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Contract Analyst- Vendor Management

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Essential Functions

Qualifications:
5 years experience in procurement, contract management, or related field.
3 years experience negotiating commercial/business terms in contracts.
2 years experience with Microsoft Excel.
2 years data modeling experience.

Drives consistency for vendor management negotiations by providing guidance to internal teams (for example, Legal Department) regarding changes
to vendor negotiations and needed resources; working with internal teams to determine process and compliance requirements; providing expert
guidance to stakeholder teams regarding best practices; ensuring consistency across the organization; and providing recommendations and updates to senior leadership.

Leads risk mitigation activities for vendor management by providing guidance and expertise on contract terms for vendor contracts and agreements;
serving as the primary liaison for stakeholders and the Legal Department; developing contract language to support negotiations; ensuring consistency
with standards, negotiating contract terms with vendors; and pursuing cost savings opportunities in line with team goals.

Manages assigned vendor contract processes by negotiating and drafting commercial provisions within template guidelines; managing contract
lifecycle and procurement workflows within systems; identifying cost savings and requests for proposal (RFP) opportunities and communicating them
to sourcing managers; identifying purchases made with purchase orders (PO) only; and conducting research and benchmarking to ensure price
competitiveness.

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Competencies

Researches and integrates relevant information and data, and uses expertise to make recommendations or decisions. Identifies and applies sound, fact-based criteria in setting priorities and making decisions. Uses business measures and analyses to identify improvement opportunities. Probes and looks beyond symptoms to determine the root causes of problems and identify possible solutions.

Focus on Execution and Results - Aligns and pursues work activities to achieve the mission and business priorities of the
organization. Shares information, practices, and resources across functions, organizations, and locations to improve performance. Effectively uses
existing processes and tools to achieve performance objectives. Uses and explains major process steps to manage time, resources, and challenges
to meet goals.

Plan for and Improve Performance - Develops and implements plans, practices, and processes to better achieve
organizational goals. Develops contingency plans to manage or eliminate potential problems. Identifies and recommends ways to continually improve and streamline processes and practices.


Model Ethics and Compliance - Complies with policies and procedures. Demonstrates ethical performance. Supports efforts to enforce compliance with policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Economics, or related field and 1 year experience in procurement, contract management, or related
field OR 3 years experience in procurement, contract management, or related field.

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