Contract Manager

Tele-Tracking Technologies, Inc. Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

Contract Manager

WHO ARE WE?

For over 30 years, TeleTracking has been operating with a simple mission, to ensure that no one waits for the care they need. Our state-of-the-art technology, combined with actionable best practices and a strong advisory services team, means that we provide the critical operational components required to build a responsive, resilient healthcare system. One of those key components is the centralization of hospital operationsthe ability to see in real-time everything from the number of available beds to receive and treat patients to the number of pieces of available medical equipment. TeleTracking values people with an entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and building strong relationships with our employees. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for everyone.

JOB SUMMARY

The Contract Manager serves two functions within the company's legal department. This position is an individual contributor role that is a key advisor to senior leaders and managers as well as the legal department on contractual issues and plans for resolution including the mitigation of risk and loss.

First, the Contract Manager independently handles a variety of legal, contractual, and compliance issues arising from business activities associated with selling TeleTracking's solutions as well as operating the business. The Contract Manager oversees all contractual management activities for TeleTracking and its subsidiaries, including drafting, negotiation and securing the execution of contracts. The Contract Manager also coordinates engagement of key stake holders, as necessary for review and approval of client and third-party contracts. In addition, the Contract Manager develops internal policies and practices ensuring effective contract management and risk migration as well as monitoring and reporting on contract administration activities ensuring overall financial health of contracts and adherence to compliance rules and regulations.

Second, the Contract Manager serves as a Legal Liaison and the primary point of contact for legal inquires or issues, including immigration activities.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Contract Management Responsibilities

75%

  • Leads the contract management process including drafting, negotiating, execution, close-out, and associated management of a wide variety of contracts for execution. This includes third-party agreements.

  • Coordinates with and advises internal clients on various contractual provisions and issues and communicates information to stakeholders about contract-related matters.

  • Advises internal clients on various corporate policies, procedures, approaches, and preferred practices related to contract management.

  • Identifies and communicates risk areas throughout the deal cycle.

  • Develops internal processes, policies and practices and adjustments to same to ensure financial health of contracts, as well as adherence to compliance rules and regulations.

  • Provides proactive legal advice to internal groups on contract management, rules, and regulations.

  • Serves as the point of contact for internal and external clients on contractual matters ensuring timely review and approval of suggested variations to contracts.

  • Is the liaison between the legal department and internal and external clients to solve problems that arise during and after the client contract process and gathers and analyzes information to facilitate a resolution to such problems.

  • As needed trains new hires and other employees in contracting practices and procedures.

  • Ensures contract close-out, extension or renewals or contracts.

  • Maintains the database systems necessary for the retention of contracts, correspondence, and documentation in relation to established contracts and those in process.

Legal Liaison Responsibilities

25%

  • Assists with determining department priorities, goals, and objectives.

  • Manages internal immigration accounts and work product of outside counsel and assists foreign employees as necessary to comply with immigration laws, processes, procedures.

  • Assists with day-to-day matters related to clients' and third-parties' insurance requirements and corporate governance registrations and certifications.

  • Assists legal department with duties associated with litigation related responsibilities, including internal fact gathering and discovery.

  • Provides oversight of due diligence matters assigned to legal department, including internal investigations and potential business transaction such as an acquisition or strategic relationship.

  • Researches responses to third-party requests for information or requests for responses.

  • Assists with and or provides oversight of special projects as may be assigned to the legal department.

  • Provides such other and further assistance necessary and appropriate to support corporate and department goals and objectives.

EDUCATION

Bachelors

Business field preferred.

Preferred

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Professional certification (e. g., CPCM/CFCM)

Preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of experience in contract management, preferably in technology or health care space.

Required

  • 2+ years of experience in corporate operations.

Preferred

  • Proficient with analyzing, interpreting, ad conducting contractual agreements.

Required

  • Knowledge and experience with ERT systems, preferably NetSuite.

Required

  • Advanced in Microsoft office suite.

Required

  • Prior use of DocuSign CLM.

Preferred

SKILLS

  • Experience leading multiple complex projects.

Required

  • Self-started who takes initiative to analyze existing processes and provides innovative streamlined approaches.

Required

  • Strong desire for continual learning and possesses strong communication (both oral and written), problem solving, analytic and interpersonal skills.

Required

  • Ability to work in a high-paced, detail oriented, rapidly changing environment.

Required

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe, and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

TeleTracking is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of TeleTracking's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.

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