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IT Procurement/Contract Manager

Company: IT Associates
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Description:

Our client is looking to add a IT Procurement/Contract Consultant to their team in Austin.

This is a 6+ Month contract position.



What you will do:


  • Works with management to address all aspects of IT Hardware/Software procurement, including procurement support, capital/expense business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.
  • Experience managing (read, edit, redact, redline, etc.) legal contracts (IT contracts preferable, but not strictly required)
  • Review contractual agreements to discover and extrapolate key terms as requested (Term of Contract, Termination, Assignment, Divestiture, Affiliate Use, etc.)
  • Ability to negotiate terms and conditions with vendors/suppliers that results in best outcomes for business
  • Ability to distinguish referenced governing documents within a contract that may control
  • Work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders (both business and vendor) to help build the appropriate vendor relationships and frameworks.
  • Look for opportunity to optimize vendor spend and value by combining, terminating or extending contracts according to business objectives.
  • Regularly review contracts with stakeholders to ensure pricing models, usage, and service levels are current and optimized and that the vendor adheres to all terms and conditions.
  • Create and maintain vendor documentation including but not limited to commercial strategies, financial reporting, performance reporting, and commodity positions




    What you will need:


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of experience within Procurement/IT Contracts
    • Experience purchasing technology services and products
    • Possess a broad understanding of sourcing and IT trends and their commercial application including use of research groups such as Gartner, Forrester, etc.



      • Any experience with Jira is a plus as well
      • Comfortable taking the lead or working as a team member on projects
      • Possess excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
      • Advanced MS Office and presentation skills

        Keywords: IT Associates, Austin , IT Procurement/Contract Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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