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Contract Specialist

Company: Crescens Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job title : Contract Specialist
Location: Newark, NJ
Duration : 10+ months
Type : Contract

Job Description:


  • Acts as a liaison between IT managers, contract staff, and vendors Works with requestors to develop scope of work (SOW) and timetable for contracts 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) 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 system to track contracts and status of IT procurements. Measures and analyzes IT contract data; prepares reports on status and metrics Meets regularly with IT groups Coordinates ad hoc meetings with vendors and stakeholders as needed Prepares presentations as needed Performs other duties as assigned Education and Experience BA or BS degree in business or related field or related work experience 7+ years managing sourcing and IT contracts Experience in IT contract negotiation Public sector or IT-specific experience a plus Required Skills/Abilities Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong quantitative and analytic skills Knowledge of procurement processes
  • Ability to source products; research IT contracts, 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 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

    Required Skills


    • Financial Terms, IP Rights, Indemnification, limits of liability, Risk Assessment, Warranties, Performance Criteria with Problem Resolution Processes
    • Vendors Agreement, SLA's, budget requirements, supply chain management automation, vendor management & gove
    • Microsoft Office; i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • IT contract data; prepares reports on status and metrics
    • IT contract negotiation, managing sourcing and IT contracts, vendor sourcing and contract vehicles

Keywords: Crescens Inc., Newark , Contract Specialist, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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