Associate Contract Manager, Legal Commercial

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We are looking for a hardworking and self-motivated individual with transactional contract management experience, and at least 4 years of experience in global technology companies to join our stellar team in the role of Associate Contract Manager. 

You will be keen to develop strong business relationships with each of Global Spend Management (Sourcing), Sales, Finance and Legal, and your internal business clients at Splunk and maintain a "can-do" approach. You should also have a growth mindset that means you can identify business need and any areas for improvement. You will need to enjoy working in a technology business within defined, yet dynamic processes. 

You will report to the Director of Commercial Legal. Your primary focus will be drafting and negotiating key Inbound Commercial Contracts in the US and internationally for EMEA and APAC. You will also be expected to provide some transactional support within our other Commercial legal teams. 


In this role you will:

  • Draft and negotiate inbound agreements, such as NDAs, SaaS and on-premise software licenses, staffing services, events, marketing and professional services.
  • Coordinate with our Sourcing colleagues and internal business teams to ensure project success. 
  • Facilitate and assist with all aspects of the contract process.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the globe to assess and handle any risks.
  • Maintain contract administration including workflow process improvement, and contract management tool maintenance, training, tracking and reporting.
  • Interpret and assess agreements and quickly identify the issues that need either a business or legal decision.
  • Support the completion of signed commercial agreements.
  • Take a continuous improvement view of the Legal and Global Affairs team.
  • Assist our business with other legal projects and transactions as needed. 


You have:

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • At least four (4) years of contract management and complex drafting and negotiation experience in a technology company.
  • Excellent project management, organization and recordkeeping skills.
  • Ability to take the initiative, work independently, but within a team to prioritize and balance multiple tasks in our dynamic, evolving legal and technology environment.
  • Ability to manage high volume and deadlines.
  • Ability to take ownership of the work, whilst keeping colleagues informed.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, and ability to interact and build trust across all levels of our business. 
  • Expertise in Word, Excel, Jira, SAP Ariba, PowerPoint and Conga (Apttus) is valued.
  • Strategic outlook and an interest in working within a high volume, dynamic and friendly team.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. 

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $75,000.00. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).

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