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Sr. Contract Negotiator - Remote

Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Melville, NY, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

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Requisition ID : 6577 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Legal / Contract Administration                                             

Work Location :  Melville, NY (CSC) 

State or Province : New York (US-NY)     

Potential Work Location : United States : New York : Melville 

 

*** Remote Opportunity***

 

BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Senior Contract Negotiator will provide end-to-end contracting services for MSC’s commercial and government sales teams and will contribute to ongoing improvements to simplify and optimize contract templates, standards and processes throughout the contracting cycle.

 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Drafts, negotiates, and closes complex contracts in collaboration with appropriate cross-functional departments.

* Coordinates contract review process with cross-functional teams from matter intake through final execution and close.

* Focal point for all communication with legal, finance and business team disciplines for resolution of contract issues and disputes.

* Reviews complex solicitations and prepares specialized and/or non-routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications in accordance with contract policy and processes.

* Prepares rationale for contract modifications as a guide to facilitate negotiations between sales teams and customers.

* Develops negotiation strategy for and assists sales team with complex contractual issues.

* Works with outside legal counsel to ensure adherence to and consistency with applicable law and corporate policy.

* Assists in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes.

* Communicates contract policy and practice as well as provides guidance to internal business teams on corporate goals and objectives relating to contract activity.

* Analyzes new laws, regulations and contract trends for potential impact on business unit goals and objectives.

* May mentor and train less experienced professionals.

* Has a general understanding of the MSC business model and business terms to include pricing, discounts, freight policies, payment terms, rebates, etc. and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.

* Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.

* Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required

 

*INDICATES ESSENTIAL DUTIES To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.  To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum of eight years of contract-related experience required.
  • Juris Doctorate a plus, but not required

 

SKILLS:

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills required.
  • Strong to excellent analytical, presentation, and leadership skills required.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and creativity to resolve contractual issues required.
  •  Excellent internal and external negotiation skills required.
  •  Ability to negotiate complex, non-routine contractual instruments required.
  •  Ability to draft complex, non-routine contractual instruments.
  •  Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, and applicable public contract law and regulations.
  •  Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software required.

 

Compensation starting at $86,000.00 and up commensurate with experience

 

Benefits may include: paid time away including holidays and parental leave, medical and dental plans, retirement savings plans with company-match, disability and life insurance, tuition reimbursement program, recognition and service award programs, wellness and workplace flexibility programs, stock purchase plan, and product discounts (Benefits may vary by location).”

 

 

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    

                                                                  


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