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Children''s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Contract Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri

The ideal Contract Specialist is a strong team player eager to assist the Business Development contracting team with full lifecycle contract management of Information System contracts (i.e. software license, software as a service, end user license agreements, software/hardware procurement, and professional services) entered into on behalf of CMH. Experience with information system contracts is a plus, but not necessary. We can teach you!

Fundamental job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate terms and conditions related to the above-mentioned contract types typically using another party’s contract. Such work involves following established departmental policies and procedures related to the contract process.

  • Serve as liaison between legal and all internal and external parties during contract development and negotiation, through execution to ensure the contracts effectively meet the objective, protect the interests of the organization, and meet all necessary legal and compliance standards.

  • Managing multiple administrative processes to track and maintain accurate documentation of completed contracts, expirations, renewals, etc., along with ad-hoc contractual projects as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 1-2 years of contract management experience/knowledge is preferred but not required

  • High level of interpersonal; problem-solving; and analytical skills

  • Self-starter takes initiative but also uses good judgment to call out issues when needed

  • Dependable, honest, high integrity, professional, positive

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; attention to detail and ability to spot errors and inconsistencies; excellent reading and language comprehension; organization and time management skills; contract negotiation skills; familiarity with general legal terms and conditions.

  • Microsoft Office software suite

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