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Technology Procurement Contract Manager - 6+ month RTH
Ref No.: 18-00389
Location: Newark, New Jersey

Our Direct Client located in Newark, NJ is seeking a Technology Procurement Contract Manager for a 6+ month contract to possible assignment.

Scope of Work

This role within the IT Procurement organization is focused on providing strategic and on-the-ground, best-in-class procurement support to the Company's technology contracting, including but not limited to contract negotiation and administration; management of sourcing processes; and leveraging third party procurement relationships to achieve cost savings objectives.
  • Direct the negotiation of pricing terms including volume discounts
  • Manage the execution of enterprise-wide purchasing programs for technology
  • Handle both routine and complex paperwork inclusive of negotiating contracts related to purchasing new IT Solutions
  • Sourcing processes related to acquisition of IT solutions, including development of Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposal (RFPs)

  • Experience in technology procurement, managing complex IT acquisitions and negotiating IT contracts
  • Demonstrated capability in effective influence management
  • Effective conflict management skills
  • Strong sourcing skills and experience
  • Analytical skills and understanding of MS Office tools
  • Solid communication, presentation skills and customer service skills/experience
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects, responsibilities and adapt to change
  • Takes personal responsibility for putting in the time and effort needed to achieve work objectives
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and a positive, "can-do " attitude
  • Surfaces concerns for discussion and decision to keep projects on track
  • Experience prioritizing and adjusting work to accommodate the needs of group processes and volume
  • Ability to work autonomously, be accountable and make decisions
  • Must be results oriented and effective within a multi-function, collaborative, team environment