Contract Supervisor

Salary: $70,116.80 – $87,609.60



Location: Fort Worth, TX




Position Summary:

Responsible for supervision of the day-to-day activities of the contract functions and personnel, as well as, the Diverse Business Specialist.

Additionally, they will prepare advanced/complex contracts with respective suppliers. Manage and direct employees involved in the contracting and diverse business aspects of TRWD.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position.

  • Manage the daily activities of the contract team
    • Oversee the compliance, document management and change management processes related to this function Maintains contract template database; works with Legal to ensure contract templates reflect current legislative requirements
    • Analyzes and reviews contract process; implement process improvements
  • Oversees the District’s Diverse Business program
    • Establish and maintain relationship with contractors relating to DB business opportunities
  • Ensure all purchases conform to applicable statute, District policies, procedures and best business practices.
  • Maintains ethical standards in compliance with applicable rules and regulations
  • Monitors proposed legislation regarding contract requirements and updates District documents as necessary
  • Review department functions; identify and lead process improvement projects and develop reports for use by the Purchasing department in response to specific needs.
  • Work effectively with internal and external customers to ensure completion of the entire purchasing cycle.
  • Perform personnel evaluations.
  • Demonstrate ability to influence without authority.
  • Initiate and respond to correspondence as needed.
  • Identify training budget needs
  • Performance review alignment
  • Job description review
  • Maintain familiarity with strategic District levels of service
  • Continuous improvement monitoring and innovation efforts
  • Perform other duties as required



Required Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of experience in contracting, purchasing, finance or related field
  • Knowledge of preparing and analyzing contract documents
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Advanced computer proficiency in Microsoft products


Desired Experience:

  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in the Diverse Business community
  • B2Gnow Software Experience


Required Education/Certification/License:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, accounting, materials management or related area
  • Valid Texas driver’s license


Desired Education/Certification/License:

  • Professional Certification (Certified Professional Contracts Manager, Certified Contract Management Assciate, or equivalent)


Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Knowledge of purchasing principles, methods and practices.
  • Problem analysis and resolution at both strategic and functional levels.
  • Skilled in written and oral communications and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply Texas statutes governing the District’s purchasing function.
  • Ability to plan and think ahead
  • Ability to make decisions using logic, common sense, and ethics
  • Ability to initiate and process purchases and paperwork with considerable accuracy
  • Ability to work efficiently with internal staff and vendors
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team-based environment.
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to demonstrate sense of urgency
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to initiate and process purchases and complex paperwork accurately


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision,distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and may have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time.


For HR Use Only (POS #56)

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.88 550.00 -0.12
Benbrook 693.57 694.00 -0.43
Bridgeport 821.20 836.00 -14.80
Cedar Creek 322.00 322.00 0.00
Eagle Mountain 644.79 649.10 -4.31
Lake Worth 590.99 594.00 -3.01
Richland-Chambers 315.49 315.00 0.49
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

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