18 May
Contracts Administrator
Maryland, Owingsmills , 21117 Owingsmills USA

The Contracts Administrator (CA) will provide a full range of contract administration services in support of a global procurement function. The CA performs comprehensive contract management and maintains contract repository data integrity in support of critical business decisions. Please send your resume to .Assists with contract negotiations for a small number of standard contracts. Contracts are typically noncomplex and composed of standard elements. May support portions of more complex contract negotiations.Responsibilities:

  • Manage the establishment of contract records in the contract repository.
  • Secure supplier contract signatures in compliance with the procurement policies.
  • Develop, execute and optimize critical contract repository governance controls.
  • Conduct contract administration for a small quantity of standard contracts in the assigned category, including assisting with nondisclosure agreements, noncomplex agreements, statements or work, and terminations, among others.
  • Identifies contracting issues and escalates to more senior team members with problem resolution recommendations.
  • Conducts research to support contract negotiations and compiles findings into an appropriate, useable format.
  • Negotiates contracts in an assigned category. With little guidance, reviews and analyzes contract asks and effectively communicates requirements. Reviews and analyzes noncomplex, standard contract requirements.
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook AND 2+ years of total relevant work experience
Preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with degree in Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Business Administration, or similar preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with and strong understanding of contract lifecycle management (CLM) tools and practices; CLM "super user" or implementation experience helpful
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business contracts terms, and ability to interpret legal and business terms and clauses across contract types, including non-disclosure agreements, events management agreements, etc.
  • 2+ years hands-on contract management experience, working with contract redlining, and familiarity with contracting processes
  • 2+ years strong technical skills that can be directly applied to managing various document types in Contract Lifecycle Management systems or Source-to-Pay (S2P) systems
  • Strong business insight and judgment on maintaining contract integrity and CLM governance and controls
  • Willingness to successfully balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Enjoys a hands-on role when working through contracts management challenges and opportunities
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