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IT Contract Specialist

Apex Systems

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted July 13, 2021.

6-12 month contract with strong potential for conversion. Looking for IT sourcingcontract experience. If interested, please send resume to Primary Purpose Responsible to independently establish and manage a portfolio of complex contracts with a priority to provide exceptional contract leadership and support to internal customers. Project manage the contract bid process for the business unit to include the review, drafting, sourcing, negotiating, executing, dispute resolutions, and risk mitigationinterfaces. May provide guidance and work-leadership to lower level incumbents. Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities Estimated of Time bull Lead and collaborate with cross-functional departments to draft, negotiate and administer a wide range of contracts with a focus on more complex contracts with high financial obligations to include SaaS, professional services, IT softwarehardware and HR staffing agreements. Ensure the accurate documentation and maintenance of contract agreements (e.g. SaaS, MSAs, CSAs, ESAs) are within Company contract management system (CMS). 20 bull Oversee ongoing contract administration of submittals, regulatory compliance, performance milestones, performance requirements, notifications, etc. Assure contract terms, commitments and notifications, such as notices, payment schedules and terms, contract terminations and renewals, invoice provisions, cost limitations, etc. are completed as required in a timely manner. Identify linkages between key agreements. 20 bull Resolve and mitigate commercial issues that may arise with the contract administration process. Develop procedures to identify and mitigate risks associated with contracts in a manner that ensures business practices comply with Company policies while meeting business objectives. 15 bull Participate in project review meetings with management team and provide expert advice regarding contract requirements, including risk interfaces, contract amendments andor contract assignments, and dispute resolution. 20 bull Develop and implement business-unit based policies and procedures for contract audit-ability and management including standard contract templates, risk interfaces, and maintain procedures current. Identify, obtain and implement best practices in contracts management technologies and industry standards.Maximize cooperation and efficiency in contract management by developing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external clientsconstituencies. 10 bull Identify, obtain and implement best practices in contracts management technologies and industry standards. 10 bull Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5 of duties). 5Education Education Level MajorDescription Required Preferred Bachelor’s Degree Or equivalent experience. Required JD (Juris Doctor) and Juris Doctorate coursework. Preferred Experience Years of Experience Details Required Preferred 8+ Relevant Contract Management experience. Required Experience working in energy industry. Preferred Experience in business law, commercial transactions, internal auditingcontrols, and information systems. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Description Proficiency Ability to influence at all levels to successfully implement best practices. High degree of knowledge and experience with contracts related to IT, HR, energy service, and construction. Skilled knowledge and experience with Contract Management Systems, to include cross-functionality authoring, editing and executing contracts within the system. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Strong communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal). Effective project management skills. Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize effectively, multi-task and provide clear direction when necessary. Ability to secure resources and information to get the job done. Value team work, diversity and integrity. Licenses and Certifications Enter LicenseCertifications Required Preferred Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) Certification Preferred EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. 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