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.
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.
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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