The Telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) Contract Specialist is responsible for overseeing the coordination, review, revisions, negotiations, and drafting of contractual agreements involved in the procurement of technology-related goods and services, including telecommunications, Software as a Service, hardware, software, and consulting services. The Information Technology (IT) Contract Specialist also provides support for other professional services contracts, as needed, including technical resources, human resources and benefits related contracts, online subscription agreements and financial data services agreements.
Such contractual agreements consist of non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements; purchasing and/or licensing agreements; services agreements, order forms, order schedules or statements of work; and contract amendments, among others.
The position will report into a Senior Manager, IT Contract Management and will work closely with other members of the IT department. The candidate will engage with external IT vendors, as well as internal IT organization, Project Management, Sourcing, Information Security, Finance, Risk Management and Legal personnel, and others, as required to complete agreements and to ensure that such agreements comply with company policies and procedures.
The IT Contract Specialist must demonstrate superior knowledge of commercial and legal terms in telecommunications and IT contracts, as well as proficiency in drafting and reviewing contractual arrangements. The IT Contract Specialist will need to maintain a database that tracks the status of IT contracts and will need to ensure the maintenance of accurate, thorough contract records. Additionally, the IT Contract Specialist will help facilitate efficient interdepartmental communications related to assigned areas and will conduct training of various personnel with respect to company policies, procedures, and contract templates. The IT Contract Specialist also will need to undertake such other administrative and analytical duties as may be required from time to time.
The IT Contract Specialist will have a Bachelor’s Degree. Paralegal or other graduate degree is strongly preferred.