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Associate Contract Specialist
Ref No.: 18-06815
Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado
Description:
JOB SUMMARY
Provides centralized contract administrative support to the Client Business Units (BU). Acts as point of contact within the Procurement Operations group to manage workspace creation in Ariba, DOA approval, final contract execution and ongoing administrative support for the agreement going forward. Necessitates an understanding of Ariba Contracts application, contracting methods and contract types to maintain and manage agreements.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage contract request intake process and supporting tools, assign contract-related activity to Procurement Operations resources
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Supports the contract lifecycle process
Assists with creation of contract executive summaries
Creates contract workspaces within Ariba Contracts
Provides ongoing contract management support, ensuring compliance with contractual requirements with both internal personnel and external stakeholders
Works closely with Procurement personnel, Legal, Finance and BUs to support contract lifecycle
Exhibits deep culture of customer service excellence within the team
Performs other duties as requested by supervisor

Requirements:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
Superior problem solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
Proficiency in Windows suite of office tools
Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Legal and contract background
Familiarity with the strategic sourcing process
Experience with Legal, Finance, and other inter-related departments
WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment