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CW Contracts Specialist
Ref No.: 17-15738
Location: Plano, Texas
Job Title:CW Contracts Specialist
Duration: 6 months+
Location: Plano, TX



Position Summary:
What are the key objectives for this resource?
This assignment will support Client 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 CLIENT 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.
What specific CLIENT departments will they interact with?
All departments

Requirements:
List the position 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:
o Software license agreements (including software as a service, maintenance, hosting, SLAs, etc.)
o IT and Business Process outsourcing agreements (managed services, help desk, data center agreements, service management)
o 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 Microsoft 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