Contracts Manager for Divestitures/Mergers/Acquisitions

Princeton, New Jersey
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Type: Contract

Category: Scientific & Clinical

Job ID: 143087

Date Posted: 07/11/2019

Title: Contracts Manager for Divestitures/Mergers/Acquisitions

Location: Princeton, NJ

Schedule: 8am to 5pm Mon – Fri.

Type: Temporary

Start date: ASAP


  • Seeking an individual with knowledge and experience in contracting to join the IT Software & Contract Compliance team in Service Integration.
  • Obtain and review IT contracts to ensure divested and/or acquired entities have sufficient rights under existing company contracts to continue to facilitate business activities post-divestiture/acquisition
  • Provide contract analysis and updates to key stakeholders and divested/acquired entity
  • Maintain vendor software list and provide status updates in a shared excel workbook
  • Work with key stakeholders and divested/acquired entities on confirming accuracy of details in workbook
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure necessary rights if contract terms are unfavorable
  • Engage Legal when required
  • Drive contract changes and amendments directly with vendors, business users and Legal
  • Coordinate and facilitate communications between stakeholders, Legal, vendors and divested/acquired entities
  • Facilitate negotiations between vendors and divested/acquired entities
  • Obtain management signatures on contracts and/or amendments when necessary
  • Perform contract management administrative tasks



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 4+ years’ experience in contract development, interpretation, management and contract negotiations
  • At least 5 years of experience with Contract Analysis, Contract Negotiations, and Software Licensing
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and proven track record of being able to influence others with effective verbal and written communications
  • Familiarity with Intellectual Property (IP) laws
  • Strong analytical, organizational, project and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage priorities and timelines
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of software licensing models a plus
  • Technical background or experience a plus
  • Ability to establish key relationships and work effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders

Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.

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