WindStream Communications Contract Support & Lifecycle Management in Topeka, Kansas
Contract Support & Lifecycle Management - ( 23001410 )
This role will focus on support of procurement contract activities from an administrative and strategic standpoint as outlined below. The position requires interaction with internal stakeholders, the sourcing team, the finance team, suppliers and others.
Act as the first point of contact for contract actions and general informational requests
Timely and accurately route agreements for signature according to approved company processes
Collect required information and submit vendor add/change requests to set up suppliers for company use
Field ad hoc requests to provide executed agreements to stakeholders
Review and update metadata related to contract actions for completeness and accuracy
Create and manage reporting related to contract actions and related spend metrics
Oversee and update process documents related to the contracting process, working in conjunction with the contracts team
Manage data coming from different sources and methodologies into a single consistent format
Troubleshoot and solve for the causes of inconsistencies in contract related metadata
Other projects as assigned
Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.
Required Skills & Experience :
Ability to engage, communicate, and influence effectively at all levels of the organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize multiple projects and follow up on projects/tasks in flight
Strong command over all contractual terms (legal and commercial) and understanding of relationship between related agreements.
Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
Understanding of relational databases and the ability to effectively work within them
Detail oriented, self-motivated to independently manage workload, responsive to team needs, and takes ownership/pride in work product
Bachelor’s Degree required
Contracting or paralegal experience preferred
Contract Lifecycle Management system experience
Remote work experience
Microsoft Office experience
College degree and 4-6 years professional level experience with 1-3 years supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or 8 years professional level related experience with 1-3 years supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.
Our Benefits :
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
Health & Flexible Savings Account
Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
Educational Assistance Plan
Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
Windstream DEI&B Statement: Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.
Our Employee Resource Groups:
WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
WINPRIDE – LGBTQ Employee Resource Group
WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
WARG – Ability Resource Group
LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group
Primary Location : US-Alabama-Virtual Office AL .093 - .097
Other Locations : US-Ohio-Twinsburg, United States, US-North Carolina-Charlotte
Job Category : Procurement
EEO Statement: : Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.
Req ID: 23001410
Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.