Contract Specialist Interview Questions

When businesses are looking to hire a contract specialist, they are looking for an individual who can help the company make deals with other companies or suppliers. Interviewers want to make sure you have a strong knowledge of finance, as well as impressive communication abilities, organisation skills and research skills.

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Top Contract Specialist Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three top contract specialist interview questions and tips on how to answer them:

Question No. 1: What steps do you take to draft a contractual agreement?

How to answer: Employers want to gain an understanding of your knowledge and work process. Discuss each step in your process in a way that is clear and concise. Not only will this help interviewers understand your process, but you can also show off your communication and organisation skills in your answer.

Question No. 2: How important is negotiation in this position?

How to answer: Your answer to this question is a matter of opinion, but your answer also depends on the company you are applying to work for. Evaluate the job description to determine just how important it is to have negotiation skills in that position. You can also discuss how your well-written and well-researched contractual agreements make it harder for companies to refuse your offers.

Question No. 3: How do you stay up to date with the latest contract regulations and laws?

How to answer: The rules and regulations of the industry are always changing and employers want to make sure you are always in the know. Talk about how to stay up to date to prove you are responsible, a skilled researcher and a self-motivated employee.

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Contract Administrator was asked...April 12, 2015

Why do you want to work here? What is your biggest accomplishment? What has been your biggest failure? Asked some canned questions about your personality to determine what type of personality you have, i.e. type A, B, etc.

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I want to work with the company because of their highly rated standard of records, so I wish to also be part of the company so as to maximize my hidden ability both in hospitality and otherwise. I believe in a say that quotes(customers satisfaction is our number one priority. Less

I want to learn and discover more in the front office dept

I would like to work for the company because of a new feeling in customer service and for a better future . Less

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Describe a routine which returns the set of integers in {1..100} divisible without remainder by 3 but not by 9.

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(1..100).select { |x| x%3 == 0 && x%9 != 0

1) start from number = 3 Loop while(number <= 100) 2) display number 3) number = number+3, display number 4) number = number+6 Loop Less

put those integers into an array, pick every third element, out of which discard every third element. Less

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Why I was looking for a new position.

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I could exspres my abillity for diferente kinds of job because I am.very commoted to a job and I have ambition to learn . Less

Explained that after a period of being on my own, I was looking to contribute to a great company. Less

Looking for better options and a new beginning

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Cleveland Clinic

If an emergency arose during the first few days of employment and your immediate supervisor was off-site and unavailable, what would you do?

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I will go to the next person above my Immediate Supervisor and notify them.

I wil msg/ call to supervisor and inform her abt emergency I wil obey her advice. Less

Because I'm prior service Military personnel I would contact the Security Supervisor on duty. And inform them of whatever was going on to see how the would to proceed with the emergency or non-emergency situation. Less

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Would I give up my current permanent, long time job for a temp position?

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Yes (and I did)



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General Dynamics Land Systems

what are your career interests

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My interests is for my career to bring me to see the cutting edge of manufacturing,machining, and assembly to inspection of the finish product Less

My career interest is to get into cutting age military and non military service which is by far more destructive in use and more dangerous in intent it meant to them Less

This is exactly we’re wanted my career to begin hard intense motivational

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Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

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I am find for Internship

Well I’m really excited by this position at Midnight Consulting because in five years, I’d like to be seen as someone with deep expertise in the energy sector, and I know that’s something that I’ll have an opportunity to do here. I’m also really excited to take on more managerial responsibilities in the next few years and potentially even take the lead on some projects. I’ve been lucky enough to work with some amazing managers, and so developing into a great manager myself is something I’m really excited about. Less


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P2 Energy Solutions

I think it's inappropriate to ask applicants to donate two hours to an online assessment pre-interview, at the start of the interviewing process. It seems arrogant, and impersonal. I'd be fine with 20 minutes. Two hours is too much, and likely hurts P2's reputation with applicants.

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@Carbonate, in your original post, you state "This kind of tests beats any reference or experience ever" and you casually refer to "retards", "dumb people" and "the mentally and culturally limited". I think you meant to say "this kind of test" not "tests" and references to "retards", "dumb people", and the "mentally and culturally limited" are unprofessional, not to mention impolite. Statistically, it’s probable that one of your peers may have a developmentally disabled child, sibling, or other relative. So who hired you at P2, or are you in senior management there? Because, apparently the testing doesn't weed out bigots, loose cannons, and those who cannot use correct English grammar. On the other hand, an effective behavioral interview, along with a shorter version on the test, might. Less

@Carbonate, apologies - I was not kind above. I just got a little bit p-d off at having to take a two hour test as part of a job application, really. Not sure what part I flunked, really, but I was not applying for an engineering position, so much of the test just annoying me. Maybe I was too honest on the cultural questions. Best of fortune to you. Less

Heh - "annoyed me"

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Willingness to relocate

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Marriott International

What is your favorite aspect of the job as a Contracts Manager?

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Yes sir

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I has been skills Concierge services I work Concierge

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