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Contract Management Specialist

Contract Management Specialist

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About Assurant :

One of the biggest businesses you’ve probably never heard of has some very big opportunities for people with big ambition. We are Assurant. A creative Fortune 500 company with 15,000 colleagues around the world, who protect what matters most to over 300 million customers. And whether it’s automotive support, mobile phone and gadget protection or house and business rental insurance, we are always ready to support our customers and clients.

At Assurant, we celebrate the differences that make us who we are. By assembling extraordinary teams from a variety of races, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, experiences and abilities, we’re able to better reflect the global communities where we live and work. By working to remove barriers, we ensure equity for everyone. The pursuit of inclusion rests with each of us. Because it’s only by listening to and representing the unique voices of every individual that we can innovate for all.

The opportunity:

Our continued year on year growth means opportunity for everyone. We need a range of professionals who can harness the power of technology to develop the insights, the products and the strategies to excite our customers, bring our people together and take our business forward. Every role will help us meet our growth targets and continue to expand our customers.

We are recruiting for a Contract Management Specialist to join our global Procurement team. Reporting to the Head of Procurement  you will own ongoing negotiation of contractual terms and conditions to support our teams to minimize operational risk in engaging 3rd party suppliers. You will also work closely with internal stakeholders including Information Security, Privacy and Legal teams to ensure all actions are taken in line with business standards.

Other responsibilities include;

  • Evaluate all contractual documents and data processing agreements ensuring that they are legally binding and in accordance with Assurant standards. Where required seek specialist input including Information Security, Privacy and Legal.
  • Lead supplier negotiations to agree mutually agreeable contract terms, ensuring the functional stakeholder is always engaged and kept up to date.
  • Ensure all supplier contracts are constructed in line with Assurant standards and adequately minimize operational risk to Assurant.
  • Partner with our Legal team to ensure that any Assurant client obligations are negotiated into the contract terms for each supplier and any identified risks or disciplines are adequately mitigated and included
  • Ensure any risk acceptance of non-standard terms in contracts is formally documented and approved.

You will have the following skills;

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a business-related subject, and CIPS qualified.
  • Demonstrable expertise in commercial contract management with knowledge of current and legally binding contract language and terminology
  • Minimum of 5-years experience in a similar role, ideally in Financial Services  
  • Proven ability to mark-up contract documents and negotiate terms and conditions in line with Assurant policies and regulatory standards.
  • Demonstrable expertise across Indirect Spend categories including IT, Telecoms’, Outsourcing, Marketing and Facilities Management
  • Proven track record and experience of working in a procurement management team

The call to action:

At Assurant, we’re very big on supporting you to be the best you can be.

We offer a great range of benefits which our employees value and help make Assurant the best place to learn and work. Our benefits reflect our commitment to attract, engage and retain the most talented people and offer a diverse selection of benefits to suit you whilst working at Assurant. And from flexible working to our internal wellbeing programmes, from training and development to a range of rewards, what matters to you, matters to us. If you’d like to talk about big opportunities with the biggest business you’ve probably never heard of - apply today!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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