Conduent Contracts Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Contracts Manager

Description

Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve.

We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.

Whether it's digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning - Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents. Learn more at www.conduent.com at https://conduent.taleo.net/enterprise/enterprise/www.conduent.com .

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Public Sector Contracts Manager

Purpose:

Responsible for leading and managing a team of experienced Contract professionals in providing full life cycle acquisition support in the highly regulated Public Sector industries including State and Local, Transportation, Federal, and Government Healthcare.

General:

Perform core responsibilities of job position including leadership, management and performance of full life cycle contract support with complete and timely deal reviews, subcontractor/vendor management activities from NDAs, TAs through SOW and contract placement, Contract and Subcontract negotiations and post award Contract and Subcontract management. Experience should demonstrate knowledge of regulatory and policy obligations and compliance. Preferred target industry experience is Government Healthcare.

Demonstrate skills and competencies in the following key areas: (i) internal and external customer focus, (ii) commitment to quality, (iii) effective communication, (iv) integrity, (v) work ethic, and (vi) job knowledge and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated experience in an advance role as trusted business adviser and strategist improving both the Acquisition function and the business.

Demonstrated commitment to a changing organizational cultural climate and ability to identify, structure and implement transformation initiatives supporting key corporate initiatives and driving efficiency.

In performing these responsibilities the candidate shall be able to:

  • Adapt and execute functional or departmental business plans and contribute to the development of organizational strategies

  • Anticipate internal and/or external business challenges/ regulatory issues

  • Make decisions that are guided by functional strategies and priorities

  • May include international accountability

Core Skills Include:

  • 8-10 years practical experience in a Public Sector environment (Federal, State and Local)

  • Sell side experience preferred over buy side experience

  • Solicitation review and assessment

  • Negotiations

  • Strong contract administration experience including issue and dispute resolution, claims, contract interpretation, change management and contract close out

  • Responsibility determinations of potential subcontractors

  • Risk mitigation identification and implementation

  • Tactical and strategic assessments, analysis and decision making for all acquisition related issue

  • Informed and aware of current acquisition policy issues

  • Law degree not required but will be considered

  • Active leadership and contributions to organizational and corporate innovation and training

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form at https://downloads.conduent.com/content/usa/en/file/conduent-applicant-adaaa-referral-form.pdf .

Job Pricing, Bid or Contract Management

Primary Location United States-Arizona-Phoenix

Organization Conduent Corporate

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18002552