Contract Management Professional: Government Contracting

at Humana in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description


The Contract Services team is part of Humana’s Enterprise Category Management (corporate procurement) department. We draft, review, negotiate, and advise on contracts for purchases of goods and services for the whole enterprise. We serve as subject matter experts for contractual terms, maintain and develop Humana’s contracting standards and processes, and serve as a liaison between the Humana business units who have procurement needs and the corporate functions whose job is to reduce risk.


The Contract Management Professional 2 – Government Contracting is a mid-level professional who will be responsible for:

Role Responsibilities:

The Contract Manager – Government Contracting is a mid-level professional who will be responsible for:

+ Working under the supervision of leaders and senior Contract Managers to draft, review, negotiate, and process procurement contracts, including:

+ Schedules for goods and services

+ Statements of Work

+ Non-Disclosure Agreements

+ Master Business or Service Agreements

+ Business Associate Agreements

+ Information Security Agreements

+ Serving as the primary Contract Manager supporting Humana’s Government Business military healthcare subsidiary

+ Serve as the primary or secondary Contract manager supporting other procurement categories

+ Guiding fellow procurement professionals on contract template selection, drafting, and negotiation strategy;

+ Advising business partner and related stakeholders on contractual risk and mitigating factors, in the course of negotiations and prior to execution;

+ Liaising with Legal, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Business Partner Compliance and other internal regulatory/compliance functions to mitigate contractual risk;

+ Training other associates on use of contracting tools and processes;

+ Undertaking contract research and review projects on an ad hoc basis;

+ Making decisions on moderately complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed with minimal direction.

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Juris Doctor, paralegal certification, OR at least 3-5 years’ experience negotiating commercial procurement contracts

+ Previous experience with FAR/DFAR federal contracting rules and contract clauses

+ Familiarity with procurement concepts and processes

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with Salesforce CRM and/or contract lifecycle management software

+ Experience drafting contract templates and improving contracting processes

+ Aptitude for training others on tools and processes

Additional Information

+ Louisville, KY area candidates preferred; remote candidates will be considered

+ Louisville-area candidates should expect a hybrid home/office work style


Covid Vaccine Policy: Non-patient facing

+ COVID-19 vaccination is not required .

+ Eligible associates are strongly encouraged to keep their vaccination status up-to-date to strengthen protection against COVID-19.

+ Masking is voluntary unless otherwise required by federal, state or local law or regulation.

+ If associate is exposed to COVID-19: Mask for 10 days from initial day of exposure. Isolation is not required.

+ If associate tests positive for COVID-19: Isolate for five days and maintain masking requirement up to 10 days after the onset of symptoms

Work-At-Home Requirements:

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates’ ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates must meet the following criteria:

+ At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested

+ Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership

+ Associates who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.

+ Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office associates with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.

+ Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Interview Format:

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, you may be utilizing our interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will receive a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded or text message responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed, and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Why Humana ? You’ll experience the following perks as a full-time Humana employee:

Compensation and Financial Security?- Our pay philosophy is designed to motivate and reward associates for their skills and contributions to the company. We provide options to help you plan for your future and protect your assets: Competitive base pay, Recognition pay, 401(k) retirement savings plan (125% match for the first 6% contributed by an associate), etc.

Your Whole Health?- Humana’s health products and services are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family: Medical, dental, and vision benefits, Health plan incentives, Paternity leave, etc.

Work Perks?- Humana knows your life extends outside of work. We have many options to support your interests and needs. Some departments have the flexibility to allow associates to work from home, and we offer all associates: Paid time off, holidays, volunteer time, jury duty pay, Associate charity matching program, Discount programs with major retailers, etc.

Grow With Us?- Humana provides growth and career opportunities that can help you develop your skills and build your future with the organization: Internal and external learning events, Tuition assistance, Inclusion and diversity training, etc.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$63,400 – $87,325 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, ‘Humana’) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

Humana complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, ge

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Job Posting: JC251543791

Posted On: Nov 22, 2023

Updated On: Dec 03, 2023

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