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Bid and Contract Specialist

Kelly Services
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
**100% REMOTE OPPORTUNITY!!!**


**LMS Bid and Contract Specialist Needed!!!**


Kelly Services, in partnership with a growing manufacturer, is looking for an LMS Bid and Contract Specialist.


**TO APPLY:**


Please reach out to Erin at 815-566-9692 (phone/text), email at erit680@kellyservices.com or apply to this posting.


**Details:**


**This is a contract job opening for 6-7 months with a potential opportunity for permanent hire.**


**Job Summary:**


LMS Trade Compliance is looking for an energetic and driven candidate to join our team to support the North America (NA) with the continued execution of LMSs bid and contract operations activities.


**Role / Function Description:**


The Senior Bid & Contract Specialist is responsible for executing all phases of Government and Commercial Contracts processes, negotiating purchase order T&Cs and Master Agreement and submitting bids/tenders for US and Canada. To be successful, the Contract Specialist must exhibit leadership skills to promote team confidence and increase high execution of legal and financial compliance by planning, developing and implementing tools, processes and training materials.


**Job Description:**


? Administer and Manage GPO, GSA/VA, and other commercial contracts


? Negotiate Contracts, Master Agreements, Bids and PO T&Cs to ensure financial and legal compliance


? Execute product/pricing analysis to ensure accuracy


? Provide risk assessment through review and interpretation of legal documentation related to contracts


? Train/develop to enhance team confidence and ensure premier level execution of standard work


? Keep current with business trends and best practices and apprise team


? Improve existing processes and operational efficiency, consistency, and compliance in support of the organizations financial and business objectives using action plans and business tools.


? Manage and Submit Bid RFPs, NOIs, and Sole Source Requests with timely responses and incorporating input from relevant associates


? Review agreements or proposed agreements for conformity to company Terms and Conditions and Revenue Recognition Guideline


? Ability to act as liaison between customers, sales, finance, and legal functions to ensure exceptional customer service


? Utilize tools and present metrics to understand focus areas of continuous process improvement and to meet KPI targets


? Exhibit Innovative thinking to drive growth


? Embrace diversity and inclusion practices to establish a Best Team Wins atmosphere


**Qualification, Experience, and Competencies:**


? Bachelors degree required


? 3+ Contract Management experience, preferred


? 3+ yrs Specific knowledge of GPO and GSA/VA contracts, preferred


? Knowledge of T&C business guidelines


? Competency in ERP and CRM systems such as SAP and SFDC, preferred


? Proficiency in Microsoft Office


**Why This Is a Great Opportunity**


+ Work in a diverse, dynamic, collaborative, multinational company performing fascinating research projects and day-to-day scientific work.

+ An opportunity to take the lead and play an integral part in shaping Bid and Contract compliance functions in one of the companys largest markets. Act as a change agent to amplify the culture of collaboration, openness and transparency.

+ Many opportunities for development and career growth in the corporate network, in many countries.

+ Be part of a forward-thinking management team who is dedicated to assisting others in the healthcare and scientific industries.


**For more information and/or to apply for this job opening, please contact Erin at 815-566-9692 (phone/text), email erit680@kellyservices.com or apply to this job posting.**


Hope to hear from you soon!


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-04-04 Expires: 2022-06-04

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