Sourcing CoE Contract Specialist|
Company Name:Kroger General OfficePosition 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 FunctionsServe as subject matter expert (SME) within the contract lifecycle management (CLM) system and facilitator of all sourcing contractsEvaluate 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 revisionsImplement contract revision process in accordance with company policy and risk tolerance to address stakeholder requirementsAssess commercial risk related to the terms & conditions of contracts and recommend methods of mitigating that riskIdentify non-standard contractual terms and conditions, and work with the Law department and business owner regarding such termsUpdate and/or develop playbooks, templates, and training materialsProvide company management with reports and data regarding contract performance, contractual risk, and associated business impactMonitor compliance with contractual obligations and facilitate corrective actionsSupport contract template revision process within the CLM system, in accordance with company policies and in consultation with the Law departmentDevelop and monitor contract lifecycle metrics to ensure timely renewal or termination of contractsMust 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 GED2+ years of extensive experience in business transactions & contract review/redlining/negotiationAbility to collaborate and work cooperatively in a team-based environmentAbility to prioritize/multi-task while providing accurate/on-time resultsAbility to read/interpret documentsAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentAbility to work successfully across all organizational levelsAdvanced proficiency in Microsoft OfficeExcellent oral/written communication skillsSelf-directed, ability to execute projects with minimal supervisionStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong attention to detailStrong critical thinking skills, attention to detail and ability to draw conclusionsStrong understanding of industry/technical terms and processesAbility to effectively handle shifting priorities and adapt to changing demands in a fast-paced, dynamic environmentHigh degree of business acumen
Desired Previous Experience/Education Master's Degree2+ years CLM system experience2+ years Coupa experience
Education Level:Master's Desired
Required Travel:Up to 25%
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