MassMutual Procurement Contracts Consultant - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts
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.
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
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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