Senior Contract Specialist at Peoplesource Consulting

Peoplesource Consulting - Our client is the Mobile Telecommunications Infrastructure Provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. It provides services across the full tower value chain - colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Senior Contract Specialist Job PurposeThe incumbent is expected to effectively support all functions to ensure successful integration and support of proposal efforts, contract execution and supplier management initiatives.Key Roles and ResponsibilitiesKey accountabilities:Working closely with other functions in an integrated team environment to develop procurement contract structures for a variety of complex goods and services.Develops and implements policies, procedures and processes for the supply chain function.Provide contract risk and compliance oversight to the procurement department.Supporting leadership related to supplier management strategy and resolves issues. Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies that support successful execution of the procurement packages.Conducts oversight and management of procurement process, subcontract and supply chain audits as required.Provide support to complex subcontract negotiations and produce playbooks/training materials for procurement teams.Establishes operating plan for procurement risk and compliance assessment activities.Lead interface between procurement and legal department on subcontract strategies and subcontract risk management.Provides expert support to assessments and the development of recovery plans, corrective and preventative actions related to subcontract claims and disputes.Supports the development of company or business unit procurement strategies. Provides oversight and guidance for category strategies.Assist project teams in their review of tender and bid documentation, and provide recommendations on contract terms and conditionsReview bid clarifications/qualifications and related business opportunity documentation drafted by project teamsIdentify and discuss contracting and commercial risks and implications with project managers, regional managers, and senior executivesRecommend alternative or additional bid or contract wording to mitigate, contain and/or transfer risk exposures and address contingenciesProvide guidance and support to procurement in negotiations leading to the finalization of sub-contractsEnsure that negotiation, execution and administration of all contracts are compliant with the organisation’s policies and procedures.Engage with and provide guidance to procurement teams involved in the formation and administration of subcontracts and purchasing processesDevelop forms and templates to support business initiatives, while identifying and addressing risk exposure to existing documentsDraft and review subcontracts and associated documents, and ensure flow down of Prime Contract terms in all subcontract and purchasing commitmentsHandle day-to-day questions regarding contracts and subcontracts, while identifying and proposing solutions to address associated issues and risksProvide training and coaching to procurement teams engaged in the implementation of and the formation and administration of subcontractsReport to the Legal team on contracting and risk issues where significant legal implications arise from the contracting process, and provide support as required

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