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2020-16926 -

Senior Contracts Management Specialist

Location(s): San Diego, California
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Overview

The primary purpose of this position is to own the Contract Management system and monitor contract compliance. The Contract Management Specialist will be responsible for driving operational excellence across the contract administration and management processes including attribution, storage, research and retrieval.

What you'll bring

  • At least 5 years of contract management experience
  • Effective communication, Negotiation and Interpersonal skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general corporate business practices, government and commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices, and accounting and finance principles, contractual language and the contract lifecycle
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to resolve contract and pricing issues
  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment across local and global teams
  • A growth and innovation mindset with practical process and team development experiences

 

Desired Skills:

  • A proven track record of cost reduction and productivity improvements; ability to influence and drive change while building solid relationships with your internal clients and external vendors
  • Internal or external business consulting experience highly desired
  • Knowledge and interest in key sourcing areas such as:
    • 3rd Party Risk Screening
    • Vendor Onboarding
    • Credit Risk Screening and Monitoring
    • Procurement and Purchasing
  • Knowledge of global supply base
  • Strong analytical skills; MS Excel proficient
  • Strong written and communication skills; MS PowerPoint, MS Word proficient
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead and participate in cross functional teams
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Awareness of best practices regarding vendor management (e.g., strategic alliances, supplier certification, etc.)
  • Excellent documentation and requirements analysis
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze data and requirements
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP
  • Experience developing and/or presenting business cases
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other quantitative discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 2-3 years of procurement or operational sourcing experience (e.g., RFI/RFQ/RFP, reverse auctions, interests-based direct negotiations)
  • Experience negotiating with suppliers
  • Experience in contract writing, development, administration, and/or management
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in negotiating deals with global vendors

How you will lead

·       Manage and update Contract Management system

·       Manage contract administration overseeing Intuit’s process for attribution & storage, expiring contracts and renewal administration, contract research and retrieval and any ad hoc spot audits identified by the team

·       Ensure contracts hierarchy (amendments, MSAs, Org) is organized so the teams can identify opportunities to consolidate vendors and contracts

·       Assigns and maintains onboarding, deactivation and quality of meta data assignment for new and existing vendors to ensure appropriate monitoring, procurement and payment of vendors

·       Proactive tracking of internal usage of preferred suppliers, contracted pricing, actual spending against contracted agreements

·       Monitor, track and audit of contract terms, changes, and performance to ensure compliance and maintain associated documentations

·       Communicate upcoming contract expirations and key findings of contract non-compliance to the appropriate stakeholders

·       Manage and maintain the development of standard contractual templates and facilitate widespread usage

·       Make improvements to contract management processes and ensure standard processes are followed

·       Communicate changes in templates or contract management process including training when appropriate 

·       Responsible for transmittal of information to A/P (e.g. quick pay discounts, new suppliers)

·       Recommend contractual policy improvements and oversee whether or not policies are consistently applied

·       Executes any vendor off-boarding operational processes

·       Act as the primary contact person with Legal regarding contractual issues

·       Act as a key resource for Global Category Mangers and Sourcing Specialists on contract questions

·       Stay abreast with relevant local and global regulatory laws, provide advice to business/client units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters

·       Influence management of peer group business partners

·       Program Management of revolutionary and evolutionary process and tool changes

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