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Senior Associate, Contract Services Group (Remote)

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New York City, NY, United States

Senior Associate, Contract Services Group (Remote)

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Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

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Senior Associate, Contract Services Group
The candidate will draft, negotiate and manage a broad range of commercial contracts including, Service Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Amendments, and Statements of Work. Ability to manage and draft contracts across a wide array of sourcing categories and transaction types in both non-technology (professional services, management consulting services, marketing (print production), staff augmentation, and trade services) and technology (OEM/reseller, maintenance and support, hardware, telecom, and software). Partner with the company’s Legal, Risk, Information Protection and Security and other cross-functional teams to ensure adherence to respective policies, processes, and established standards. Collaborate with sourcing managers, business partners, and external suppliers for the successful completion of assigned contracting projects. Act as a point of escalation for procurement team members and company stakeholders for contract-related matters and questions. Assist with maintaining, developing, implementing, and continuously improving processes and procedures for consistent, compliant, and efficient contracting processes and operations within Procurement. Define risks and communicate escalations effectively with management and relevant stakeholders to resolve contractual issues quickly and accurately. Initiate, track and monitor contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintain associated documentation as needed. Assist with the design, build-out, and maintenance of contract management system and associated contract databases. Partner with the Supplier Management group in reviewing, validating and updating contract and supplier data.

Requisition ID: 88084.

The candidate should have 5+ years of relevant contracting experience in a procurement group, in-house legal department or law firm. Undergraduate degree required, JD or similar professional degree strongly preferred. Experience with purchasing systems, contract management systems and organizational interfaces (including e-procurement, Ariba, SAP and e-RFP tools). Proficiency in Microsoft applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint. Experience in technology-related contracts is highly preferred. Ability to draft, review and analyze contracts quickly and accurately with extensive working knowledge of commercial legal principles and terms. Understanding of risks and regulatory concerns associated with commercial contracting (e.g., privacy, data security, contingent labor). Strong negotiation skills combined with practical business judgment. In-depth knowledge of strategic sourcing practices and contracting compliance objectives and best practices. Ability to multitask and work under pressure to meet specific deadlines while staying aligned with multiple stakeholders. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent, clear, concise and timely communication skills (both verbal and written). Financial services company experience preferred.

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May 07, 2023
Jan 22, 2023
Nov 03, 2022
Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Life Insurance Company
11835 Queens Boulevard
New York City, NY 11375-7200


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In-House

Attorney

USD
90000 to 135000
Annually

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Jan 22, 2023

May 07, 2023

Dec 31, 1969

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Senior Associate, Contract Services Group
The candidate will draft, negotiate and manage a broad range of commercial contracts including, Service Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Amendments, and Statements of Work. Ability to manage and draft contracts across a wide array of sourcing categories and transaction types in both non-technology (professional services, management consulting services, marketing (print production), staff augmentation, and trade services) and technology (OEM/reseller, maintenance and support, hardware, telecom, and software). Partner with the company’s Legal, Risk, Information Protection and Security and other cross-functional teams to ensure adherence to respective policies, processes, and established standards. Collaborate with sourcing managers, business partners, and external suppliers for the successful completion of assigned contracting projects. Act as a point of escalation for procurement team members and company stakeholders for contract-related matters and questions. Assist with maintaining, developing, implementing, and continuously improving processes and procedures for consistent, compliant, and efficient contracting processes and operations within Procurement. Define risks and communicate escalations effectively with management and relevant stakeholders to resolve contractual issues quickly and accurately. Initiate, track and monitor contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintain associated documentation as needed. Assist with the design, build-out, and maintenance of contract management system and associated contract databases. Partner with the Supplier Management group in reviewing, validating and updating contract and supplier data.

The candidate should have 5+ years of relevant contracting experience in a procurement group, in-house legal department or law firm. Undergraduate degree required, JD or similar professional degree strongly preferred. Experience with purchasing systems, contract management systems and organizational interfaces (including e-procurement, Ariba, SAP and e-RFP tools). Proficiency in Microsoft applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint. Experience in technology-related contracts is highly preferred. Ability to draft, review and analyze contracts quickly and accurately with extensive working knowledge of commercial legal principles and terms. Understanding of risks and regulatory concerns associated with commercial contracting (e.g., privacy, data security, contingent labor). Strong negotiation skills combined with practical business judgment. In-depth knowledge of strategic sourcing practices and contracting compliance objectives and best practices. Ability to multitask and work under pressure to meet specific deadlines while staying aligned with multiple stakeholders. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent, clear, concise and timely communication skills (both verbal and written). Financial services company experience preferred.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 90000 to 135000 Annually

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Requisition ID: 88084.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Life Insurance Company
11835 Queens Boulevard
New York City, NY 11375-7200

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