Contracts Specialist - Austin

Company: APN Software Services Inc
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Location: Austin, USA
JOB DESCRIPTION

The Global Procurement organization delivers sourcing, supplier management, and contract negotiation services to optimize spend and mitigate risk for Oracle. The Organization delivers these services globally in all countries where Oracle conducts business. The Organization has a dedicated Procurement Contracts Team that reviews, negotiates and manages contracts for the procurement of goods and services for internal use at Oracle.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review, draft and negotiate standard and non-standard contracts and supplier agreements, generally of high-level complexity, to mitigate Oracle's risk and ensure compliance with Oracle legal guidelines and procurement policy with minimal managerial oversight or intervention
Identify issues embedded in complex legal contract terms and conditions, including but not limited to: Indemnification, Limitation of Liability, Confidentiality, Termination and Intellectual Property Ownership
Validate all aspects of contract packages for accuracy and compliance with Oracle's business practices and internal approvals
Draft executive approval requests for key legal clauses, including summary of business issues
Partner with Procurement Legal to resolve legal issues in complex contracts
Partner with lines of business/subsidiaries to understand unique requirements and opportunities to better tailor current processes and documents to end users' needs.
Prepare and maintain contract documentation, including status, reports and contract records
Job duties will be varied and

complex, utilizing independent judgment, business acumen and legal knowledge of contracts
Position will have a project lead component.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:
Minimum of 3 years of specific contract experience negotiating complex legal terms and conditions in the services category
J.D. desirable; legal education or background required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to write comprehensive legal summaries and analyses
Excellent research, problem solving and analytical thinking skills
Excellent customer service skills
Strong project management skills; highly organized, detail-oriented and refined time management skills
Ability to work independently and demonstrate sound judgment under high stress, time critical deadlines
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to build relationships with and influence individuals both vertically and horizontally within the organizational hierarchy
Ability to manage and diffuse potentially confrontational situations with patience, diplomacy and tact
Experience with contract management applications
Experience with Oracle applications is a plus



Employment type: W-2


JOB TYPE
Work Day: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable


JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimal experience: No experience



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