What you’ll be doing...

Role: Specialist - Contract Management, India (Band 4)

Dept.: Sourcing/Global Supply Chain, India

Reporting To: Manager in VDSI with a dotted line to U.S. Stakeholders

Business Hours: 3:30 PM IST to 00:30 AM IST

Location: Hyderabad/Chennai

Job Description

The candidate would be responsible in handling Verizon’s Legal documents entered between Verizon and various Suppliers (Non IT/IT). Job involves working closely with Legal & various user groups like HR, Admin, Finance, Project teams and Category Sourcing Experts (CSE) onshore. The candidate would be responsible in working closely with Verizon legal in ensuring on timely execution of key engagements. The candidate would also be required to regularly monitor the list of agreements in place to ensure that all transactions are covered by a proper Agreement.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for drafting/reviewing the legal documents like Service Agreements/Purchase Agreements/Non-Disclosure Agreement on Non IT side and IT Service Agreements/Statements of Work/Master Service Agreements on IT perspective
  • To get involved in Agreement negotiation with various Suppliers on acceptability of Agreement terms.
  • Coordinate with Verizon Legal in bringing every agreement on time closure and share it with CSEs. To work closely with legal in timely handling of queries raised by any Vendor/Supplier or any internal stakeholder.
  • Participating in vendor meetings from Contract Management perspective and touch base with the respective stakeholders to get them involved in the meetings wherever required
  • Facilitating Agreement execution and follow-up with Suppliers/Suppliers for timely completion of Agreements and obtaining copies of the signed agreements
  • Preparation and presentation of Contract Management reports to Supply Chain Services group on a regular basis.

Required Skills:

  • Criteria: Preferably Bachelors/Masters in Law or a PGin Commerce, Business Administration with a flair for documentation.
  • Professional experience: at least 4 to 6+ years’ relevant experience in Contract Management in IT or BPO domain. PG in Supply chain operations or an equivalent certification would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to understand the nuances of Legal documents, hold his/her forte in negotiation with Suppliers (IT/Non IT), Legal.
  • Should have the ability to interact across boundaries and with senior level stake holders in India and onshore locations.
  • Successful, multi-year track record in a complex, multinational Sourcing organization.
  • Expert in Microsoft word, Excel, Power point should be good in presentation skills.
  • Desirable, commodity experience required in one or preferably more of the following categories with proven delivery of cost savings reduction program :
    • IT Networks
    • Call Center
    • Events & Meetings
    • Fleet Maintenance
    • Logistics
    • Marketing and Event Sponsorships
    • Professional Services/ Staff Augmentation
    • Recruitment
    • Training
    • Travel

Technical Skills:

  • Passion for reducing costs – exhibits high energy and the enthusiasm to establish a new approach to sourcing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills demonstrate by practical examples
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good planning/project management skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Quick study – able to gain a fact based understanding of current vendor base, vendor economics and major trends in relevant markets.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Distinctive leadership – willing to make tough/unpopular decisions, but well respected by internal and external business leaders.
  • Comfortable with conflict – willingness to challenge “conventional” thinking
  • Self-starter and independent worker – able to juggle priorities.
  • Able to work in a dual reporting matrix environment and aggressively take the lead on implementation of savings opportunities that affect numerous lines of business.
  • Multicultural awareness and sensitivity – able to engage appropriately with colleagues and vendors of different nationalities.

What we’re looking for...

Role: Specialist - Contract Management, India (Band 4)

Dept.: Sourcing/Global Supply Chain, India

Reporting To: Manager in VDSI with a dotted line to U.S. Stakeholders

Business Hours: 3:30 PM IST to 00:30 AM IST

Location: Hyderabad/Chennai

Job Description

The candidate would be responsible in handling Verizon’s Legal documents entered between Verizon and various Suppliers (Non IT/IT). Job involves working closely with Legal & various user groups like HR, Admin, Finance, Project teams and Category Sourcing Experts (CSE) onshore. The candidate would be responsible in working closely with Verizon legal in ensuring on timely execution of key engagements. The candidate would also be required to regularly monitor the list of agreements in place to ensure that all transactions are covered by a proper Agreement.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for drafting/reviewing the legal documents like Service Agreements/Purchase Agreements/Non-Disclosure Agreement on Non IT side and IT Service Agreements/Statements of Work/Master Service Agreements on IT perspective
  • To get involved in Agreement negotiation with various Suppliers on acceptability of Agreement terms.
  • Coordinate with Verizon Legal in bringing every agreement on time closure and share it with CSEs. To work closely with legal in timely handling of queries raised by any Vendor/Supplier or any internal stakeholder.
  • Participating in vendor meetings from Contract Management perspective and touch base with the respective stakeholders to get them involved in the meetings wherever required
  • Facilitating Agreement execution and follow-up with Suppliers/Suppliers for timely completion of Agreements and obtaining copies of the signed agreements
  • Preparation and presentation of Contract Management reports to Supply Chain Services group on a regular basis.

Required Skills:

  • Criteria: Preferably Bachelors/Masters in Law or a PGin Commerce, Business Administration with a flair for documentation.
  • Professional experience: at least 4 to 6+ years’ relevant experience in Contract Management in IT or BPO domain. PG in Supply chain operations or an equivalent certification would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to understand the nuances of Legal documents, hold his/her forte in negotiation with Suppliers (IT/Non IT), Legal.
  • Should have the ability to interact across boundaries and with senior level stake holders in India and onshore locations.
  • Successful, multi-year track record in a complex, multinational Sourcing organization.
  • Expert in Microsoft word, Excel, Power point should be good in presentation skills.
  • Desirable, commodity experience required in one or preferably more of the following categories with proven delivery of cost savings reduction program :
    • IT Networks
    • Call Center
    • Events & Meetings
    • Fleet Maintenance
    • Logistics
    • Marketing and Event Sponsorships
    • Professional Services/ Staff Augmentation
    • Recruitment
    • Training
    • Travel

Technical Skills:

  • Passion for reducing costs – exhibits high energy and the enthusiasm to establish a new approach to sourcing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills demonstrate by practical examples
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good planning/project management skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Quick study – able to gain a fact based understanding of current vendor base, vendor economics and major trends in relevant markets.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Distinctive leadership – willing to make tough/unpopular decisions, but well respected by internal and external business leaders.
  • Comfortable with conflict – willingness to challenge “conventional” thinking
  • Self-starter and independent worker – able to juggle priorities.
  • Able to work in a dual reporting matrix environment and aggressively take the lead on implementation of savings opportunities that affect numerous lines of business.
  • Multicultural awareness and sensitivity – able to engage appropriately with colleagues and vendors of different nationalities.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.