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Job Title: CoE Contract Management Manager
Company Name: Kroger General Office
Location: Cincinnati, OH United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/28/2023
Expire Date: 04/17/2023
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Computers, Software, Education, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Manufacturing and Production, Other / General, Retail/Wholesale, Sales, Executive Management, Broadcasting/Communications, Logistics, Writing/Authoring
Job Description
CoE Contract Management Manager
Company Name:Kroger General Office
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Exempt

Position Summary:

Support the execution of all life stages of the contract lifecycle management. Work closely with category management teams and legal teams to update contract templates, clause library, support effective negotiation and oversee all activities post-signature. Lead a team to manage contract compliance on an on-going basis to ensure savings realization to Kroger. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Contract Management
  • Provide guidance and support business partners and category management teams on contract lifecycle management
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives within contract management and oversee all activities post-signature
  • Introduce new contract management processes and technologies to drive a culture of decision-making based on analysis and procurement leading practices
  • Collaborate with legal to develop or update contract templates and clause library including standard T&Cs, SLAs, governance, etc
  • Coordinate inclusions, reviews and monitoring of contract activities with contract management analyst
  • Oversee resolution of contract discrepancies with suppliers and affected functions
  • Compliance Management
  • Strive to reduce overall risk for Kroger through the management of contract compliance
  • Review contract compliance and management plan, and drive adherence and adoption of contract management leading practices
  • Monitor non-compliances situations and timely escalate lack of adherence to involved parties
  • Coordinate with governance and benefits leader to perform annual or more frequent analysis of Krogers overall contract usage and spend under contract
  • Work with internal Audit group to perform 3rd party pricing audit
  • Talent Management
  • Create an effective work environment by developing a common vision, communicating of clear objectives, fostering teamwork, recognizing performance, providing on the job coaching
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties: complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Additional Support
  • Maintain knowledge of other initiatives in Kroger that may affect the CoE performance and operations and collaborate with necessary stakeholders and suppliers
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Management, Legal, Supply Chain, Operations, Retail, CPG, or similar
  • 3 years leadership/management experience in a procurement organization, clearly exposed to strategic program/project management of large complex organizations
  • 2 years exposure to writing, drafting, or negotiating contracts, and proven experience with Contract Management and/or Risk Management
  • Proven experience with Contract Management, Risk Management and Negotiation skills
  • Ability to build impactful relationship with internal clients, key influencers to effectively execute work
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Vizio)
  • Ability to synthesize analysis into compelling oral and written communications and presentations

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • MBA or masters degree
  • 5 years professional experience in Supply Chain Management
  • 3 years professional experience with Legal or Paralegal

Education Level:Master's Desired
Required Travel:Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses:None
Position Type:Full-Time
Regions:General Office- Cincinnati

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Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview:Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH||Cincinnati|| 1014 Vine Street ||45202 || Kroger General Office||[[mfield2]]||Enterprise Sourcing ||Employee|| Exempt || Full-Time|| None

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