Contracts Specialist in Orange, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/23/2019

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Job Description


The Contracts Specialist is responsible for reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions of many different staffing contracts to capture and implement agreed-upon business concepts with customers. This includes drafting and modifying contract language, analyzing contract liabilities, and providing support, analysis and responses within stringent time frames in order to meet deadlines. This position requires significant field interaction on a national level and on-going communication with senior managers.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services and provides these services via its affiliates including but not limited to VWS. Volt Workforce Solutions (VWS) offers contingent staffing, direct placement, and managed services throughout North America. We provide flexible, scalable solutions to companies of every size, from small firms needing a few specialists to enterprise accounts that require hundreds or even thousands of contingent workers across numerous skill sets with coordinated account management at multiple locations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and negotiate new contracts and amendments with customers.
  • Create contractual provisions to capture and implement agreed-upon business concepts and review such with customers and internally submit such provisions for applicable review and approval.
    Work this process with customers and/or suppliers until final agreement is reached.
  • Advise management of the likely effects that customer provisions may have on VWS operations (i.e., let these organizations know what these provisions "really mean") and how to minimize VWS exposure.
  • Administer existing contracts with customers and maintain according contract files.
  • Provide support, analysis and responses to issues and questions.
  • Evaluate performance term and conditions (and other miscellaneous bidding requirements) provided with customer RFP/RFIs.
  • Develop a summary of issues that VWS should highlight and respond to as part of the RFP/RFQ response, and work with management to reach agreement on those provisions.
  • Serve as a liaison between VWS Legal on certain contract issues.
  • Work with VWS Operations, Accounting and other inter-departments to resolve contract and operational issues.



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher; J.D. a plus
  • Three plus years Contracts experience within the service industry including writing summary reports and negotiation of terms preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Demonstrated customer service capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven, team-oriented environment is also a must.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills



REQUIRED SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE
* Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Access a plus
* Windows Operating Systems

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or higher; J.D. a plus Three plus years Contracts experience within the service industry including writing summary reports and negotiation of terms preferred Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must Demonstrated customer service capabilities Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven, team-oriented environment is also a must. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills