Vendor Contract Governance Manage

14 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time
Our client, a reputable Global Bank is looking to add a Contract Governance Manager into their team. This is an initial 1 year contract and it is highly extendable or convertible.

Job Purpose

Ensure HR are compliant to their vendor obligations with respect to Business Continuity Planning, Exit Management and managing and enforcing SLA's.

Key Responsibilities

- Ensure every contract is fully compliant and satisfies both legislative and audit requirements
- Build strong stakeholder relationships both within HR and outside function to ensure vendor contracts are compliant with the latest policies and templates.
- Retain oversight across HR vendor landscapes ensuring annual due diligence is conducted in accordance with defined timelines.
- Develop and operate a Contract Governance framework which is operationally efficient and acceptable to internal stakeholders and suppliers.
- Working with the team in India responsible for the production of contract lifecycle reporting with particular focus on regulatory requests and expiry of contracts as well as new contracts.
- Proactively monitor all exceptions to contract management framework.
- Timely reporting to Senior Management on contract performance issues and responsibilities
- A good understanding of KPI and enforcing contract performance
- A deep understanding of the company's policy in order to educate and advise HR stakeholders of what is required and by when.
- Familiar with Business Continuity Planning concepts, documentation and exit management plans.

Key Behaviours

- Good communication skills able to foster strong collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders, colleagues and external vendor base.
- A person who acts fairly, transparently and with the highest level of integrity in everything they do.
- Ability to exercise influence over colleagues and senior stakeholders to adhere to relevant policies and procedures.
- Strong attention to detail with excellent English language skills (spoken and written) and able to apply this to contract drafting
- A creative mindset centered on finding solutions to problems
- A customer service philosophy which puts the customer experience first
- Ability to work under own steam without the need for excessive supervision or direction.
- A holistic thinker that is able to see the bigger picture and understand how things fit together and impact each other.
- Clarity of thought with the ability to prioritise critical tasks first
- Responsive and the ability to attend to queries in a timely fashion proactively informing stakeholders along the way.
- A completer finisher who works is a structured manner in order to meet deadlines.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Experience

- A subject matter expert with at least 5 years in contract administration, Business Continuity Planning or Vendor Management. A holistic thinker with an advanced understanding of key contract clauses, legislation, jurisdiction and the commercial impact of missing performance SLA's
- Experience of working in a multi-national environment with particular experience of India, the US and UK
- History of working in a heavily regulated industry. Financial experience and understanding of hot topic changing regulations preferred but not essential
- Experience of working and reporting with Contract Database Software a definite positive.
- Good PowerPoint, Excel , words skills essential

If you are interested in this position, please apply today or email Constance Cho

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

Constance Cho

EA License - 11C5502

Reg No - R1876688

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