Contract Administrator

Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
24 days ago
Full time role


The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

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Job Description

Job Posting – Contract Administrator

If interested in this position, please submit a current resume and cover letter to


About CTE

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that develops, promotes, and implements advanced transportation technologies, vehicles, and fuels that reduce environmental pollution and fossil fuel dependency. CTE is a passionate, progressive workplace open to employee-driven ideas and opportunities. CTE is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices in Berkeley, Los Angeles, and St. Paul.


This job opportunity is located in Atlanta.


CTE’s mission is to improve the health of our climate and communities by bringing people together to develop and commercialize clean, efficient, and sustainable transportation technologies. Since 1993, CTE has managed a portfolio of over $800 million in team research, development, and demonstration projects. We’ve helped over 200 US companies move their technologies into the global energy and transportation mainstream. Currently, CTE is heavily involved in the deployment of electric vehicles across the U.S. CTE works closely with vehicle manufacturers, component providers, and fleet operators, including transit agencies and logistics organizations across the country. To learn more about CTE, please visit


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CTE is committed to championing inclusivity, diversity, and equity through our pursuit of a zero-emission future. We are motivated by our mission to improve the health of our climate for all people. Our staff seek to create a community where your identity is not only embraced but celebrated. Whatever your race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, religion, or socioeconomic status may be, we welcome and encourage all individuals to join us in transforming transportation.


Position Summary  

CTE is seeking to hire a Contract Administrator responsible for the management of a variety of customer agreements, vendor agreements, and other complex contracts and agreements. The ideal candidate is someone with 3-4 years of experience working with contracts in a customer-facing environment. Experience working as a paralegal and with government contracts is highly preferred. This role will support CTE’s operations and legal teams with a focus on contract management and administration, while also assisting with special projects and process improvement. This role will also directly, and indirectly, support CTE’s Executive Director, proposals team, and project management office (PMO) to ensure our project pipeline is well organized and that project terms, conditions, and data are tracked from the beginning stages of negotiations throughout the life of a project.


Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall administration of agreements; manage the contract pipeline process from draft through internal and external review and redlining, proofreading, and final execution
  • Assist legal by staying up to date on existing laws and regulations to help ensure compliance and preparing documents for regulatory filings
  • Assist legal with the drafting of contracts and legal research; assist with other legal projects as needed
  • Assist with the maintenance of contract templates and internal usage procedures
  • Provide support to PMO, and project teams, by ensuring streamlined communication across verticals is executed, resources are documented, and client expectations are clear
  • Assist project managers with the development and contract integration of project scope and budget
  • Assist with contract amendments and monitor and maintain compliance throughout the duration of projects
  • Maintain deadlines on deliverables and communicate on an ongoing basis with business partners and internal clients about contractual and pipeline related issues
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure contractual terms and conditions are acceptable and serve to minimize risk for internal objectives
  • Provide vital admin support for Executive Director, Proposals team, PMO, Finance team and other Leadership partners; lead/support process improvements and develop standards
  • Coordinates the renewal of annual insurance policies and arranges insurance certificates as per the requirements of each contract


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; Paralegal certificate strongly preferred
  • 3-4 years of experience managing contracts or working in the legal field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • CRM tools experience (preferably Salesforce)
  • Experience in non-profit, government, and/or consulting organization financial management, accounting, and contracting is a plus


Salary Range

  • $60,000 - $90,000 (based on education and experience)


Benefits Summary

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, and Life Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k Match
  • Annual Raises
  • PTO (Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Volunteer Time)
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Hybrid Work Arrangement / Flexible Work Schedule
  • Education Assistance
  • Phone and Parking Subsidies
  • Computer Equipment/Software
  • Valued at approximately $15,000-$20,000/year


How to Apply

Please submit a current resume and cover letter to


CTE is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, gender expression, marital status, HIV status, disability, or any other status protected by laws or regulations.  All employment decisions are based on business need, qualifications, and merit.

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

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