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Contract Specialist, NM

Posted 3 weeks ago

Employer: State of New Mexico, Enrgy, Minrls & Ntrl Rsrcs Dpt

Location:  Santa Fe, New Mexico

Application deadline: none listed – open until filled

Full position description and application instructions (search job ID# 113347)


This position is responsible for independently managing the Forestry Division’s complex contract implementation for multi-year and multiple funding sources for federal and state programs which total over 10 million dollars.


  • Administer division-wide contract process for approximately 140 contracts each year, to include Professional Service Contracts, Joint Powers Agreements, Memorandum of Agreements and Governmental Service Agreements,
  • Develop contractual documents with multiple governmental and local non-profit community entities,
  • Ensure the proposed contracts contain appropriate objectives and contract deliverables that are aligned with the Division Strategic Plan, agency mission and federal and state eligibility guidelines,
  • Consult in the development of scope of work, deliverables, compensation, and match requirements based on information provided in written proposals,
  • Discuss with project staff the technical aspects of proposed contracts to meet department standards as well as those of external reviewing agencies,
  • Promote communication between Santa Fe Office, field staff and contractors to ensure contract compliance requirements and project success,
  • Coordinate the development of Request for Proposals (RFP’s), and
  • Assist staff with participation on project selection panels.

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