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Contract Specialist

Company: Sunrise Systems, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title - IT Contract SpecialistLocation - Newark, NJ (Hybrid schedule)Duration - 8 months contractType - W2 or C2C
The IT Contract Specialist works to facilitate the contract process with the IT managers and the corporate contract department. Assists with sourcing and identification of authorized contract vehicles.
Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a liaison between IT managers, Procurement staff, and vendors
  • Ensures adherence to all policies and procedures governing the submission of a request through the issuance of a PO.
  • Works with requestors to develop scope of work (SOW) and timetable for procurement
  • Conducts research for vendor sourcing and contract vehicles
  • Coordinates bidding of requested IT goods and services including hardware, software, and professional services
  • Prepares procurement packages including vendor quotes, justification memos, and independent cost estimates (ICE)
  • Perform redlines/markups and coordinates the review of proposed contracts with respect to Financial Terms, IP Rights, Indemnification, limits of liability, Risk Assessment, Warranties, Performance Criteria with Problem Resolution Processes, etc.
  • Enhances and maintains the system to track contracts and status of IT procurements.
  • Measures and analyzes IT Procurement data; prepares reports on status and metrics
  • Meets regularly with IT groups and Procurement
  • Coordinates ad hoc meetings with vendors and stakeholders as needed
  • Prepares presentations as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • BA or BS degree in business or a related field or related work experience
  • 7+ years managing sourcing and procurement
  • Experience in contract negotiation
  • Public sector or IT-specific experience a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills
  • Knowledge of procurement processes
  • Ability to source products; research contracts, and identify vendors; knowledge of IT products and vendors or government contracts a plus
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with ERP systems; Oracle experience is a plus
  • Flexible, quick learner; ability to get things done in a large, complex environment
  • Results orientation; excellent time management; ability to meet deadlines
  • Careful attention to detail

Keywords: Sunrise Systems, Inc., Newark , Contract Specialist, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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