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Contracts Manager

Company: Robert Half
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

If you are actively applying for opportunities as a Contracts Manager, consider this great long-term contract role via Robert Half with a company in the Tax Consulting industry. The Contracts Manager will handle managing and re-negotiating contracts and maintaining vendor subcontracts and agreements when necessary. The Contracts Manager will further contribute in drafting contracts and managing other assignments if necessary. Located in Downers Grove, Illinois, this Contracts Manager role will be a long-term contract opening. Submit your application now and learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Key responsibilities

  • Provide support in contract administration functions for the coordination and oversight of requirements for compliance with the contract terms and conditions, along with relaying information to internal departments

  • Review and outsource contracts

  • Be in charge of the complete life cycle of the Company's contracts (from initial request to final signature and contract distribution)

  • Manage and maintain contracts database

  • Draw up contractual provisions and administer contract proposals

  • Review external clients' contract terms to align with Company's risk tolerance, and red-line documents as required for compliance

  • Analyze and draft legal agreements (vendor agreements, NDAs, evaluation agreements)

  • Elaborate and manage contract repositories

  • Answer internal and external requests on status of contracts

  • Design and organize contract templates; obtain signatures on contracts

    Requirements - Less than one year of experience is acceptable

    • Proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems

    • Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) certification, or equivalent

    • This role is for candidates with strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

    • Capable of reviewing and drafting non-disclosure agreements; preferably, software evaluation and licensing agreements

    • Skilled in working cross functionally across teams and gaining favor of key decision makers

    • Professional in handling confidential business matters and information with discretion

    • Special organizational skills to track and monitor contracts for future obligations, expiration dates and other contractual deadlines

    • Bachelor's degree

    • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

    • Maintain company standards in all role's responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

    • Contract Compliance experience

    • Adeptness in Commercial Contracts

    • Contract administration experience

    • Foundational knowledge in Contract Compliance

    • Comprehensive knowledge of Supplier Contracts

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Audit Compliance

    • General familiarity with enterprise resource planning

    • Deep understanding of Contract Management

      This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing company. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you!
      Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
      Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
      All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.
      - 2023 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half, Downers Grove , Contracts Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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