IT Contract Specialist

Contract management, SOW, Procurement, Sourcing, Software, Negotiations, IT, Intellectual property, Legal, Hardware, Licensing, Compliance
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 6 Months
$60 - $68
Travel not required

Job Description

Contract Specialist needed for long-term consulting engagement in the healthcare domain in NYC midtown. While this position is currently remote, the client expects a return to the office by September so please only apply if you will commute to NYC midtown.

You will partner closely with Finance, Sourcing, and Procurement departments and ensure all contracts and purchases are properly executed. This position is responsible for the contract review of all hardware, IT systems, services, and software.

Responsibilities:

    • Negotiates MSA’s, MLA’s and complex statements of work (SOW)
    • Under leadership’s direction, negotiate business and legal terms
    • Review SOWs, schedules, ordering documents, etc.
    • Negotiate and recommend terms for governing (i.e. master, framework) agreements
    • Review, address, and correct as required, all bids/or contracts
    • Work with the Legal department to draft and modify licensing and service contract terms in accordance with policies, customer specification and legal requirements
    • Administers the contract management process under the direction of their supervisor:
    • Reviews incoming contract /SOW review requests for completeness and accuracy
    • Oversees the maintenance and integrity of all contract and statement /quotes files
    • Oversee the filing of all final contracts and completes the meta (key word) data for each agreement filed
    • Works with finance to verify funding for proposed requests
    • Works with compliance unit of legal to ensure all BAAs are filed in files and also in compliance files
    • This includes BAA’s embedded in master agreements as well as the stand alone riders
    • Negotiates and recommends terms for non-standard BAAs
    • Oversees the execution of signatures by vendor and internally for approved agreements
    • Corresponds with vendors to get signatures on approved agreements/SOWs
    • Keeps the Intake requisition status current
    • Informs requester of major status changes as needed
    • For masters or amendments that require CIO approval, prepares the summary sign off package, and verifies the completeness and quality of the sign off package
    • Files and distributes the countersigned agreements
    • Keys in the data to the Contract file for each agreement; this involves pulling information from the agreement such as the start and end date and other characteristics

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Legal, or related field
  • Minimum 6 years relevant work experience or equivalent combination
  • Ability to identify, research, and resolve problems as well as follow through on assignments with minimum direction
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to successfully multi-task projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience reviewing and negotiating contracts involving Intellectual Property and understanding the sourcing process
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations
  • Ability to objectively stay focused on resolving conflicts; maintains confidentiality; open minded to others' ideas
  • Can remain positive and speak clearly and persuasively in potentially sensitive situations; listens and gets clarification; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed; recognizes accomplishments of other team members
  • Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents and use of quantifiable data effectively; able to read and interpret written information
  • Communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to understand the underlying direction and executes accordingly; takes ownership for actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
  • Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Demonstrates high ethics and morals consistent with being a key gate keeper for sourcing decisions

Vertex Solutions Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital or veteran status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Dice Id : 10310739
Position Id : 6977614
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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