CW Contracts Specialist

 
Location: Plano, Texas
Posted On: 10/10/2017
Job Code: 554026_CW Contracts
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Job Description
 
Position: Contract Specialist
Location: Plano, TX 75024
Duration: 6+ months of contract (with possibilities of extension or conversion depending on performance and business needs)

Position Summary:
• This assignment will support Financial Services business units' moderate to high complexity, contracting activities specific to Information Technology.
• This resource will work in the Vendor Management Office (VMO), to support business unit requests to procure services related to Information Technology functions.
• The Resource must have the ability to interpret, amend and negotiate innovative and favorable contractual terms with business unit customers and suppliers.
• Will coordinate with all departments

Drafting and negotiating Statements of Work with a high focus on:
• Software license agreements (including software as a service, maintenance, hosting, SLAs, etc.)
• IT and Business Process outsourcing agreements (managed services, help desk, data center agreements, service management)
• Hardware (who the major suppliers are, how they price their products/services, how you source/negotiate, etc.)
• Proven ability to negotiate fixed bid contracts with clear and actionable SLA’s and deliverables.
• Proven ability to interpret complex policy, legal, contractual or regulatory procurement requirements and develop/manage effective contracts.
• Demonstrated analytical and negotiation skills.
• A strong working knowledge of contracts.
• Ability to effectively work in a matrix team environment with minimal oversight and maximum flexibility Possess strong project management skills.
• Possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills, superior relationship management.
• The ability to multitask, and have a good sense of prioritization and familiarization with corporate budget process.
• Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Category:IT  code:new
 
 
Job Requirements
 
 
Requirements:
• Establish and maintain relationships with key supplier representatives and internal customers and stakeholders.
• Develop/Administer Master Agreements, Addendums, Statements of Work, Amendments, Product Schedules, Renewals and Extensions and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
• Perform data analysis and research of purchase orders, contract documents, procurement summary memorandums and reports.
• Contract/policy and procedure compliance.
• Support VMO contracting team with other contracting activities as required.

Must Haves:
• Experienced contracts professional with 3-5 years of experience in IT contract development, negotiations, and contract management.

Drafting and negotiating Statements of Work with a high focus on:
• Software license agreements (including software as a service, maintenance, hosting, SLAs, etc.)
• IT and Business Process outsourcing agreements (managed services, help desk, data center agreements, service management)
• Hardware (who the major suppliers are, how they price their products/services, how you source/negotiate, etc.)
• Proven ability to negotiate fixed bid contracts with clear and actionable SLA’s and deliverables.
• Proven ability to interpret complex policy, legal, contractual or regulatory procurement requirements and develop/manage effective contracts.
• Demonstrated analytical and negotiation skills.
• A strong working knowledge of contracts.
• Ability to effectively work in a matrix team environment with minimal oversight and maximum flexibility Possess strong project management skills.
• Possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills, superior relationship management.
• The ability to multitask, and have a good sense of prioritization and familiarization with corporate budget process.
• Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred/Nice-to-haves:
• Financial Services industry experience
• Experience in sourcing/procurement, including gathering bids and coordinating competitive process
• Familiarity with MyService/SNOW a benefit
• Proficiency is Sharepoint
• eMarketplace knowledge
 

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Recruiter
Shienna Bicera
 
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