Contracts Officer at Development Alternatives, Inc (DAI)

Development Alternatives, Inc (DAI) is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Contracts OfficerLocation: LagosResponsibilitiesThe Contracts Officer role is to ensure consistent management of all proposals and contracts. This generally includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific contract negotiations and document management.Develop standards for consultancy contracts, including presentation of budget, payment terms and provide support for billing and Invoicing.Engage in database management which consists of updating of Consultants bio-data information; storing ofConsultants CVs; keeping custody of consultants’ contract letters, ToRs and other assignment documents.Review contractual performance of both parties to ensure compliance with terms and instil principles of integrity and compliance.Identify contracting issues and client requirements, facilitate pricing discussions, and obtain senior management input on timelines and deliverables.Monitor and complete contract close-out, extension or renewal and engage in report updating as appropriate.Assure accuracy and appropriateness of contract text and attachments and provide status reports on all consultants’ activities.Support the department in procurement and administrative tasks to ensure efficiency, cost savings and best quality of service. 

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