Contracts Specialist

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Contracts Specialist position in Plano, TX.

Contracts Specialist
Location: Plano, TX
Start Date: July 22, 2019
Duration / Length: January 22, 2020
Maximum Pay Rate: $41.00 per hour / Adecco W2
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

What are the key objectives for this resource?
This assignment will support Our Client’s Financial Services business units' moderate to high complexity, contracting activities specific to Information Technology. This resource will work in the Vendor Management Office (VMO), to support business unit requests to procure services related to Information Technology functions. The Resource must have the ability to interpret, amend and negotiate innovative and favorable contractual terms with business unit customers and suppliers.

What specific departments will they interact with?
All departments


Establish and maintain relationships with key supplier representatives and internal customers and stakeholders
Develop/Administer Master Agreements, Addendums, Statements of Work, Amendments, Product Schedules, Renewals and Extensions and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
Perform data analysis and research of purchase orders, contract documents, procurement summary memorandums and reports
Contract/policy and procedure compliance
Support VMO contracting team with other contracting activities as required

Must Haves:
Experienced contracts professional with 3-5 years of experience in IT contract development, negotiations, and contract management.

Drafting and negotiating Statements of Work with a high focus on:
Software license agreements (including software as a service, maintenance, hosting, SLAs, etc.)
IT and Business Process outsourcing agreements (managed services, help desk, data center agreements, service management)
Hardware (who the major suppliers are, how they price their products/services, how you source/negotiate, etc.)
Proven ability to negotiate fixed bid contracts with clear and actionable SLA’s and deliverables
Proven ability to interpret complex policy, legal, contractual or regulatory procurement requirements and develop/manage effective contracts
Demonstrated analytical and negotiation skills
A strong working knowledge of contracts
Ability to effectively work in a matrix team environment with minimal oversight and maximum flexibility
Possess strong project management skills
Possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills, superior relationship management
The ability to multitask, and have a good sense of prioritization and familiarization with corporate budget process
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Financial Services industry experience
Experience in sourcing/procurement, including gathering bids and coordinating competitive process
Familiarity with MyService/SNOW a benefit
Proficiency is SharePoint
eMarketplace knowledge

**Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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