Contracts Manager

  • location: Mountain View, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 per hour
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Contracts Manager

job summary:
Position Description

Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Management Specialist:

Responsibilities

  • End-to-end procurement, manage and administer agreements across multiple procurement categories.
  • Source alternative suppliers, analyze deal scope and spend, draft agreements, and manage deal through to full execution.
  • Work directly with internal partners and external parties to draft, review, and/or consult on a range of commercial agreements.
  • Manage external partners, negotiate terms and pricing, be central business contact for internal cross functional teams and external partners
  • Partner with Legal, engineering, and other stakeholders in the preparation of agreements, Identify opportunities for streamlining partner engagements and procurement process through contracting strategies, reduce # deals and deal processing time.
More details:

  • Analyze spend in each agreement.
  • Draft and ensure the SOWs are accurate for content, spend.
  • Manage the cross functional and stakeholder relationships internally.
  • Push deals proactively forward with best terms and pricing.
Top Daily Responsibilities:

  • Analyze deal pricing, draft agreements, traffic deals through the system for quick closure.
  • Update own deal tracker that provides a daily summary of where deals are in the process and next steps.
  • Be the key point of contact for many internal stakeholders to initiate and execute end-to-end contracting process for a wide variety of vendor engagements.
  • Conduct high level negotiations and comprehensive agreements (ISA, SOWs, CLAs) with supplier executives, working with Business Leads, Legal, Compliance, and Finance to execute agreements.
  • Partner with vertical leads to drive consistency and excellence across contracting levers including outcome-based agreements, reward/penalty structures, pricing, incentives for ongoing automation/scaling and ramp-up/ramp-down terms.
Skill/Experience/Education

  • MandatoryBA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of work experience in agreement drafting, negotiation, management and administration.
  • Experience processing agreements and projects end to end, including: procurement master agreements, SOWs, inbound technology/software licensing agreements, and services agreements.
  • DesiredStrategic Sourcing background, legal degree, experience as a problem solver or thought leader among colleagues.
  • Ability to work effectively with external stakeholders (e.g. counterparties to an agreement or outside counsel), with limited support.
  • Ability to independently identify issues, identify and triage the impact and urgency of agreement issues, and understand deeply the business and business objectives.
  • Demonstrated communication, critical thinking and negotiation skills.
 
location: Mountain View, California
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 10 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities

  • End-to-end procurement, manage and administer agreements across multiple procurement categories.
  • Source alternative suppliers, analyze deal scope and spend, draft agreements, and manage deal through to full execution.
  • Work directly with internal partners and external parties to draft, review, and/or consult on a range of commercial agreements.
  • Manage external partners, negotiate terms and pricing, be central business contact for internal cross functional teams and external partners
  • Partner with Legal, engineering, and other stakeholders in the preparation of agreements, Identify opportunities for streamlining partner engagements and procurement process through contracting strategies, reduce # deals and deal processing time.
More details:

  • Analyze spend in each agreement.
  • Draft and ensure the SOWs are accurate for content, spend.
  • Manage the cross functional and stakeholder relationships internally.
  • Push deals proactively forward with best terms and pricing.
Top Daily Responsibilities:

  • Analyze deal pricing, draft agreements, traffic deals through the system for quick closure.
  • Update own deal tracker that provides a daily summary of where deals are in the process and next steps.
  • Be the key point of contact for many internal stakeholders to initiate and execute end-to-end contracting process for a wide variety of vendor engagements.
  • Conduct high level negotiations and comprehensive agreements (ISA, SOWs, CLAs) with supplier executives, working with Business Leads, Legal, Compliance, and Finance to execute agreements.
  • Partner with vertical leads to drive consistency and excellence across contracting levers including outcome-based agreements, reward/penalty structures, pricing, incentives for ongoing automation/scaling and ramp-up/ramp-down terms.
 
qualifications:
Skill/Experience/Education

  • MandatoryBA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of work experience in agreement drafting, negotiation, management and administration.
  • Experience processing agreements and projects end to end, including: procurement master agreements, SOWs, inbound technology/software licensing agreements, and services agreements.
  • DesiredStrategic Sourcing background, legal degree, experience as a problem solver or thought leader among colleagues.
  • Ability to work effectively with external stakeholders (e.g. counterparties to an agreement or outside counsel), with limited support.
  • Ability to independently identify issues, identify and triage the impact and urgency of agreement issues, and understand deeply the business and business objectives.
  • Demonstrated communication, critical thinking and negotiation skills.
 
skills: Administration
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