Contracting Specialist, Corporate Procurement at Huron Consulting Group

The Opportunity

Huron is redefining what a global consulting organization can be. Advancing new ideas every day to build even stronger clients, individuals and communities. We’re helping our clients find new ways to drive growth, enhance business performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. And, we’re developing strategies and implementing solutions that enable the transformative change they need to own their future.
As a member of the Huron corporate team, you’ll help to evolve our business model to stay ahead of market forces, industry trends and client needs. Our accounting, finance, human resources, IT, legal, marketing and facilities management professionals work collaboratively to support Huron’s collective strategies and enable real transformation to produce sustainable business results.
Join our team and create your future

Position Summary

Huron has an immediate need for an individual to join our team with direct experience in supplier contract work, preferably in a consulting or professional services environment, with primary emphasis on drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers and various other third parties. The position will report to the Manager of Supplier Contracting and be part of a dynamic Procure to Pay team. Candidate must have excellent communication and writing skills, effective negotiation experience, outstanding business and analytical judgment, and a strong sense of inclusion and teamwork.

Qualifications

Position Details:
The responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Responsible for working requests through the entire supplier contracting cycle, from initial draft to finalization and signature, driving contract negotiations to timely and successful completion.
  • Reviews, drafts, and negotiates a wide range of commercial agreements including master services agreements, staffing support agreements, technology license/subscription agreements, sub-Business Associate Agreements, amendments and addendums, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Knowledge of typical negotiation positions for supplier contracts. Able to articulate and negotiate company positions persuasively.
  • Demonstrate a solid knowledge of contract law, including independent contractor classification qualifications, data privacy and HIPAA regulations as it applies to Huron’s engagement of contingent workers and technologies that process sensitive data.
  • Fosters collaborative working relationships with internal business clients and executives, Procurement, corporate departments and Huron suppliers.
  • Assists internal business clients and executives in ensuring Huron is compliant with contract provisions.
  • Superb attention to detail and responsiveness in a high-volume, customer-focused and fast-paced environment.
  • High level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment requiring minimal supervision.

Position Requirements:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all seniority levels among our internal clients and our suppliers
  • Highly motivated, strategic, detail-oriented approach with the ability to pro-actively organize a heavy workload and demonstrate excellent analytical abilities
  • Ability to work quickly and independently, with minimal supervision
  • Undergraduate degree required. Law degree preferred
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of contracting experience. Supplier commercial contracting preferred
  • Experience reviewing and drafting contracts required
  • Experience reviewing software/SaaS agreements preferred
  • Experience with contracts lifecycle management software, such as DocuSign CLM, preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is essential.


Posting CategoryCorporate

Opportunity Type

Regular

Country

United States of America

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