Contract Analyst

Contract Analyst

Seeking a Contract Analyst in downtown Houston, TX for an immediate contract opportunity with a multi-national National Gas company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Lead the contract formation and/or contract administration process for various direct and indirect material purchases
  • Develop, issue and manage tender documents (RFPs, RFQ, RFIs, etc.)
  • Negotiate contract commercial terms, ensuring they meet requirements of internal stakeholders (i.e., risk, legal, project management, etc.) and company’s standards
  • Administer multiple contracts including issuance of change order requests, negotiation and approval of change orders, RFI's, etc.
  • Lead proposal analyses and proposal commercial evaluations; coordinate overall RFP evaluations with project clients;
  • Provide sound Supply Chain Management advice, guidance, and options to internal project clients while following established processes and proper authorization controls
  • Develop and articulate project and contract acquisition strategies within area of responsibility and communicate strategies to project clients and Senior Management
  • Manage competitive sourcing processes and single/sole sourcing processes for major contracts
  • Cross-functional teams during contract tendering, formation, administration and negotiation
  • Coordinate communication efforts with suppliers, team members, company experts, and advisors (legal, risk, tax, supplier qualification, etc.)
  • Conduct market and competitive intelligence research and analysis within area of responsibility
  • Maintain contract records in SAP, ensuring governance requirements are met at all times
  • Makes decisions and recommendations within established guidelines, procedures or polices and up to those within authorized limits
  • Manages problems that are unique and that require independent thinking
  • Has a solid understanding of specific goods and vendors
  • Focused on supporting cost savings initiative for specific category; participates in supplier performance reviews

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain or a similar discipline
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP, Ariba Contract Management System, and MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Significant experience negotiating the terms and conditions of master services agreements
  • Experience within a large corporation or complex organizational setting
  • Broad understanding of project execution and contracting principles, theories, and concepts
  • Understanding of Procurement roles, responsibilities and business processes as they relate to contracts
  • Experienced in commercial negotiations, contractor management and contract administration
  • Good interpersonal and motivation skills
  • Strong communications and presentation skills
  • Ability to interact in a multi-cultural environment
  • Good planning, execution and organizational skills

 

This is a 6-month contract opportunity with the opportunity to extend and/or become permanent.

Full-time 40 hour a work position, Monday—Friday

For immediate consideration, please apply directly to this posting.

 

Why Kelly®?

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About Kelly®

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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