Contracts Manager

Corporate United States


Description

Contracts Manager

Remote – US

 

 

The Opportunity:
Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals. 

 

 

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.

 

 

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com.

 

 

As Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for preparing and negotiating software license and service agreements in support of a global sales organization and ensuring compliance of legal terms and conditions by customers. This includes regularly working across internal corporate functions with sales personnel, technical and product personnel, and central corporate functions on contract matters and on drafting and negotiating contracts.

 

 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting and negotiating of software license agreements, professional services agreements, and contract addenda in region; routinely exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Reviewing RFPs, Tenders, RFIs, and RFQs, offering appropriate alternatives to contract terms and conditions
  • Reviewing and resolving issues affecting company compliance and ensuring satisfaction of legal requirements, appropriately balancing Anthology and customer objectives
  • Advising sales management of contractual rights and obligations and providing clarification of contract terms and conditions
  • Interpreting contract policies, operating practices, and performance standards within the Contracts team

 

 

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in contract management and negotiation
  • Understanding of the development, negotiation, and execution of contracts
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Desire to succeed in a customer service-oriented environment
  • Highly efficient and organized; ability to handle multiple tasks with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to be proactive, prioritize, and work under tight deadlines in a service-oriented and aggressive sales-driven environment
  • Ability to work quickly but is highly detail-oriented
  • Proven analytical and written and oral communication skills

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software and services contract management/negotiation experience in a high-tech organization
  • SaaS experience
  • Salesforce.com experience
  • SharePoint experience
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Higher Ed or public-sector contracts experience
  • Familiarity with software and hardware corporate revenue recognition issues and legal concepts regarding software contracts and licensing including, but not limited to, limitations of liability, indemnification, and warranties


 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   

 

Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

 

 

This position is not available for candidates residing in the following locations: CO, CA, MA

 

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