Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Sourcing/Contract Manager

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Location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Job Code: 258288
Posted: May 12, 2022

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Sourcing/Contract Manager for our client in the Telecommunication domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 12+ Months Contract

Location: 100% Remote

Role: Sourcing/Contract Manager

Primary Skills: Human Capital Management (HCM)

Role Description: The Sourcing/Contract Manager must have at least 7+ years of experience. 

Must Have Skills (Most Important):

- Stronger public sector experience

- Drives all aspects of the complex strategic sourcing process. 

- Navigate standard company commercial business procedures while mitigating the additional risks of public sector related contracting and subcontracting.

- Takes the lead on pre-proposal submission engagement with suppliers and subcontractors as well as post-award contract negotiations of business and pricing terms and conditions with suppliers and subcontractors.

- Earns the business partner’s respect and serve as a trusted advisor. 

- Collaborates closely with key business partners to understand their priorities and challenges; assess their needs on an ongoing basis; and manage their expectations regarding important key sourcing deliverables and deadlines as indicated by the internal business partners and government customers.

- Manages supplier relationships, effectively maintaining positive and ethical working relationships.

- Leads various cross functional project teams to develop the Comoany’s requirements and to reach consensus on supplier agreement terms. This includes working with the internal business partners and legal counsel to determine appropriate prime contract flow down terms, identify the most efficient contract path, develop negotiations strategies, objectives and plans. This may also include drafting necessary language to translate business needs into specific requirements for contract-related documents, e.g., Master Agreements, Statements of Work (SOW), Teaming Agreements, etc.

- Manages business clients’ expectations and escalations to effectively prioritize the work.

- Reviews upcoming government related projects to determine Sourcing impact and prioritize work accordingly.

- Stays current with business trends as well as Sourcing Best Practices.

Required Skills:

- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience

- 5+ years related experience in a contracts/subcontracts management and/or sourcing position:

o Strong experience in government-related purchasing and compliance/risk issues

o Experience with competitive bids and RFPs and determining appropriate flowdowns

o Knowledge of strategic sourcing processes, policies, procedures, category strategy, supplier segmentation and supplier risk.

o Experience in contract negotiations to include business, price and technical terms

o Experience in drafting contract documents

o Experience leading and/or participating in cross functional teams

- Strong analytical skills. 

- Experience in data analysis and supplier assessment

- Experience developing resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity

- Strong interpersonal and client service skills

- Self-motivated /self-starter with ability to work independently

- Strong oral and written communication skills with experience in influencing others

Desired Skills and Experience:

- Certification(s) from the National Contract Management Association (NCMA):

o Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM)

o Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM)

o Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM)

- Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) from the Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM)

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent 

Experience: Minimum 7+ years of experience

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes

Note: Must be able to work on a W2 basis

Recruiter Name: Sandeep Pal

Recruiter Phone: 763-307-4940

Equal Employment Opportunity 

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