Contracts Administration Manager
Lanyon - Dallas, TX

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Leads and manages the activities of the contracting function, including the execution and distribution of customer contracts, ensuring that the Company’s interests and corporate objectives are served.
  • Negotiates and manages others in negotiating client contracts.
  • Manages incoming customer documents and assesses content of documents for appropriate processing.
  • Prepares and communicates information regarding contract status, risk, compliance, modifications, deviations, negotiations, and completion or termination. Ensures that contract risk profiles or ratings are provided for all contracts.
  • In the course of conducting and managing contract negotiations, interacts with midrange and executive level management representing clients from a cross section of client departments including information systems, legal and finance.
  • Works with the Sales department to prioritize and facilitate timely resolution of client contract issues.
  • Coordinates resolution of residual contract issues within the company post contract execution.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
  • Thorough understanding of applicable contract law and related contract issues and trends.
  • Proven negotiating techniques and skills.
  • Effective leadership skills with a proven team-building work style in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong business decision-making skills.
  • Excellent administrative management, interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Customer service oriented and a flexible team player with high energy.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues – excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels and departments within the company and with clients.
  • Solid understanding of software licensing practices including related contractual terms.
  • Advanced computer literacy.
REQUIRED SKILLS
  • BA/BS degree, MBA or JD preferred
  • 8+ years of contract administration experience
  • 3-5 years of in a management or leadership role
  • Contracting experience within the software industry or legal field, strongly preferred

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With more than 40 years of industry leading experience, Lanyon currently serves over 80% percent of the Fortune 100, including 10 of the top...