Position Title: Contract Manager
Duration: 1 year
Work Location: Toronto/Mississauga
-Negotiating, drafting and ongoing support of contracts including but not limited to outsourcing, managed services, statements of work, software as a service, cloud computing services, hardware purchase and software licensing agreements.
-The Contract Manager will use their skills, knowledge and expertise to:
(i) Organize, influence and manage a portfolio of contracts supporting all aspects of the negotiation of the contract;
(ii) Provide subject matter expertise in the review, negotiation, drafting, implementation and execution of Contracts, primarily IT Contracts;
(iii) act as an interface between Sourcing, Legal, external vendors and the Business Lines, interfacing at all levels within the organization including Senior Management.
-8-10+ yrs exp. as a Contracts Manager
-Exp. contract drafting & negotiation skills (for IT Contracts including broker agreement & trading platform; both hardware & software)
-Strong broad-based understanding of IT
-Excellent written & verbal communication skills (comfortable & confident communicating at all levels including business partners, Executives & Vendors)
-High proficiency with MS Office
-Familiar with Ariba
NICE TO HAVE:
-Has a background in both sourcing, and contract mgt.
-Background in negotiating in legal language; Understand legal terminology
-Ability to achieve business objectives through influencing and effectively working with key stakeholders;
-Highly organized, proactive, self-motivated team player who takes initiative and is able to work independently;
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities with proven time management skills