Contracts Manager

Hornell, New York
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Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Legal

Job ID: 135156

Date Posted: 04/08/2019


This is a permanent, full time, direct hire job opportunity offering W2 annual salary with benefits (medical insurance, PTO & 401K plan with matching contribution) and relocation assistance.


Please send me your details directly to: denis.potapenko@systemone.com for an immediate consideration.


Position for a Contracts Manager


- Main focus is to ensure that all Sourcing / Procurement / Supply Chain related contracts and contractual deliverables are processed on time and in accordance with the project/tender requirements.
- Ensure that the Sourcing / Procurement related contracts execution is followed properly as part of the assessment of the QCD performance of suppliers. 
- Supplier claim management and recovery where suppliers are in default.


Contractualisation:


- Implement the process of definition/update of specific requirements to be reflected to suppliers in line with the customer contracts.

- Establish the Sourcing contractual strategy (choice between subcontracting, purchase agreement, service agreement, purchase order, etc.) with the Cluster Sourcing Director (or equivalent) and Central Sourcing teams.

- Support the Cluster Sourcing Team and Central Sourcing Teams in the negotiation of sourcing related contracts on request.

- Support Legal Counsels to LOI and/or project specific agreements preparation (on request only and in relation with the Legal Counsel in charge)

-Communicate on contractualisation progress and give visibility on associated risks to the Project/Tender teams and North America Legal Counsel and Sourcing/Procurement Contract Manager.

Contract execution management:

- Follow-up and support the implementation of contract amendments.
- Ensure management of contract documents.
- Notify Suppliers and follow-up in case of failure of contractual obligation.
- Anticipate risks, propose counter-strategies and commercial solutions to Sourcing/Procurement teams to avoid Project degradation.
- Maintain records useful for claims substantiation. 


Claim Recovery:

- Identify claim topics, and manage each claim in accordance with the sourcing claim management process.
- Provide reporting on progress as and when required.

Skills/Experience/Education:

- Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's Degree
- JD (Juris Doctor) will be a big plus
- Experience as lawyer will be a big plus
- Previous experience as a buyer, purchasing manager, sourcing manager, procurement manager, supply chain manager or similar 
- Ideally experience working with contractual / legal documentation


Please send me your details directly to: denis.potapenko@systemone.com for an immediate consideration.


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