Contract Duration: 7 Months
*LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY*
Must have Ariba (new system) experience vs. SRM (old system)
• TOP 3:
· Sourcing experience with Service contracts
· Writing Scopes of Work – not technically our job duty, but they should have an understanding of what a good Scope of Work looks like and be able to assist the client as needed
· Ariba experience – basics, processing PRs, working within Contract Workspaces. We understand not all candidates will have the experience within the Contract Workspace module of Ariba, but it is a big plus if they already do
**Minimum Qualifications Minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience including strategic sourcing Experience in and ability to negotiate complex contracts (typically $10M and below) Understanding of procurement processes, policies, procedures and contract law Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills Strong Contract Writing and Management skills Cost evaluation skills Negotiation skills Supplier Diversity understanding Strong Client Focus Desired Qualifications Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management (or related industry experience) MBA Six Sigma training Category Strategy Development Utility industry experience SAP/SRM Master Level experience
PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT:
Work collaboratively with key line of business partners to develop and write contracts through negotiations and/or competitive bid processes.
Work with other subject matter specialists, Law, Internal Audit and Insurance departments as required.
Examples of contract related work products include: Master Service Agreements, Long and Short Form Contracts, Change Orders, Contract Work Authorizations, Request for Proposals and related reports, letters and correspondences.
Ensure inclusion of effective supplier diversity language in all contracts. Provide support to the Supervisor in governance of contract approval process from contract creation through contract award. Review purchase orders and contracts as part of procurement approval process.
MARKET ASSESSMENTS AND NEGOTIATIONS: Develop and maintain specific knowledge and expertise, as well as familiarity with general market conditions and trends. Conduct negotiations with contra
Looking to fill positions ASAP. Must have Ariba experience - preferably includes Contract Workspace experience.