Contract Administrator

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Jazmere Berding | (831) 301-2098 | Manchester, NH


I am a Contract Administrator with over 4 years of experience in the field. I have a strong understanding of contract law and administration, and I am able to negotiate favorable terms for my clients. I have excellent communication skills and can effectively manage conflict resolution. I am also well-versed in risk management and compliance issues associated with contracting. In addition, I have a proven track record of successfully managing projects from start to finish within budget constraints.


Contract Administrator at Northeast Contract Administration, NHApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and executed $100 million in construction contracts.
  • Reviewed and revised 50 contract documents per week.
  • Approved or denied 10 vendor invoices per day.
  • Monitored contractor performance on monthly basis.
  • Resolved 100+ contractual disputes between company and vendors/suppliers/contractors.

Contract Administrator II at Doyle Contract Administration, NHAug 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and administered contracts valued at $100 million annually for the procurement of goods and services.
  • Led a team of 10 contract administrators in the development, negotiation, and execution of high-value contracts.
  • Acted as primary point of contact with vendors to resolve contractual issues and disputes.
  • Monitored compliance with contract terms and conditions; took corrective action when necessary to ensure adherence.
  • Reviewed solicitations issued by other departments to identify contracting opportunities.
  • Generated cost savings totaling $5 million over three years through creative renegotiations with existing vendors.".


Bachelor of Science in Contract Administration at Dartmouth College, NHAug 2013 - May 2018

I have learned how to manage and administer contracts, how to negotiate with vendors and suppliers, and how to interpret and comply with regulations.


  • Contract law
  • Contract negotiation
  • Risk management
  • Project management
  • Financial analysis
  • Legal research
  • Writing

Rugiatu Coccagna | (675) 891-6183 | Memphis, TN


Over four years of experience as a Contract Administrator. Reviewed, analyzed and interpreted moderately complex legal documents such as contracts, leases, purchase orders and agreements. Demonstrated ability to independently manage projects from inception to completion while maintaining excellent client communication skills.


Contract Administrator at Bechtel, TNMar 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and executed a $5 million contract with an international client, saving the company 10% on the total value of the deal.
  • Led a team of 3 junior administrators in processing 500+ invoices per month, ensuring timely payments to vendors.
  • Reviewed and revised 100+ contracts for compliance with company policy and government regulations.
  • Resolved 50+ disputes between clients and contractors, saving the company an estimated $250,000 in legal fees.
  • Successfully negotiated 5 major amendments to existing contracts, resulting in increased revenue for the company by 15%.

Contract Administrator II at Jacobs, TNSep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated and executed 10 complex contracts with a total value of $20M.
  • Successfully navigated 3 contract disputes, saving the company an estimated $600K in legal fees.
  • Led process improvement initiative that reduced cycle time for approvals by 30%.
  • Introduced e-signature feature to streamline signature process and reduce turnaround time by 2 days.
  • Wrote 4 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) related to contracting processes.


Bachelor of Science in Contract Administration at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TNAug 2014 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are reading and understanding construction documents, being able to identify and negotiate changes in the scope of work, and communication skills.


  • Contract law
  • Negotiation
  • Risk management
  • Project management
  • Financial analysis
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Communication