Wolters Kluwer Contract Administrator in Riverwoods, Illinois

Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and accounting which includes our North American-Accounting Center. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Review, process, track and facilitate third party vendor contracts, including master services, consulting, outsourcing, software-as-a-service (SaaS), license, non-disclosure, lease, alliance and other vendor agreements, as well as statements of work, and software/hardware related contracts

  • Participate in process design, creation, and improvement to enable the legal and contracts team to manage heavier volumes of matters

  • Manage database and documentation of executed contracts to provide contract visibility and awareness and to support implementation

  • Monitor transaction compliance milestones, deliverables, and invoicing

  • Develop, implement and manage procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy and make recommendations to influence company policies and procedures

  • Provide redlined recommendations and facilitate contract progress by working with third party vendors, Wolters Kluwer attorneys, sourcing and procurement staff

  • Serve as point of contact for internal customers for the review, approval, processing, and reconciliation of third party contracts

  • Provide guidance on contract matters to practice leads, project managers and other operational staff and train new project managers and other employees on contract management practices and procedures

  • Assist sourcing teams with proposals and RFP/RFI submissions

  • A minimum of five years of contracts management and negotiation experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Master's degree from an accredited college/university and/or paralegal training preferred

  • Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) and/or Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) certifications preferred

  • Experience drafting, reviewing and modifying routine and non-routine contracts, as well as experience managing the contracts process in a large matrixed environment

  • Experience in developing process and procedure improvements to the coordination and matter management between sales/business development and contracts/legal functions

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Experience with Adobe Sign or other electronic signature applications preferred

ABOUT WOLTERS KLUWER

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

INFORMATION

For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (495) 4771.

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