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Contract Manager

Houston, Texas
Legal & Compliance

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Job Description

Division: Legal and Compliance
Business Unit: Legal and Compliance
Requisition Number: 240093
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Job Description:

Position Overview:

This position is a Contract Manager professional supporting the Siemens Digital Industries Process Automation (DI PA) business unit based in Houston, Texas.  You will analyze customer and supplier terms and conditions and suggest innovative ways to deal with contract requirements, negotiations, rights, obligations, and risk exposures to managers responsible for the contracts.

Responsibilities:
 o Write, review, analyze, modify and negotiate contractual documents to achieve acceptable risk levels.
 o Write, review, analyze, modify and negotiate claims, settlement agreements, changes to existing agreements for service and equipment, and other contractual terms and conditions.
 o Summarize and prepare risk summaries for review and approval by management.
 You will ensure all bids/contracts comply with limits of authority directive. Guide review of specifications issued by purchasers; prepare customized commercial sections of bid reports. Recommend deviations from limits of authority directive and prepare letters for appropriate management approvals.  Guide the preparation and negotiation of contracts and provisions of service/bid contracts, settlement agreements, and master agreements; suggest values of liquidated damages; provide consultation, advice, and/or training for lower level contract analysts. 
 
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:
 o Bachelor’s degree required, advanced education or Law Degree is a plus.
 o 8 years of legal contract business experience.
 o Extensive experience drafting and negotiating contractual documents, implementing contracts, and managing claims process.
 o Detailed oriented with the ability to analyze contracts to identify and evaluate risks relative to different scopes of work.
 o Strong negotiation skills, detail oriented, able to handle multiple projects at the same time.
 o Strong customer orientation.
 o Flexibility to adjust and thrive in an environment with changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
 o Able to communicate clearly and concisely with a range of associates as well as senior executives.
 o Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
 O Ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward.
 o Excellent communication, writing, and meeting facilitation skills.
 o Ability to travel domestic estimated at 10%.
 o Strong understanding of diversity and intercultural differences (experience of operating in diverse and international environments).

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

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