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IT Contracts Administration Manager

Company: CAES
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:
Frontgrade is the largest provider of analog and radiation hardened technology for the United States aerospace and defense industry. - From human spaceflight and space exploration, to missile defense and electronic warfare, to healthcare solutions addressing COVID-19, our talented team develop high performing electronic solutions that work the first time, every time. -Are you looking to be part of the Space Evolution? - Where innovation and ideas go hand-in-hand? Then come join the Frontgrade Team!

Overview:
Reporting into Supply Chain, the IT Contracts Administration Expert will assist with enterprise-wide, cross-functional Vendor Management by performing and managing with a combination of contract, performance, relationship or risk management roles with IT vendors including but not exclusive to end-to-end contract negotiations with vendors, SOWs and renewals for IT and Engineering. This person will own and must understand contractual, commercial and operational working relationships with vendors to ensure that contractual commitments are delivered across IT and establish process and methodology to proactively renew contracts on time and within budget constraints. -What we offer:Direct HireImmediate Benefits: Medical (FSA + HSA), Dental, and Vision3 weeks of PTO + 11 Paid Holidays401K MatchingRoom for growthTuition Reimbursement9X80 Schedule

Responsibilities:
Lead all contractual negotiations with vendorsManage complete contract lifecycle, (defining scope of work, RFQ's, negotiations & execution) and execute software of all renewals as neededEnsure there are clear metrics across all key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure strong performance managementPartner with Finance to ensure all contracts are captured within budget and provide periodic forecast based on renewals, negotiations and SOWsValidate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation Work effectively across divisions and functions. Actively engage the support of stakeholders using problem solving and proactive communication skillsCreate Yearly Budget for all existing Software and Hardware Maintenance Partner with Purchasing to ensure proper submission of all Pos; manage requisition process Maintain engagement with related processes, including, Procurement, Finance, PMO Governance, INFOSEC and SuppliersDevelop reports that provide understanding of entitlements by application for license metrics linking to function, business and user, cost savings from negotiations, budget/forecasting to contract commitmentsIdentify and execute value opportunities with key vendor relationships Develop the reporting for vendor performance in areas that include (but are not limited to) quality, capacity, systems and responsiveness

Qualifications:
Minimum:Bachelor degree required in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or Scientific Discipline5+ years of MS Office Suite experience, with proficiency in MS Project, MS Excel, MS SharePoint, MS PowerPoint5 years of experience leading contractual negotiation3+ years' experience in an IT and Engineering environment3+ years working knowledge of Purchase Requisitions process and procurement procedures3+ years in Project management role demonstrating use of analytical skills and ability to effectively work with disparate teams across divisionsAbility to create/collect, manage and analyze sizable datasets and/or research informationThis position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by US export laws. - In order to be eligible for this position, you must be a US person under US export laws or, eligible for approval for a U.S. Government export license. - A US Person includes a US citizen, lawful Permanent Resident, refugee or asylee.Preferred:Project Management Office (PMO) experience a plusSalary Range: $107,600 - $141,231 annually. -Applicable pay within the posted range may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, geographical location, job function of the position, education, and experience of the successful candidate -CAES provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, 401K, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). Learn about Total Rewards and Benefits: -www.cobhamrecruits.com (login: Recruit / password: benefits1) -

Employment Transparency:
BENEFITSWe take care of our people and provide competitive health, wealth and wellbeing benefits - from day one. You'll also discover learning and development opportunities so you can take your career to the next level - and beyond. -Other benefits include:Competitive Benefits: Medical (FSA + HSA), Dental, and VisionImmediate 401K Vesting/MatchingCareer Opportunity and GrowthTuition ReimbursementStudent Loan RepaymentGenerous PTO and 11 paid holidays per year8 weeks of 100% Paid Family Leave -ABOUT FrontgradeFrontgrade is the largest provider of analog and radiation hardened technology for the United States aerospace and defense industry. - From human spaceflight and space exploration, to missile defense and electronic warfare, to healthcare solutions addressing COVID-19, our talented team develop high performing electronic solutions that work the first time, every time. - -WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYERAt Frontgrade we welcome differences and celebrate new ideas. We believe the diversity of our people inspires our creativity and drives our innovation. Everyone is welcome here, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. - -We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please email Careers@Frontgrade.com.

Keywords: CAES, Colorado Springs , IT Contracts Administration Manager, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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