Role details

Contracts Manager (IT)

South Africa   •   R650,000 - R850,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • IT Contracts Management Executive
  • LLB Degree and Strong contract drafting is essential

About Our Client

My client is one of the largest retail operations in the country based in Johannesburg. They are looking for an IT Contracts Management Executive to join their growing team. Reporting directly to the General Manager of the Supplier Management Office (SMO), the IT Contracts Management Executive will be responsible for the development and execution of the contract management strategy for IT suppliers.

Job Description

The objectives of the roles are as follows:

  • To ensure consistent management of all IT contracts. This includes oversight of the contract management process, as well as development of specific standards for bidding and submission (Schedules), legal contract negotiations and document management.
  • To closely collaborate with various departments, including group procurement, legal, transformation, finance and audit to ensure that IT contracts is fit for purpose.
  • To be the main point of contacts for all IT contractual matters.
  • Establish and manage contract compliance and governance with IT suppliers.

The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of the contract management strategy for IT suppliers, supported by the GM Supplier Management Office and aligned with the overall IT strategy, including risk assessment.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintain a standard IT supplier contract with clear SLA, delivery outputs and consistent terms & conditions aligned to IT strategy and roadmap.
  • Responsible for contractual risk mitigation and legal compliance (POPI, PCI, etc).
  • Responsible for establishing an IT contract governance framework.
  • Serve as primary organizational contact during contract negotiations.
  • Develop and execute negotiation strategies that minimizes compliance risk and potential losses.

The Successful Applicant

The successful incumbent will ideally possess the following minimum education and experience:

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience of leading high performance cross functional teams in multi-supplier environment.
  • 5 Years IT Contracts Management.
  • Develop both internal and external team through continuous learning, sharing best practices, knowledge and expertise.
  • Qualification Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree (e.g., BA, BS) or equivalent experience in IT contract management.
  • Law degree (non-negotiable)

What's on Offer

R650,000 CTC per annum to R850,000 CTC per annum

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