Supplier Contracts Specialist in Orange, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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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 VCG and VWS. Volt Consulting Group (VCG) is an independent managed services provider (MSP) with a proven 20-year record of helping leading organizations to recruit and manage top quality contingent talent to fill specialized skill needs, meet peak labor demands and even outsource non-critical operations.


Supplier Contracts Specialists is responsible for reviewing the qualifications of temporary staffing suppliers who have been identified as potential suppliers to Volt Consulting Group (VCG), under a Managed Services Program, or to Volt Workforce Solutions (VWS) as a sub-tier supplier. Supplier Contracts Specialist determine the extent to which these suppliers meet the qualification criteria established by VCG and VCG's customer, or VWS, and will negotiate terms and conditions of different supplier contracts to capture and implement agreed-upon business concepts and requirements. This includes drafting and modifying contract language, analyzing contract liabilities, assessing compliance with insurance requirements, and providing support, analysis and responses within stringent time frames in order to meet deadlines. This position requires significant interaction with VCG and VCG's customer, or VWS, on a local; and national level and on-going communication with VCG and VWS Management.


Supplier Contracts Specialist is critical to ensuring that all supplier contractual activities necessary to on-board qualified suppliers occur on a timely basis and support the VCG Managed Services Program requirements or the VWS sub-tier supplier requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Work as part of a team to implement new VCG Managed Services Programs to evaluate and on-board qualified suppliers.
* Evaluate, assess, negotiate and administer supplier contracts with potential suppliers.
* Oversee all supplier requirements of each assigned VCG Managed Program and VWS sub-tier Associate Vendor requirements.
* Determine the extent to which suppliers meet VCG and VCG customers, or VWS requirements.
* Provide support, analysis and responses to issues and questions.
* Maintain supplier contract files and databases.
* Establish and negotiate new contracts, amendments and terminations with suppliers.
* Create contractual provisions to capture and implement agreed-upon business concepts, and review work product with VCG/VWS and customers (when applicable) for approval.
* Advise management of the likely effects that might result from accepting supplier exceptions to Managed Services Program requirements (i.e., advise what these changes "really mean").
* Work with VCG/VWS Operations, Accounting, Program Implementations, and Contracts Department personnel to resolve qualification issues.
* Serve as a liaison between VCG, VWS and VIS Legal on certain supplier contract issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Bachelor's Degree or higher; paralegal experience a plus
* Must be Proficient in contractual language; able to identify and resolve inconsistencies and contract issues
* Demonstrated customer service capabilities
* Procurement Experience (1-3 years) - Desired
* Negotiation Experience (1- 3 years) - Desired
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Contract Administration - Desired
* Strong Organizational Skills - Desired
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
* Ability to multi-task and project-management skills
* Good judgment
* Ability to work as a Team Player
* Ability to work in a deadline -driven environment and without close supervision
REQUIRED SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE
* Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Access a plus
* Windows Operating Systems
* SharePoint

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree or higher; paralegal experience a plus • Must be Proficient in contractual language; able to identify and resolve inconsistencies and contract issues • Demonstrated customer service capabilities • Procurement Experience (1-3 years) - Desired • Negotiation Experience (1- 3 years) - Desired • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Contract Administration - Desired • Strong Organizational Skills – Desired PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: • Ability to multi-task and project-management skills • Good judgment • Ability to work as a Team Player • Ability to work in a deadline -driven environment and without close supervision REQUIRED SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel – Microsoft Access a plus • Windows Operating Systems • SharePoint