telephone. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Performance evaluation will be based on the abilities in meeting the criteria outlined herein.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are illustrative ones anticipated for this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required. Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of its programs. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.
Association of Public Health Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.