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Contract Analyst Ii Or Senior Contract Analyst

Company name

ACT, Inc

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2019

Valid Through

Jul 02,2019

Posted on

Mar 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Iowa City, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contract Analyst II or Senior Contract Analyst
The candidate will provide a high level of contract support services, including the interpretation and analysis of complex legal issues, leading teams to identify and resolve contract issues, supporting the work of other members of the Contract Services team, and serving as a department subject matter expert on contract development, negotiation and issue resolution. Draft and negotiate vendor agreements, including complex software, consulting, and service agreements, statements of work, change orders and amendments. Assist in the review of contract terms for proposal responses to competitive sales opportunities, including federal, state, and local RFP’s. Assist with or independently interpreting and analyzing complex contract issues, and support team members in business decision making. Draft and maintain contract templates. At senior level, provide department and cross-functional training and guidance on contract issues. Utilize key systems and processes that support the workflow of the Contract Services team, including contract management software, repositories, and department informational site.

Qualification and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree required, such as in business, communications or English. Juris Doctorate preferred Or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
Experience: 5 years of related experience drafting, negotiating and administering contracts required. 2 years of experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts is required. Demonstrated experience communicating and collaborating with team members at all levels across the organization and as part of cross functional teams. Must have extensive knowledge of contract templates, drafting, and negotiation and ability to train others on same. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local education laws, procurement, processes, and/or systems preferred. Knowledge of software license, software development and/or other IT related contract terms and issues preferred. Knowledge of SharePoint, Salesforce, or other contract management tools, preferred.
Ability : Ability to analyze requirements in context of the business environment and develop recommendations and/or solutions regarding the contractual implications. Ability to interpret contract terms, and advise internal stakeholders on risk as it relates to business operations. Ability to interpret policies and playbooks, and make decisions related to contract negotiations and processes.
Contract Analyst II level: Experience: 3 years of related experience drafting, negotiating and administering contracts required. Experience drafting and negotiating contracts is required. Experience communicating and collaborating with varying levels of team members and as part of cross functional teams. Some knowledge of contract templates, drafting, and negotiation and ability to train others on same is required. Ability : Ability to analyze requirements in context of the business environment and develop recommendations and/or solutions regarding the contractual implications. Ability to interpret standard contract terms and advise internal stakeholders on risk as it relates to standard business operations. Ability to interpret policies and playbooks and, with guidance, make decisions related to contract negotiations and processes.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
ACT, Inc
301 ACT Drive
P.O. Box 168
Iowa City, IA 52243-0168