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MassMutual Procurement Contracts Consultant - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts

The Opportunity

Currently the MassMutual Procurement team is going through a transformation to become best in class for contract lifecycle management and Source-to-Pay processes.

We are looking for a contracts superstar who will be responsible for managing the full end-to-end contract strategy. This person will formulate commercial deal terms and represent our functional business partners when interfacing with our Legal team and suppliers -- all the way through to the conclusion of the contracting process.

The Procurement Team

Our Vision & Mission:

The MassMutual Procurement vision is to be a trusted partner, who proactively engages with the enterprise to create sustainable supplier value. We enable business strategy through leading operational, process, governance, cost, and risk management excellence.

The Impact:

On a day-to-day basis, the Contract Consultant will have the innate ability to orchestrate multiple simultaneous projects which will require excellent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills. Our highly skilled Contract Consultant is an expert on formulating strong legal positions post business award. Additionally, this seasoned pro will manage a contracts team and foster an environment where the teams works efficiently and independently, manage a high volume of tasks and projects with little guidance, react with appropriate urgency to matters which require a quick turnaround, and thinks creatively and proactively in order to solve problems.

Your day to day would include but is not limited to:

  • Serving as a subject matter expert in all standard contracts, and almost all external contracts

  • Negotiating master agreements, Statements of Work, Work Orders, used by the Procurement organization, including legal practice standards and playbook guidelines set by the Legal Department

  • Orchestrating the end-to-end process from kickoff to full execution. Communicates these results through weekly metrics reporting

  • Using your strong project management skills, including adhering to stakeholder timelines, and meeting management skills

  • Working knowledge of the basic types of commercial agreement structures and the function and purpose of key legal terms

  • Assessing risk and concisely explaining complex issues to both legal and non-legal professionals

  • Operating with an extreme customer-focus, taking the time to understand the needs of the business and legal

  • Using written and oral communication skills, coupled with your strategic, analytical, and interpersonal skills to act as an effective change agent, unlocking barriers to quickly move contracts to closure

  • Managing multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills

The Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant contract lifecycle management experience

  • At least 2 years of Contract negotiation experience with primary responsibility being quality of agreements; and negotiating a broad range of standard commercial contracts within Procurement

  • Ability to lead the negotiation from kick-off meeting to contract signature

  • Understanding of S2P

The Ideal Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant contract lifecycle management experience

  • 3+ years of Contract negotiation experience with primary responsibility being quality of agreements; and negotiating a broad range of standard commercial contracts within Procurement

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Supply Chain Management or related major

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Procurement Team:

  • Regular meetings with teams across Procurement, Legal and Enterprise Technology & Experience (ETX).

  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager

  • Access to mentorship opportunities

  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups

  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms

  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits

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Salary Range: $80,700.00-$93,400.00-$106,100.00

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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