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Contract Management
General & Administrative (Finance)
180WZ Requisition #
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Minimum Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel;
  • Demonstrated solid understanding of governmental regulations to ensure compliance with relevant procurements;
  • Experience in supporting USAID or DFID proposals and/or funded projects is highly preferred;
  • Working knowledge of sourcing and management of subcontracts preferred;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships;
  • Extensive knowledge of procurement/contracts principles and terminology as well as basics of contracts administration and finance or accounting;
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting, with experience in budget negotiation;
  • Ability to perform duties that require close attention to detail, to prioritize workload and follow tasks through to completion;
  • Ability to understand prime contract contents to ensure lower tier procurements are in compliance;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to travel several times throughout the year to domestic and international locations;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, project staff, suppliers and clients;
  • Proficient interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to interpret, draft and negotiate complex procurement agreements;
  • Ability to identify risks and ensure RTI interests are appropriately protected.
  • Proficiency in Spanish or French speaking/writing skills is a plus.  


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
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