HERE

Contracts Specialist

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2018-19822
Category
Business & Strategic Planning

Overview

HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises, and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com.

 

The Contract Specialist position is responsible for assisting with reviewing, preparing, negotiating and executing contract agreements with internal clients and suppliers. The resource will develop and implement Contract Management processes including authorizing, approving, reporting, and retaining documents. The role is expected to eventually own the Contract Management system and monitor contract compliance.

Responsibilities

  • Solicits and gains an understanding of internal stakeholders' overall business objectives
  • Oversee the creation, drafting, redlining and execution of contracts.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions.
  • Requests or approves amendments to or extensions of contracts.
  • Prepare contract briefs and revisions summarizing contractual requirements and budgets.
  • Evaluates or monitors contract performance, changes/deviations, amendments, clarifications, payment schedules to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.

 

  • Ensure that contract is in compliance with legal requirements, owner specifications and government regulations (maintains an understanding of regulatory and governmental policies).
  • Provide contract summaries and ensure contract execution in accordance with company policy.
  • Ensure contracts amendments are communicated to all stakeholders (internal customers, Finance, IT, Legal, Operations)
  • Proactively tracks internal usage of preferred suppliers, contracted pricing, and actual spending against contracted agreements
  • Mitigates risk utilizing contract templates and leveraging the standard legal and business provisions
  • Manages and maintains the development of standard contractual templates and facilitates widespread usage
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, OPERATIONS/SUPPLY CHAIN, or FinanceEXPERIENCE LEVERAGING CONTRACT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT (cLM) TECHNOLOGY PREFERED
  • EXPERIENCE USING AN ENTERPRISE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (ERp) (i.e., peoplesoft) SOLUTION AND/OR EPROCUREMENT technology prefered
  • 5 years in an analytical role (e.g., Contract management, sourcing, procurement operations/consulting, or corporate process auditing)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point), along with strong analytical abilities.
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential material.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential material.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively work with all levels of HERE employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.

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