Randstad Contract Specialist in Purchase, New York
salary:$30 - $35 per hour
date posted:Thursday, October 11, 2018
industry:Finance and Insurance
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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