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Contract Specialist

Company: DISYS
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Contracts & Sourcing Specialist III
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 12+ Months (Possibility of extension)

Summary:
We are seeking a Contracts Specialist that will work closely with the Global Sourcing Contracts Team to manage
contracts of various indirect categories.
The main function of a Contracts & Sourcing Specialist is to administer activities related to contracts for purchase or sale of equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical Contracts Specialist is responsible for negotiating contracts with the customer or bidder.

Responsibilities:
- Specific project work and source-to-pay activities may vary, including contract drafting, negotiating, and tracking contract status, that include a variety of commodities/categories, including human resources, marketing, design, communications, facilities, and general services.
- Negotiate, manage, coordinate, and support contract projects, including managing contract volume.
- Negotiate, review, and execute SOWs and contracts.
- Prepare contracts, statements of work and related documents following Client sourcing guidelines
- For assigned projects, ensure all contracts are executed and published.
- Create contract records and upload drafted contract into record for approvals and signatures
- Proactively reach out to approvers and signatories to expedite contract cycle time
- Draft agreements including but not limited to Professional Service Agreements, event sponsorships, donation letters, speaker agreements and Art Service Agreements
- Track contracts for those contracts where services have begun
- Support special projects as needed.

Requirements and Desired Skills:
- At least 3-5 years' experience in contract drafting.
- Ability to interact with employees at all levels, develop cooperative working partnerships and contribute to teams.
- Able to prioritize and use available tools to be highly productive and manage high volumes.
- Highly motivated and able to think clearly under pressure.
- Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
- Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to flourish in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity.
- Communicate professionally and effectively
- At least basic knowledge of Purchase Requests and Purchase Orders
- Ability to organize Outlook and personal files effectively

Must Haves:
- 3-5 years demonstrated experience with Contract Drafting
- You will work with different types of people regarding different items and will need to successfully communicate to manage expectations and constantly changing requests.
- Demonstrated experience with working with a high volume of contract in a fast-paced environment.

Education/Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required.

Keywords: DISYS, Austin , Contract Specialist, Other , Austin, Texas

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