Description We have a Contract Specialist position in Fort Wayne, looking to hire the right person soon! Contracts Specialist will review contracts to verify that proposed terms meet requirements, identify non-compliance with company standards, and provide appropriate risk mitigation and risk transfer solutions. The Contracts Specialist will be responsible for the lifecycle of each contract including review, negotiation, execution, and management of contracts database. Other responsibilities include government specific contracts, including Federal, State and Local contracts. The Contracts Specialist will also work with the Management team to implement long-term processes to ensure contract obligations are met.
-Reviews and provides risk management consultation on all contracts submitted, including vendor, customer, subcontractors, etc.
-Serves as the point of contact for internal and external customers on contractual matters by acting as contractual mediator between company employees, vendors, customers, subcontractors, etc.
-Ensures timely review and approval or negotiation and reconciliation of variations.
-Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of all other terms and conditions.
-Researches, recommends, and creates contract policies, procedures, and contractual documents.
-Coordinates with company’s external legal counsel as needed to negotiate with vendors and customers.
-Ensures that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness.
-Assists in the development and maintenance of a contract database and recommends improvements to contract templates.
-Works closely with external resources, such as business insurance broker to ensure contracts do not violate insurance policy requirements.
-Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems and provide counsel to internal stakeholders regarding proposed contract terms and conditions ensuring consistency with established company practices.
-Assist in the documentation of internal policies and procedures to mitigate internal risk.
-Work with Professional Services organization to develop and maintain a mechanism for specific client contractual obligations.
-Other duties as assigned.
If you are interested please contact me directly at [email protected] Requirements -Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management or related field OR Paralegal Certificate OR equivalent related work experience.
-4-5 years of experience in legal and/or contracts.
-Excellent communication skills, including excellent phone etiquette and a demonstrated ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written forms.
-Contracts database experience and Salesforce.com experience is a plus.
-Proven and effective negotiation skills, time management skills, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task.
-Customer service driven and attention to detail is a must.
If you are interested please contact me directly at [email protected] OfficeTeam is the world’s leader in professional staffing for office support jobs, focusing exclusively on the temporary and temporary-to-full-time placement of professionals in the administrative field. We are faster at finding you work because of the depth of our client network. Specifically, our professional staffing managers connect with thousands of hiring managers in North America every week to find your office support job opportunities. We evaluate all of our OfficeTeam temporaries’ skills and match them with the needs of top employers in their area.
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