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Job Title: Sourcing CoE Contract Specialist
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: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Consulting Services, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Other / General, Sales, Logistics
Job Description
Sourcing CoE Contract Specialist
Company Name:Kroger General Office
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Exempt

Position Summary

Responsible for managing the lifecycle of vendor contracts for Enterprise Sourcing, partnering closely with the responsible line of business, Law, Finance, and other departments to ensure proper execution of contracts in compliance with company policies. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) within the contract lifecycle management (CLM) system and facilitator of all sourcing contracts
  • Evaluate and process other agreements, including, but not limited to non-disclosure agreements, master agreements, statements of work, consulting agreements, licensing agreements, procurement agreements, etc.
  • Ensure timely review and approval for contract changes and revisions
  • Implement contract revision process in accordance with company policy and risk tolerance to address stakeholder requirements
  • Assess commercial risk related to the terms & conditions of contracts and recommend methods of mitigating that risk
  • Identify non-standard contractual terms and conditions, and work with the Law department and business owner regarding such terms
  • Update and/or develop playbooks, templates, and training materials
  • Provide company management with reports and data regarding contract performance, contractual risk, and associated business impact
  • Monitor compliance with contractual obligations and facilitate corrective actions
  • Support contract template revision process within the CLM system, in accordance with company policies and in consultation with the Law department
  • Develop and monitor contract lifecycle metrics to ensure timely renewal or termination of contracts
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of extensive experience in business transactions & contract review/redlining/negotiation
  • Ability to collaborate and work cooperatively in a team-based environment
  • Ability to prioritize/multi-task while providing accurate/on-time results
  • Ability to read/interpret documents
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work successfully across all organizational levels
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Self-directed, ability to execute projects with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong critical thinking skills, attention to detail and ability to draw conclusions
  • Strong understanding of industry/technical terms and processes
  • Ability to effectively handle shifting priorities and adapt to changing demands in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • High degree of business acumen
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Master's Degree
  • 2+ years CLM system experience
  • 2+ years Coupa experience
  • Education Level:Master's Desired
    Required Travel:Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses:None
    Position Type:Full-Time
    Regions:General Office- Cincinnati

    States: Ohio; Alabama; Alaska; American Samoa; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Federated States of Micronesia; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Marshall Islands; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Northern Mariana Islands; Oklahoma; Oregon; Palau; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virgin Islands; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming

    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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