Analyzes contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedure.
Drafts and negotiates contractual instruments commensurate with skills and grade level. Includes the flow-down of terms from a client contract into our sub-contractor (the supplier)
For non-standard, non-approved alternatives, supplies red line or draft contracts for review to the requesting manager & the Unisys Law Department.
Ensures contract review, approval and execution in accordance with corporate guidelines.
Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.
Prepares, organizes and maintains contract records using Unisys Contract Life cycle Management System (Selectica), along with files documenting contract performance and compliance. May conduct research to support contract audit and or facilitate business unit contracting trends.
Performs contract closeout activities.
As appropriate, intervenes, analyzes, manages and resolves business conflicts between the company and the vendors / suppliers
Assists mid- to high-level contract professionals in working with internal or external business teams on issues and developments relative to assigned contracts.
Have a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications
Responsible for strategic supplier selection and contract negotiations on requirements of engineering, product management, operations, sales, and Unisys clients. Includes support of alliance development, outsourcing and development of suppliers for internal, manufacturing, and resale requirements.
Provides procurement support activities during Product Development Phase. Preparation of purchase detail to populate customer bids and sales proposals. Support of client pre-sales opportunities through client specific product and service sourcing through either a bid desk or help desk environment. Includes subcontracting and risk management, utilizes corporate contracted and preferred sources and only seeks alternative sources due to lack of technical fit or due to client specification.
Fully qualified professional with some years working experience. Provides comprehensive services and has technical knowledge to solve complex problems.