Job Openings

Senior Contract Analyst- Waltham

Job ID: BH329247

Category: Contracts Administrator, Contracts Admin, Contracts Management and Outsourcing

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Senior Contract Analyst- Waltham

 

Must Have:

IT contract experience 

Bachelor’s degree or Procurement Certification preferred

3+ years’ contract administration experience

 

Nice to have:

 

Financial Services experience 

 

Overview:

 

As a senior contract analyst, you will collaborate with business partners and vendors to create value, lead vendor-sourcing initiatives, participate in thorough contract reviews, and help our business negotiate best-in-class agreements to further our mission of making a profound difference in our world.

Reporting to the contract management supervisor, you will be responsible for reviewing third-party agreements and leading RFx efforts aligned to key initiatives while working closely with third parties and internal relationship owners. You will provide guidance and support while ensuring that the procurement process is smooth and transparent.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Generating various agreements for the purchase of goods and services, including NDAs, MSAs, SLSAs, SaaS, cloud, EULAs, consulting agreements, and large-scale hospitality agreements

  • Redlining vendor contracts and company templates for supplier and legal review

  • Gathering business case requirements, completing and distributing project-based RFP/RFI requests, evaluating third-party responses, and facilitating service discussions and selections for analysis and business review

  • Aiding internal vendor relationship owners with contract cost and scope negotiation and review as needed, including risk remediation

  • Ensuring contractual compliance with applicable regulations and laws (e.g., FINRA, SEC)

  • Verifying that agreements have supplier accountability, including performance metrics, licensing and data provisioning rights, SLAs, and certificates of insurance

  • Preparing contract renewals, extensions, and termination letters

  • Updating contract database system of record to maintain accurate vendor status and contract inventory

  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings, efficiency gains, and additional improvements; recommending and implementing policy and process changes as appropriate

  • Fostering collaborative working relationships with internal and external customers while representing Commonwealth with professionalism and integrity

  • Resolving contract disputes or issues with suppliers in conjunction with our internal relationship owners

  • Assisting with training to help educate others on the benefits of sound, efficient procurement contract practices

Core Strengths

  • Solid experience in software contracting

  • Excellent contract analysis and redlining skills

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Self-starter with a high level of initiative and attention to detail

  • Positive and energetic team player with strong cross-functional team experience

  • Solid project management and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects

  • Ability to meet or exceed critical deadlines while producing quality output

  • Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Office products

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree or Procurement Certification preferred

  • 3+ years’ contract administration experience

  • Experience with a contract life cycle management tool is preferred

 

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts