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Sr. Contract Specialist - Hybrid or Remote

Date: Aug 1, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30313

Company: Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC

Location: Atlanta, GA (Hybrid or Remote)

 

Summary:

Key support role to increase speed to contract execution and ensure compliance of internal procurement controls and contractual terms for the North American Coca-Cola Bottling System.  This position will lead both internal compliance, such as adherence to procurement contracting guidelines, and external compliance to maximize value of negotiated contracts. This position receives guidance and business direction from leaders on our CCBSS Legal Team, Procurement Team, and Finance Team.

More importantly, this position works closely with Category Leads who are responsible for execution of contracts and accountable for supplier contract performance.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support administrative process of contract creation working with procurement Category Leads and Legal (well-versed in utilizing contract tracking platforms; locating contracts; contract redactions)
  • Act as a liaison between procurement category teams and Legal team to help drive quarterly prioritization
  • Examine and monitor contractual agreements between CCBSS and suppliers
  • Plan and manage ongoing monitoring and auditing of the contract management system to assess compliance risks and the effectiveness of controls and ensure the data generated is accurate and useful
  • Develop and implement processes, trainings, and metrics to drive and maintain internal contract compliance for CCBSS
  • Monitor contract performance and lead/support actions to ensure performance against contractual terms (i.e. price audit, most favored nations compliance, termination, etc.)
  • Work with procurement leadership, independent bottlers, and corporate stakeholders to drive category management for applicable categories
  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation by leveraging project management skills
  • Strong communications skill set to communicate to leadership, procurement organization, internal stakeholders, and suppliers
  • Be able to translate and own the Procurement Governance document, training and updates

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Self-motivated and proactive; the ability to act independently to get things done and prioritize in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision from manager
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent reading and comprehension skills.
  • Detail oriented (i.e. able to detect errors and inconsistencies in contracts, and have working knowledge of standard materials and service contract terms)
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies; distill complexity to leadership and provide/champion recommendations to drive future improvements
  • Knowledge and experience with different contract types and structures
  • Ability to influence without authority and build positive relationships
  • Proficient in standard software and applications related to contracts
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

 

Qualifications:

 

Required:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in relevant field or an equivalent amount of work experience
  • 2+ years procurement and/or supply chain experience with additional years in other business functions
  • Project management experience
  • Intermediate to Advance skills in Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

 

Preferred:

  • 3+ years minimum in strategic procurement with additional years in other business functions
  • Good working knowledge of the Coca-Cola system
  • Successful procurement or operational Specialist/Sr. Specialist or related contributions across multiple spend categories
  • Experience in a complex organization with cross functional collaboration experience

 

 

Company Message:

Coca-Cola Bottlers' Sales and Service Company LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta