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VMO Senior Analyst

San Antonio, United States of America
Sales Administration


Job Description

The VMO SPECIALIST assists our KCI in contract management ensuring that the Service Provider delivers the outsourced services in accordance with the terms and conditions, service levels, and pricing provisions of the IT Master Services Agreement between KCI and Service Provider. The VMO SPECIALIST supports KCI in interpreting the contract language, creating a contract baseline cost analysis, proposal reviews, agreement of business requirements, deliverables and obligations tracking, status reports on proposals and contract amendments, administrative tracking of amendments and correspondence with the Service Provider.

The VMO SPECIALIST coordinates KCI’S’s cross functional teams and Service Provider’s staff as needed in the execution of the role.

The VMO SPECIALIST reports to the KCI’S VMO Director.
 

  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience Qualifications

    Contract management process skills; ability to work with KCIs and Service Providers to ensure effective operations
     
  • Specific experience in managing contract administration aspects of outsourcing transactions, project coordination and governance processes
     
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience (7+ years) 3rd party relationships

  • Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls and monitoring processes
  • Proven influencing skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms to senior leaders
  • Knowledge of KCI’s business environment, service requirements and culture

    Education

    • Paralegal Cerrtification or similar experience is required.  At least seven years of experience in Contract Management and/or Vendor Management. 
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science degree, legal or in a technical or scientific field preferred.


    Computer Literacy

    • Demonstrates proficiency with MS-Office suite of software applications and tools, including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project, MS-Outlook.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Contract Administration
    • Assists KCI’s Procurement team in contract administration by providing support in interpreting contract language and analyzing contract baseline costs; develops and maintains a working knowledge of Service Provider contract obligations acting as a coordination point for KCI as needed
     
  • Provides primary support for contract administration processes including performing reviews of proposals, reporting contract amendment status, tracking administrative contract amendments, and maintaining correspondence control

Contract Change Management
• Assists KCI’s Contract Manager in contract change management by providing support for contract amendments, monitoring, tracking, executing and reporting status of contract changes, clarifying and tracking any verbal contract change agreements, and monitoring any unauthorized contract changes

Contract Issue Management
• Provides primary support to KCI personnel for contract issue management identification and upfront resolution of potential issues including monitoring and escalating key Service Provider-related issues to Governance Committees
• Assists KCI’s Contract Manager in monitoring the status of open issues, engaging the governance committee to review issues and provide direction for issue resolution

Contract Dispute Resolution
• Assists KCI’s Contract Manager in managing dispute resolution through formal dispute resolution channels by reviewing the contract and developing the calendar, determining documents and notice requirements, notifying and working through informal dispute resolution, supporting the dispute resolution procedure, and preparing for and executing through final dispute resolution; also may assist in establishing such channels where necessary

Service Provider Audit
• Assists KCI’s Contract Manager in Service Provider audit functions including identifying audit areas in Agreement, planning audits for contract year, providing notice of intent to perform audit, monitoring the conduct of audits and reporting audit outcomes

Governance Library
• Assists KCI’s Contract Manager in governance library functions including creating the governance library, gathering materials for governance library and maintaining the governance library

Other Contract Management
• Supports delivery of contract management services to KCI by participating as required in governance meetings; providing contract management-related tracking, measurement and dashboard consolidations; liaising with KCI financial team for financial reporting matters; coordinating involvement of KCI legal counsel as directed; managing contract deliverables & obligations, developing and executing on a supplier score card; monitoring and seeking ways to improve team efficiency, effectiveness and impact; recording ideas for improving processes and procedures; and interacting with and directing day-to-day operations of the KCI’S contract management offshore resources via their local manager

The information listed above is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Any physical and mental requirements described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf VEVRAA Federal Contractor