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4 Feb 2021

Full-Time Project Manager, Contract Lifecycle Management – 2000037U

Cummins Inc – Posted by Cummins Inc Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Project Manager specializing in Contract Lifecycle Management to join our Corporate legal team in Indianapolis, IN.

 

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

* Responsible for business ownership, governance and processes in support of Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) System.

* Providing guidance ensuring legal and business requirements are considered in the decisions related to management, enhancements and updates to contracts in the system.

* Representing the business and legal function as part of a shared tenant environment.

* Coordinating and helping prioritize system requests chairing the business system Change Review Board (CRB) for the Contract Lifecycle Management and actively participating in the platform CRB (Salesforce) representing business interests.

* Actioning elevated approval requests, periodically review system security authorizations, and ensure the Contract Lifecycle Management system is proactively updated to meet legal requirements.

* Responsible for ensuring timely communications and proactive change management for this environment.

* Managing the vendor developing enhancement requests ensuring business needs are addressed.

* Coordinating and managing business requirements and requests for the Contract Lifecycle Management system.

* Data governance for the Contract Lifecycle Management, including but not limited to: ·       ensuring changes in applicable legislation are timely addressed and updates made to contract clauses in coordination with the responsible attorney(s);

* ·       periodic review of security assignments ensuring appropriate levels of access are maintained.

* ·       Governance of the end-to-end contract lifecycle management.

* ·       Ensures on-going service compliance with all company policies or legal requirements.

* Collection and coordination of new legal templates as required.  Ensuring maintenance of data integrity within the Contract Lifecycle Management.

* Chair Contract Lifecycle Management Super User Group helping resolve conflicts and prioritize enhancement requests.  Will be the deciding voice in stalemates related to requests.

* Work with lawyers to ensure Contract Lifecycle Management legal requirements are current and representative of Cummins Legal Business requirements including monitoring of clause updates.

* Approval for elevated access requests.

* Plans and manages (or participates in) the Operating budget process.  Determine forecast of needs.

* Working with Operational support vendor ensures ongoing service delivery and support meet agreed customer requirements. Reviews service agreements, monitors and reports service delivery metrics (i.e. Scorecards, Service Level Agreement (SLAs) and Customer Satisfaction).

* Communicates on major service outages/escalations. Develops and manages relationships with key teams and suppliers. Maintains relationships and facilitates meetings with technical teams, IT, and business partners.

* Operational Level Agreements with other Shared Tenants (i.e. CDH, DRC). Liaise with the appropriate process owners throughout the Service Management lifecycle.

* Encourages root cause analysis using the formal problem-solving approach for recurring issues.

* Champions the use of Six Sigma to reduce costs and improve processes. Identifies opportunities for service improvements, discuss with the Contract Lifecycle Management and Sales Force user groups and raise the request for change for assessment if appropriate.

* Works with stakeholders to ensure the delivered services meet cost, quality, and delivery targets.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

 

Strategic mindset – Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

 

Action oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

 

Optimizes work processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

 

Manages complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

 

Drives engagement – Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

 

Organizational savvy – Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

 

Customer focus – Building strong stakeholder relationships and delivering business-centric solutions.

 

Change Management:  Applies a structured process and tool set for engaging individuals and organizations through change to achieve and sustain business results and outcomes.

 

Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

 

Project Issue and Risk Management: Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

 

Persuades: Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

 

 

 

Education, Licenses, Certifications

 

College, university or equivalent degree. Law or paralegal degree preferred.

 

Understanding / knowledge of legal function and language as it relates to contracts and their management

 

Significant level of relevant work experience required.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please use the following URL:   https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=442d969d679b68430348626b5408c684

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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