To ensure the principles of good management, which dictate that all contracts, are administered in a way that ensures sound business and fiscal practice. Responsible to manage risk and to control the quality of goods and services purchased and provided on behalf of Baylor College of Medicine. Assists in the development of Requests for Proposal and Bids, conducting contract negotiations, in addition to awards, administration, and preparation of price/cost analysis. Conducts vendor negotiations regarding contract exceptions and identifying potential liability or unfavorable terms, which might otherwise negatively affect Baylor. Responsible for ensuring that standard methodologies and applicable federal, state, and local mandates are represented in contract management, analysis and reporting are consistently followed as established in Procurement Business Processes.