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Financial and IT Contracts Manager (FP&A)

3m ago
min 5 years
Oakland, CA

Location: Oakland, CA

Duration: 6 months contract to perm

Job Description:

The Supervisor position of the IT Contract Management is responsible for the strategic planning and consolidated management of contracting activities across the entire IT department. This role will lead a team responsible for a combination of IT contract and financial management. This role is a leadership position, reporting directly to the Manager of the Office of the CIO.

  • Manage the collection, consolidation and communication of reporting and data on vendor contracts, performance, risk and relationships to key stakeholders and vendors
  • Coordinate with asset management resources (where applicable) to assist in the management and tracking of software and hardware assets
  • Manage the maintenance of the contract management database to track key dates (expirations, renewals) and assess demand
  • Maintain an inventory of vendor spend (often in collaboration with other areas, such as finance and procurement) by category (software, hardware, telecom, staff augmentation, services)
  • Classify and rationalize the vendor portfolio in partnership with Sourcing so that focus can be applied to the most strategically important vendor relationships/engagements
  • Ensure that the metrics used to evaluate performance are properly tied to business outcomes and contractual obligations
  • Puts together contract forecast and provides insight and analytics to the contacting process by collecting and reporting quality data
  • Oversees the administration of executed contracts including the goods receipts and the reconciliation of invoicing with an eye to keep the billing correct
  • Provides leadership and tactical support to contract stewards, data analysts to develop and complete the annual planning process of updating forecasts and developing budgets for the following fiscal year.
  • Manages a portfolio of Telecom Expense Management personnel which are responsible for maintaining critical IT communication and ISP services for the entire company in an affordable and effective manner.

Minimum:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Experience in IT-Information Technology – 5 years
  • Experience in Sourcing/Procurement/Contracts – 5 years
  • Experience in Financial Management – 5 years
  • Experience in program management, large-scale

Desired:

  • Master's Degree in job-related discipline
  • Competency in building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Competency in interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions
  • Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Strong knowledge of business and financial planning, professional concepts as they apply to the IT organization
  • Experience with budgeting process
  • Solid problem-solving skills (i.e., exercises independent judgment and discretion to perform assigned tasks from low to average complexity using established procedures, standards, and guidelines)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills

Job posted by- Rahul Pandey
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