MD Works is Hiring for a Contract Coordinator - Apply by May 3rd, 2024

Contract Coordinator Flyer

JOB TITLE: Contract Coordinator

SUPERVISOR: Employment Works Program Manager

FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt


Application Deadline: May 3, at Noon

Additional Information:

Interviews will be scheduled to take place from May 6 through May 10, 2024.


Maryland Works is a statewide nonprofit membership organization that expands employment

and business ownership for individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment.

Under the supervision of the Employment Works Program Manager, the Contract

Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to thoroughly analyze contract scopes of work

and provide accurate and comprehensive requirements, gather relevant data, fair market contract pricing for State Contracts

serviced by eligible Employment Works Program Vendor Business Partners. As the

Coordinating Entity, the Contract Coordinator plays a crucial role in monitoring the overall

success of contracts between the State of Maryland and eligible vendors through the (EWP).

The Contract Coordinator builds and maintains productive partnerships with Community

Service Providers, Individual with Disability Owned Businesses, State Purchasers, and agency

leads to achieve highest level of quality, accuracy, and collaboration.


• Effectively manage and facilitate the contract approval process for new contracts

entering the Employment Works Program (EWP), existing contract renewals, as well as

all necessary extensions and modifications for an average of 30-40 contracts within the


• Timely request and review of all relevant Scopes of Work and other documentation to

understand contract requirements for accurate facilitation and cost estimation.

• Utilize cost and pricing methodologies and tools to prepare detailed estimates for labor,

materials, equipment, overhead, insurance, subcontracting and other contract-related


• Research and gather data on current market prices, material/supply costs,

subcontractor rates, historical data, and industry trends to ensure accuracy in fair

market pricing.

• Collaborate with all stakeholders such as procurement, and vendor partners/finance

teams to facilitate an efficient contract negotiation and approval process.

• Manage all timelines to appropriately prepare for Pricing and Selection document

submission, considering additional provisions needed for Board of Public Works


• Regularly facilitate meetings involving The State and Vendor Business Partners along

with other potential stakeholders.

• Verbally present details of contracts to a Pricing and Selection Committee for approval

in a live meeting setting.

• Conduct regular Quality Assurance (QA) site visits per the internal QA process to verify

compliance with established quality standards.

• Document and communicate QA findings and collaborate with End Users and Vendor

Business Partners to address and resolve identified issues.

• All other duties as assigned.


• Ability to relate well to staff, board members, and customers of different races,

ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds, and religions.

• A positive attitude and deep commitment to workforce and community


• The ability to work in a fast paced, medium to high stress environment.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to synthesize

complicated information into clear and concise instructions.

• An understanding of state government and procurement policy and procedures.

• A familiarity with data and resources related to economic analysis and research.

• The ability to mediate disputes and resolve issues between multiple parties.

• Some experience either writing or reviewing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and

Invitations to Bid (IFBs).

• Strong creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills.


Must have reliable transportation; position requires a minimum of 25% travel.


-Graduation from an accredited college or university with bachelor’s degree in Business,

Finance, Economics, or a related field; OR two (2) years’ experience in Procurement/Business


-Excellent written and oral communication skills; Computer Skills (Excel, Word, Adobe).

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their application, including a resume and cover letter, to Cathey McGee

at by May 3, at Noon.


Application Deadline: May 3, at Noon


Additional Information:

  • Interviews will be scheduled to take place from May 6 through May 10, 2024.

We encourage all eligible and interested individuals to apply and take advantage of this exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of Maryland Works.

Thank you for your continued dedication and commitment to our shared goals. We look forward to welcoming new talent to our team!