Job Title : Vendor Contract Manager/AnalystLocation :Mounds View, MN Duration : 6 Months Contract Must Haves: Experience with contract management, project management, experience with major software vendors (Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, etc), and vendor management, and software contracts, experience working in a large multi-national company leading high visibility, complex projects. POSITION DESCRIPTION: This person will support vendor contract management and project management for the Client IT Vendor Management Office (VMO). These responsibilities include locating contracts, organizing contracts, identifying contract hierarchy and dependencies for each vendor, working with legal to analyze contracts, capturing and recording contract meta data, and communicating with stakeholders. _____________________________________________________________________ POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Relationship Management: Establish and maintain strong relationships with sourcing, legal, VMO colleagues and other applicable and global IT vendor stakeholders Individual Accountabilities: Learn how to navigate in Client contract repository solutions in order to efficiently locate and store vendor contracts Consolidate identified contracts in single repository leveraging consistent indexing solution Identify and map contract dependencies and hierarchy for each applicable vendor Partner with legal to identify and record contract meta data Manage weekly meetings and content for legal review Partner with VMO leadership team to review contract data Perform other appropriate administrative and operation research to support contract management Work closely with both direct and virtual global members of the VMO team Ensure priorities are consistent with the overall vendor management strategy Ensure timely completion of projects and deliverables Expected Leadership Behaviors: Assume positive intent in others Collaboration and build trusted and sustainable relationships Be accountable Model and encourage a strong sense of urgency and bias for action Proficient at making fact-based decisions ______________________________________________________________________ ROLE SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS: Moderate contract management experience Moderate experience with IT vendors Moderate knowledge of vendor management industry best practices EDUCATION REQUIRED Relevant B.S. or BA degree YEARS OF EXPERIENCE 2-4 years with Bachelors or Basic Degree or 1-2 years with Masters or other Advanced Degree ________________________________________________________________ GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Strong people and communication skills Moderate technical experience in infrastructure, software and hardware products and services Global experience Ability to work collaboratively across all levels of an organization internationally Able to work in a virtual organization Adaptable and flexible Manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet objectives Strong problem solving and decision making skills Presentation skills including the ability to translate technical information into business terms ______________________________________________________________________ PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Regularly required to be independently mobile Interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers Travel independently to various Client buildings/sites
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