Contract Negotiation Analyst

Reporting to the Supervisor, Contract Negotiations, the Contract Negotiation Analyst supports the initial phases of CDW's client acquisition and risk mitigation efforts through the review and drafting of a wide array of agreements including, but not limited to, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), purchase orders, terms and conditions of sale, and selective procurement solicitations (RFI, RFB, RFQ, and RFP). The Contract Negotiation Analyst works closely with internal stakeholders, including peers within the Contract Negotiations group to obtain appropriate input and approvals.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Draft and review transactional contract documents with assistance from Contract Negotiators.
  • Mitigate company risk profile by spotting potential legal, business, and operational issues.
  • Accurately issue spot business, operational, and legal risks.
  • Mindfully recognize need for issue escalation
  • Ensure all appropriate approvals are obtained and issues are addressed by coordinating stakeholder input from CDW and end-user customer, as necessary.
  • Effectively and diplomatically communicate with interested parties.
  • Maintain records and documentation in the appropriate content/document management systems, ensuring that all documents are correctly archived.
  • Contribute to process improvement projects, as requested.
  • Perform various administrative, support, auditing, project-related and other work, assigned on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and Paralegal Certification or other similar professional contracting organization certification (CPCM, CFCM, CCM, etc.); and
  • 4 years' experience reviewing and drafting, contracts and procurement solicitations.
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) degree; and
  • 0-2 years' experience reviewing and drafting contracts and procurement solicitations