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Junior Contracts Negotiator in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Durham, NC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting new position as a Junior Contracts Negotiator at one of our prestigious client locations in Durham, NC.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Junior Contracts Negotiator:

  • Prepare, analyze, and negotiate vendor contracts, including, but not limited to Statements of Work, Amendments/Change Orders and Non-disclosure Agreements (NDA), through to execution and retention
  • Assist Business and Technical Owners, from all functional areas 
  • Work within the framework of commercial contracting and legal best practices and company’s policies and procedures
  • Accept assignments for Contract Request, evaluate the associated risk, determine business owner requirements and negotiate the appropriate terms and conditions
  • Prepare or review and negotiate vendor contracts, including information technology licensing agreements
  • Ensure commercial optimization and risk mitigation of contracts through external negotiations and internal influence
  • Engage appropriate SMEs and provide direction to business areas related to contractual matters, contract interpretation, and purchase order matters, in a consistent, precise, and timely manner
  • Identify business risks and develop strategies for avoidance and mitigation. Identify and coordinate the resolution of legal issues related to contracts
  • Author correspondence associated with contract administration, including amendments, transmittal letters, and problem reporting and resolution 
  • Ensure that contract language, content and formatting is up to date and represents Blue Cross NC’s vendor contracting analysis and negotiation (VCAN’s) standards

Requirements of the Junior Contracts Negotiator:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years contract negotiation and/or purchasing experience
  • Without degree, 4 years of experience as stated above
  • Strong negotiation or consultative skills
  • Ability to collaborate, research and develop creative solutions to contractual issues 
  • Commitment to excellent customer service 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Ability to communicate with Blue Cross NC executives.) 
  • Ability to work in teams and independently 
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to manage work in a timely manner 
  • Excellent PC skills, especially MS Word and Outlook 
  • Familiarity with information technology licensing agreements 
  • Paralegal certification preferred

Job ID: 315385

Keywords: Junior Contracts Negotiator, NDA, MS Word/Outlook, Excellent communication skills

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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