Randstad Contract Specialist in Purchase, New York

Contract Specialist

job details:

  • location:Purchase, NY

  • salary:$30 - $35 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • experience:5 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:442971

  • questions:914-696-0330.

job description

Contract Specialist

job summary:

The Contract Specialist position will be responsible for managing the contract management process throughout the contracting life-cycle, from pre-proposal activities through contract close. This position will be under the direction of the VP, Procurement. The Contract Specialist will review, coordinate and/or negotiate a wide range of agreements (including, but not limited to; software licenses, equipment maintenance, professional services, and consulting services agreements). The position will ensure compliance with International corporate policy; while assisting in with day-to-day contract-related tasks with Legal, Finance, and various contract requesters.

location: Purchase, New York

job type: Contract

salary: $30 - 35 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 5 Years


  • Serve as a primary point for contractual matters throughout the contract cycle, from formation through execution.

  • Review all agreement terms and conditions, provide guidance on proposal and negotiation strategies, and assist with risk analyses and cost assessments of pending agreements.

  • Proactively manage and administer a variety of new and renewal contracts; prepare and coordinate business support documentation; maintain accurate and complete contract files for proper metric and KPI reporting

  • Actively manage and oversee the process of completion or renewal of active contracts (e.g. end user interaction, coordinate and assess risk with new vendors).

  • Remain actively engaged with key contract related stakeholders.

  • Develop strong interfaces with Legal, Finance and other high volume contract requesters.

  • Maintain close contact with appropriate levels of Shared Services management as necessary to effectively drive the contract process to completion.

  • Ensure all contract management activities are conducted in accordance with company policies, procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and insure that an effective contract management process is in place.

  • Provide advice and guidance regarding other related activities such as budgets, accruals, asset management, and invoice payment.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, applying best practice principles and concepts where appropriate.

  • Perform other contract-related duties as assigned.


Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in Contract Review and Administration or 8-10 years Procurement experience

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience communicating effectively with all levels of management

  • Experience working with NDA's and Master Agreements, SOW's and Managed Services agreements

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Windows 10, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience with ERP or Contract software applications a plus (e.g. Novatus, Concur, SAP)

skills: Contract Administration

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