Contract Manager

  • Ascension
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • May 16, 2019

Job Description

Manager II - Business Management Admin - Full-Time, Days - 4600 Headquarters - St Louis, MO
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Technologies is one of the nation's largest healthcare information technology services organizations.
We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that:
• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making
• Improve efficiency and care transitions
• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care
• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved patient outcomes

What You Will Do
Demonstrated history of independently leading complex IT commercial contracting negotiations. Strong record of success and problem-solving skills in contracting with highly diverse technology suppliers. Practice Ascension's Values: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity, and Dedication
  • Providing subject-matter expertise to business partners in structuring, drafting, and negotiating technology contracts varying in scope, complexity, and spend
  • Leading contract negotiations for master agreements, amendments, and statements of work including software, services, and telecom
  • Collaborating effectively with other departments and business partners to ensure quality contracting in compliance with all regulatory and data privacy laws
  • Supporting continuous change management efforts for contracting best practices
  • Communicating consistent and timely updates to promote time-to-market efficiency
  • Resolve escalations, mitigate delays, and mediate disputes
What You Will Need
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • Juris Doctor preferred
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.
Skills Desired 
  • Demonstrated IT contracting experience
  • Critical thinking
  • Sense of urgency
  • Superior communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Influence and persuasion
  • Effective working without supervision and as a team player
  • Self-motivated
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