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Contracts Manager

Location: Durham
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

A Technology client located in Research Triangle Park, NC is looking for a Contracts Manager for an ongoing contract opportunity. The Contracts Manager will provide legal and commercial support to the Sales and Delivery organizations covering the Americas theatre. An ideal candidate will have a strong background in contractual law related to the provision of services. This company is continuing to grow and views the Contracts Manager as an essential position.
Specific duties and responsibilities of the Contracts Manager Job include:

  • Reviewing and structuring non-standard Statements of Work (SOW) for professional services deals/offerings within the boundaries of Company’s legal and commercial policies.
  • Overall responsibility of the role will be to work closely with the Advanced Services Delivery Teams, Services Sales Teams, Corporate Revenue Teams, Corporate Legal Teams and Commercial Finance Teams to provide legal and commercial assurance with respect to SOW-based services to be provided to customers.
  • Through strong leadership, business partnering, communication and influencing skills the candidate will be able to build trust and confidence within the business.
  • Responsible for ensuring the successful and efficient process of Services deals review and approval.
  • Advise and assist the Sales teams during SOW/deal negotiation with Customers.
  • Advise and assist the Sales teams during SOW/deal negotiation with Subcontractors.
  • Determine appropriate actions and solutions for the more complex legal and business issues related to the services offered.
  • Adjust actions and decisions for focus on critical issues. Bring perspectives and approaches together, combining them in new and creative ways.

Minimum requirements and experience for this job are:

  • Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent with 5-8 years broad commercial and corporate experience
  • Legal qualification an advantage
  • Pre-Signature Contracts Management experience an advantage
  • Bid Management experience an advantage
  • Ability to review contracts within legal databases and have the ability to understand/interpret contract language to ensure the legal terms cover the services ordered and apply business policies and process as required.  
  • Commercial and financial knowledge an advantage.
  • Experience in commercial negotiation with customers and/or subcontractors.
  • Ability to translate commercial/legal scenarios into simple language, business issues professionally.
  • Must have a highly commercial approach and be able to thrive in a fast paced sales-oriented environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English, negotiation and persuasion skills, including the ability to weigh and articulate the risk and benefit of various scenarios and propose effective resolutions and make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to work successfully with various levels (mid to senior management) across geographies. The individual will have the ability to operate well in a cross-functional team setting, and foster strong relationships with the sales teams, support team members, suppliers, partners or customers.
  • Competent in drafting complex clauses and contracts and assisting and advising legal in drafting wording affecting services.
  • Good knowledge of telecommunications industry.
  • Ability to manage a high volume workload.
  • Ability and willingness to take independent decisions and actions and be an instrument of change.

This Contracts Manager Job in Research Triangle Park, NC is currently available.  
Our client is ready to start reviewing resumes, and scheduling interviews.
To be considered, you must apply online now and submit your resume. We are actively monitoring all applies. Apply below! And, thanks for partnering with Modis!

Keywords: , Durham , Contracts Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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