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Inbound Peña Blvd. lanes (heading to DEN) between Tower Rd. & the RTD bridge will be restored to their pre-existing, permanent alignment. A right inbound lane closure will be in effect from approximately 8 p.m. on May 28 to 4 a.m. on May 29. Additionally, crews will replace a damaged overhead electronic message board sign on May 28 and 29 on outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN). Work is expected to start around 10 p.m. on May 28 and finish around 4 a.m. on May 29, and again around 10 p.m. on May 29 to 4 a.m. on May 30. At approximately 1 a.m., between Tower Road and E 56th Avenue, a slow rolling closure of Peña Boulevard traffic will be implemented for less than 10 minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced. Crews will be transporting and setting bridge girders on E-470 over outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN) between 11 p.m. on May 30 until 6 a.m. on May 31. Between Jackson Gap Street and E-470, approximately once every hour, slow, rolling closures of Peña will be implemented for approximately seven minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced during this time.

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Procurement Contract Administrator – Denver International Airport

Procurement Contract Administrator – Denver International Airport

Job Category:


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Application Email:

Open Date:

Apr 4, 2024


About Our Job

With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 11,000 team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver. Click here to find out about all the amazing benefits and reasons to work for CCD!  

What We Offer 

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $65,523-86,818. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but is not limited to:

  • Four (4) Medical Plans, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Pension Plan for Life (Employee contributes 8.45%, Employer matches at 17.95%) and 457 (b) Retirement Plan

  • PTO (over 3 weeks in your first year) and 12 paid holidays

  • Yearly Merit Increase

  • STD, LTD, HSA, FSA, Life Insurance

  • CARE Bank, Family Leave Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program, Employee Volunteer Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000/year), We Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Learning and Development Opportunities; Courses and Career Development Resources

  • EcoPass (unlimited free RTD bus/train rides)


  • The City and County of Denver supports a hybrid workplace model. Employees work where needed, at a job site several days a week and off-site as needed.

  • Employees must work within the state of Colorado on their off-site days. 

  •  In this position you can expect to work on site at our Airport Office Building located at Denver International Airport

What You'll Do:

Denver International Airport (DEN) Department of Business Management Services (BMS), Contract Procurement team is currently seeking a Procurement Contract Administrator to lead various procurement opportunities at DEN for both revenue and expenditure-based projects.  This is a rare opportunity to have a direct impact on key projects at DEN and the international aviation community. Procurement projects include Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, Invitations to Bid, and Contract Amendments just to name a few. This position will work closely with DEN stakeholders and Leadership to draft, evaluate and award procurement opportunities. 

Additionally, as a Procurement Contract Administrator you can expect to:

  • Collaborate with DEN stakeholders to improve transparency, accountability, and standardization with procurement policies and procedures

  • Provide recommendations that may result in increasing competition, quality, and expanding contractor diversity opportunities at DEN

  • Present to DEN Leadership and stakeholders on current projects throughout the lifecycle of the procurement

  • Review and analyze procurement specifications and independently prepare solicitation documents

  • Facilitate DEN stakeholder reviews of solicitation and proposal documents to acquire constructive feedback in a timely and efficient manner

  • Evaluate proposal documents submitted to DEN and verify vendor responsiveness

  • Facilitate proposal evaluation process, including, but not limited to, assembling evaluation panels and coordinating and conducting various presentations and vendor interviews

  • Possess financial analysis skills to ensure compliance of fiscal accountability throughout the development and contracting process

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with all of DEN stakeholders involved in processing procurements. Provide effective, customer-oriented services associated with each phase in the procurement process

  • Recommend and apply continuous improvement methodologies, including research, analysis, reporting and customer feedback to ensure improvements are effectively applied to contracting procedures

  • Maintain and record contract status entries into all applicable DEN systems throughout the lifecycle of the procurement

  • Maintain organized project folders and complete records in accordance with DEN standardized practices and applicable laws

  • Effective collaboration and communication to all DEN stakeholders regarding procurement timeline

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by management

About You

What You'll Offer:

We are looking for candidates for some or all the following skills and experience:

  • Governmental Procurement experience

  • Solid presentation skills, forward facing candidate comfortable with presenting to DEN Leadership and project stakeholders

  • At least three years of experience facilitating numerous publicly advertised bids/procurement processes for goods and services

  • Familiarity with third party/electronic bid advertisement/facilitation system(s) for advertising competitive solicitations, respond to vendor questions, post addendums and award

  • Familiarity with vendor/contract management

  • Superior customer service skills

We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, Management, or a related field.

  • Experience: Three (3) years of professional experience performing contract negotiation, contract administration, or conducting research and analysis in an area such as budget, compliance issues, or accounting.

  • Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.  Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

FBI Background Check:

FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.

Snow/Emergency Duties:

Denver International Airport is a 24/7/365 team operation. If weather conditions warrant or an emergency crisis occurs, all DEN employees can be required to work extended hours and/or shifts.

Applications for this position are accepted on a rolling basis. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

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Job Profile

CA0751 Contract Administrator

To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.

Position Type


Position Salary Range

$65,523.00 – $108,113.00

Starting Pay

$65,523-$86,818; Based on Education and Experience


Denver International Airport

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.

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$$65,523.00 - $108,113.00

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8500 Peña Blvd

Denver, Colorado 80249

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