IT Vendor and Contract Administrator
ACT Consulting Columbia, SC
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
ACT Consulting has an immediate need for an IT Vendor and Contract Administrator with our direct client.
Please take a moment to review the job description. If this is something you are interested in, please send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at 704 200 9045 for additional details.
Job Title: IT Vendor and Contract Administrator (667818)
Duration: 12+ months
Location: Columbia, SC – 29223 (partial remote)
Rate: $60/hr on W2 (No C2C)
NO IMMEDIATE On-Site REQUIREMENT:
100% Remote to start - no immediate On-Site requirement; but per HM, things may change next year as return to work gets back on track. Please prepare Contractor for this event in case they have to come on-site.
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Develop and implement the strategic sourcing and vendor relationship strategies. Work closely within IT to serve as the IT point of contact for product and service contract support, analysis, and negotiations. Responsible for the financial practices and procedures associated with the management of these contracts.
Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field or
4 ADDED years of job related work experience or 2 ADDED years of job related experience plus an associate’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or other job related degree.
Required Work Experience:
10+ years experience in vendor relationship management, contract negotiation/management, and/or IT procurement.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Basic understanding of all technical product and service needs across the enterprise. Strong negotiation skills. Strong customer service orientation. Strong knowledge of financial and/or contractual modeling techniques. Able to maintain knowledge of changing technologies. Able to support multiple contracts and complex enterprise agreements. Able to be creative in recommending contracts that offer the best near- and long-term value for IT.
Required Software and Tools:
Standard office equipment.
- 50% Reviews existing and new IT vendor contracts preparing redlines to legal terms where needed in contracts. Negotiates contract terms and conditions with vendor and internal customers ensuring mandatory government laws, regulations, corporate policies and procedures are adhered to. Consults with internal legal counsel in review of the contract terms and conditions for new/amended contracts and change orders. Documents and approves amendments that arise during implementation or execution. Evaluate and determine the most cost-effective and efficient means of acquiring IT hardware, software, and services. Ensure contracts/licenses will cover potential scope and use of IT hardware, software, and services.
- 40% Continually seeks optimal value in service from vendors, reviewing and monitoring performance and ROI metrics and initiating contract modifications. Monitors existing contracts, renegotiations, and renewal agreements during the duration of the contract without lapse of coverage/service. Ensures compliance with the contracts’ terms and conditions. Educate vendors and internal customers on processes affecting evaluations, risk, audits, etc.
- 10% Qualifies vendors and provides information needed to maintain an appropriate vendor database and tracking system to manage the contract life cycle process.
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