Contracts & Procurement Coordinator

Location US-MI-Ann Arbor
# Positions
Current Opening


The Contracts & Procurement Coordinator is a part of the Contracts & Procurement Department under the Officer of the Chief Administrative Officer (OCAO) and will report to the Manager of Contracts & Procurement.  This position will be responsible for assisting the &P team by handling administrative tasks, as well as assisting with the development of and maintaining of processes and the compliance areas in which the C&P Department is responsible.  The C&P Coordinator will be able to work independently as well as within a team unit, be a self-starter, proactive and take initiative in order to ensure the C&P Department is organized and operates efficiently.  The C&P Coordinator will also work on tasks across the OCAO (with Legal & Compliance (and) Human Resources).


  • Assist in maintaining and managing C&Ps Contract Management System (CMS)
  • Generate agreements using the CMS
  • Maintain C&P electronic and hard copy files as required
  • Assist in the development and continued maintenance of C&Ps SharePoint/Cloud site
  • Check work and complete checklist to ensure work accuracy
  • Perform complex data entry in various systems with a high level of accuracy
  • Ensure that all compliance programs related to C&P are managed properly
  • Assist in any projects in deadline-driven environment
  • Respond effectively to changing workloads and priorities
  • Arrange travel, complete expense reports for SVP OCAO, C&P Manager, and Director of Legal & Compliance
  • Support the C&P Manager and CAO on other administrative tasks as assigned.
  •  Backup/support to Procurement Specialist and other team members within OCAO
  • Lead and/or Assist in creating, completing, and implementing C&P Processes
  • Routinely assessing department workload to determine distribution or redistribution of assigned tasks in order to maintain a balanced workload across the department
  • Exercise initiative and judgment, and make decisions within assigned scope of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Strong MS Office Suite experience
  • Ability to learn new skills, programs, terminology easily
  • Strong written, oral and Interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail 
  • Ability to support several simultaneous and ongoing tasks.  
  • Ability to take directions from more than one person;
  • Ability to work under pressure and successfully meet deadlines
  • Self-starter, ability to work individually or as a team
  • Ability to work cross functionally


Altarum is a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization serving government and private sector clients, since 1946. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI our focus is solely on improving health and health care. Combining the analytical rigor of a research institution with the business agility of a consulting firm, the Institute is uniquely positioned to deliver practical, systems-based solutions to its clients and funders. Altarum’s nonprofit status ensures that the public interest is always preeminent in our work. Our dedication to social responsibility is evident in all that we do, serving the public good with integrity and enabling others to do the same. Altarum's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. 

In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k (5% employer contribution), a flexible work environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us. 


Altarum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.


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