Contracts Specialist/Transactional Excellence
Location: Anchorage, AK
Perform contracting activities - reviewing, proposing revisions and implementing agreements using standard documents/forms and contracting procedures
Effectively work with BU Clients and Stakeholders, fellow Supply Chain Staff, Strategic Sourcing, Legal, and Category Managers
Contract authoring utilizing the Company contract tools—managing any language changes through functional review and required approval processes
Analyze suitability of potential suppliers in accordance with Company vendor qualification criteria
Maintains records of approved, current and potential suppliers by commodity or service
Implement contract services in a timely and cost-efficient manner within established company policies, procedures and standards
Coordinate formal RFX for long term commitments and sizable purchases. Performs pre-bid and pre-award meetings
Analyzes suitability of bids dependent on time constraints, cost and quality assurance
Prepares bid evaluations and seeks appropriate approvals of awards
Supplier Performance Management - Ongoing support of the Contract Management Plans and KPI's
Balancing change management and resolution of any claims
Manage an assigned list of Alaska contracts; Plan and coordinate contract needs and recommended strategies to support various client groups; provide category contract management as necessary.
Understand R2P processes and how they are executed in SAP, Actian, and SMART.
Utilize sound judgement and analytical skills to identify issues and develop action plans to improve R2P performance.
Well-organized self-starter that can operate both independently and in a team environment.
Understand the Compliance reporting needs.
Liaise with BU management to monitor and improve individual BU R2P compliance performance.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Supply Chain, Business, IT, Finance or other related field or foreign equivalent
3+ years of experience in supply chain contracting
Proficient knowledge of the R2P process, including SAP PS, PM, MM and eCatalog transactions