Assist in developing business strategic initiatives, implementing process improvements and identifying solutions that resolve long cycle times as well as deviations to policies and associated activities.
The Commercial Contracts Specialist conducts the preparation, negotiation, acceptance, and management of commercial contracts, reviews and approves contractual documents for protection of company's contractual posture, satisfaction of business and applicable legal requirements, and adherence to company policies. They also advise personnel at all levels of the company of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions.
The Senior Contracts Specialist will support the customer requirements in all aspects of pre-award and post-award contract administration, including market research, providing business advice to customers, preparing acquisition and award packages, including all related acquisition documents.
Obtains on behalf of the Contracting Officer appropriate data from business and technical officials. As required by the lack of meaningful cost and price information, explores new or innovative contracting approaches to suggest an equitable contract arrangement.
You will contribute to the organization's success by ensuring the University meets its savings targets while maintaining high standards of quality and service and obtaining the best possible terms and conditions.
In this role, the selected candidate will support development of negotiation positions and assist in negotiations to finalize acceptable contractual arrangements. Prepare approval supporting documents that provide details for agreements reached during negotiations (e.g. price negotiation memorandum).
Perform as a Contracting Officer and Strategic Sourcing Specialist by providing contract management, vendor management, negotiations, monitoring, oversight and administration for all IT hardware, software and service contracts.
Responsible for reviewing and approving contracts for sale and purchase include negotiating specifications and contractual provisions. Aids in the preparation of contractual provisions and contract proposals.
Leverage high order communication and negotiation skills to effectively engage with business owners, end users and vendors on contract procedures, terms and conditions, disputes, periodic contract reviews, and other management areas as required.
The Product Pricing and Contract Specialist is the business partner to sales and works with legal, finance and other functions. Person is responsible for developing pricing models of new products, enhancing pricing of existing products based on customer feedback / industry trends / market research etc.
Acts as the purchasing authority in contracting with vendors using defined technical specifications, quality and performance metrics, and delivery requirements provided from Supply Chain Management and/or entity Project Managers.
Ensure that internal contract procedures are sufficiently rigorous to ensure the protection of the company's interests while also being flexible enough that these procedures do not create a bottleneck for the business units.