IT Contracts Manager

  • location: Bethesda, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $55 per hour
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IT Contracts Manager

job summary:
Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for an IT Contracts Manager sit onsite in Gaithersburg, MD to join a highly talented and growing hospitality organization.

This is a long term contract paying $55/hr. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

location: Bethesda, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 55 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Stewards deals from inception through closure, leveraging toolsets including contract management system and external partnerships
  • Strong negotiation, relationship management and analytical skills
  • Collaborate with business, legal, finance and other stakeholders to support contracting process
  • Solid grasp of commercial contracting with the ability to quickly and accurately assimilate key financial aspects in evaluating outcomes
  • Relevant experience in negotiating and executing MSAs, SOWs and SLAs within business and IT spend area such as Marketing, Sales, PR events, Partnerships, IT (Hardware, Software, ASP/SaaS, Hosting) and Professional Services (including both waterfall and agile development method)
  • Ability to draft legal language and capture business requirements in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize a high volume of deals/transactions simultaneously
  • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to negotiate mutually beneficial compromises
Must Have:

  • 5+ years' vendor management or similar vendor relations/sourcing experience
  • Excellent communication skills
Nice to Have:

  • Legal/Paralegal credentials
  • Management experience
  • Contract Management Certification
  • Experience working with vendors and sourcing arrangements
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize workload
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to clearly communicate business objectives and contract terms to a diverse audience
  • Skilled and comfortable with communicating at all levels of management both internally and externally
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and priorities with conflicting deadlines
  • Must be flexible but disciplined and able to work unsupervised on own initiative
  • Ability to build and leverage strong relationships and networks both within and outside the organization. Effectively use personal influence skills rather than direct authority to persuade others and gain support
  • Provides guidance and work direction to contract managers or contract administrators
  • Manages issues related to contracts and assists in interpreting contracts as needed
  • Facilitates timely problem resolution of contractual issues to minimize the impact of service disruptions on the organization
  • Ensures all terms and conditions of agreements are satisfied, contractual constructs are fit for purpose and mitigate risk exposures
  • Works with Vendors to progress the goals and objectives of the agreements

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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