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IT Contracts Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/11/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Job Title: SC- Sourcing and Contract - Contracts Specialist IV

Start/End Dates: 11/26/2018 - 5/25/2019
Assignment Scope:
Key Accountabilities
* Proactively engage business partners to understand plans & programs
* Manage work plans / contracting plans and ensure alignment with customer
* Provide sourcing strategies and develop RFx / invitations to tender and complete bid analysis and award recommendations
* Manage all aspects of Corp. IT contract activity, including creating, issuing, and negotiating new agreements and amendments.
* Negotiate commercial structure as well as Terms & Conditions
* Engage Legal and Clause Owners as needed and ensure appropriate documentation is in order
* Negotiate and develop Corp. IT agreements for software licensing, hardware, telecom and services
* Review agreements for convergence and leveraging opportunities
* Evaluate spend and supplier capabilities as needed
* Ensure compliance with Procurement Policy
* Perform ongoing contract management using gCMS
* Ensure Suppliers are enabled and attain rate
* Responsible for contract issues, negotiations, and/or administration of licensing agreements including renewal, new business, invoicing, credit holds, receivable issues and consolidations.
* Verifies all aspects of the order, including pricing to ensure conformance with company policy while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction and responsiveness.
* Anticipates problems and initiates actions to ensure customer orders are processed efficiently.
* Performs contract administration, tracking, and monitoring contract changes, deliverables, funding limitations ensuring deliverance of timely notices to customer, cost performance and customer correspondence.

Required and Preferred Skills and Experience
* Senior level, typically 7+ years of experience.
* Understands advanced aspects of discipline and is viewed as an expert in a given field.
* Applies broad range of competencies to develop solutions to complex problems.
* Influences others to achieve objectives.
* Often provides specialized/technical/functional guidance to others within department and/or business asset.

Critical Skills:
* Commercial Acumen
* Sourcing, contract development, administration and negotiation expertise in:
o Cloud, Software as a Service and Platform as a Service o Early stage/innovation solutions o Large, complex IT software and hardware solutions
* Effective communication and collaboration skills- ability to work with multiple stakeholders

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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