Job Description

Sr. Contract Administrator – Direct Hire Opportunity – Charlotte, NC

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Coordinates contract review process with cross-functional teams from receipt through final closeout.
  • Analyzes complex contract documents, forwards appropriate clauses to appropriate cross-functional departments for review and follows-up with such departments to ensure timely response in accordance with mandatory deadlines.
  • Focal point for all communication with law, finance and business team disciplines for resolution of contract issues and disputes.
  • Reviews complex solicitations and prepares specialized and/or non-routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications in accordance with contract policy and processes.
  • Prepares rationale for contract modifications as a guide to facilitate negotiations between sales team and customer.
  • Develops negotiation strategy for and assists sales team with complex contractual issues.
  • Reviews solicitations and prepares routine and/or specialized (non-routine) response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications.
  • Analyzes significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and business unit procedure.
  • Manages contract change control process.
  • Develops negotiation strategy and leads negotiation team on complex contractual issues.
  • Ensures flow of approval and execution of contractual documents in accordance with corporate and/or business unit guidelines.
  • Works with internal sales team and customers on issues and developments relative to assigned contracts.
  • Works with legal counsel to ensure adherence to and consistency with corporate policy.
  • Provides status on contract documents in review process and expedites as required.
  • Maintains software database to track contract review requests.
  • Prepares, organizes and maintains contract records and files documenting contract performance and compliance.
  • Assists in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes.
  • Communicates contract policy and practice as well as provides authoritative guidance to internal business teams on corporate goals and objectives relating to contract activity.
  • Conducts research to support contract audit and or facilitate business unit contracting trends as needed.
  • Analyzes new law, regulation and contract trends for potential impact on business unit goals and objectives.
  • May mentor and train less experienced professionals.
  • Has a general understanding of the company’s business model and business terms to include pricing, discounts, freight policies, payment terms, rebates, etc. and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.

 

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years contract-related experience or Juris Doctorate Required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience required.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills required.
  • Strong to excellent analytical, presentation, and leadership skills required.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and creativity to resolve contractual issues required.
  • Excellent internal and external negotiation skills required.
  • Ability to negotiate complex, non-routine contractual instruments required.
  • Ability to draft complex, non-routine contractual instruments.
  • Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, and applicable public contract law and regulations.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software required.

 

Application Instructions

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