Bids and Contracts Coordinator (Entry Level)

Job Requisition ID: 10384

Additional Locations: Round Rock/Austin, TX preferred; Open to Orlando, FL, Itasca, IL, and Boston, MA

Overall Responsibilities:
  • The Bids & Contracts Specialist coordinates state and district bids, in accordance with defined bid process and state/local regulations.   The Bids & Contracts Specialist drafts bids utilizing approved product, pricing, and gratis information.  The Bids & Contracts Specials coordinates the collection of various documents and materials required, and prepares and assembles the bid materials to ensure accurate and timely delivery to the customer.  The Bids & Contracts Specialist must have a basic understanding of the bid process, as well as with HMH policies and procedures.

 

  • The Bids & Contracts Specialist completes assigned activities to contribute to successful submission of bids, as well as other materials for assigned opportunities.  Assigned activities may include:  creating draft of bid and/or submission pack BOMs, requesting Form B & Form M warranties, researching questions regarding contract terms and pricing, maintaining bid and contract documents, coordinating the collection of other documents or materials required for a bid, assist with final execution of contract documents, recording of contract terms in company databases, i.e, SAP, and archival of executed contracts according to company policy.  This is an entry-level position.
     
  • Other projects as assigned.
     
  • Escalate potential problems. 

 

Required: 

  • 2+ years of experience working with state and/or local bids and resulting contracts
  • Ability to organize, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. 

 

Preferred: 

  • Basic understanding of contract law. 
  • Associate or Bachelor degree.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.

 

ABOUT US:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.com  

 

PLEASE NOTE:  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

 

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ABOUT US:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.com  

PLEASE NOTE:  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Company
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Round Rock, Texas 78681, US