Uses skills as an experienced professional with an understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position. Participates with other managers to establish programs, policies, and objectives. Makes decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures effective achievement of operation’s objectives. Must demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers.
Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies. Selects methods and techniques of obtaining solutions to problems of relatively routine to diverse scope and moderate to highly complexity, requiring analysis of identifiable factors.
Has contact with all levels of company employees as well as frequent interaction with vendors. Negotiates and exchanges information with all levels of management.
Performs assignments independently with instructions from management limited to results expected. Able to manage and prioritize own time. Provides feedback and periodic updates to managers on status of goal/project assignments.
Minimum Qualifications (must have)
Bachelors in business or technical discipline
Paralegal or equivalent experience or previous experience as a Contract Specialist
Minimum 5 years business experience and two or more years relevant contracts experience
Individual must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, EXCEL. Expertise, experience with interpreting contract regulations, laws, policies, and procedures
*Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)
CPM Certification preferred
Experience as a Lawyer or as a Procurement Sourcing Manager with contract expertise