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Procurement Professional III - Software Contract Specialist

Location: Durham, North Carolina US


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Job Number: 12752

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Procurement Professional III - Software Contract Specialist 


Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is seeking a Procurement Professional III - Software Contract Specialist to join our team in Research Triangle Park, NC.  The Procurement Professional III will prepare contracts for execution in accordance with TGCS standards, policies and procedures.  This person will also take an active role in driving contract management, risk management, stakeholder management and supplier management in all contract endeavors. The Procurement Professional will also develop and maintain relationships with peers, legal, finance and other internal stakeholders across the TGCS business area, and with suppliers.


Responsibilities of the Procurement Professional III

  • Performance management of our indirect software supplier base
  • Drafting and managing Requests for Information, Requests for Quotation and Requests for Proposals for software category sourcing, contract creation and negotiations, and drafting and negotiating contract renewals and amendments to those original contracts as needed
  • Create detailed pre-negotiation plans, to lead and participate any negotiation sessions with suppliers and internal stakeholders, to conduct post negotiation debriefs and follow through plan
  • Construct cost models/purchase price analysis of software and services to create a complete understanding of the supplier's cost structure.  This often requires coordination with finance professionals in product pricing and costs analysis.
  • Prepare, negotiate and implement appropriate forms of contracts and commitments with suppliers


Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of specialized experience with inbound software licensing and redistribution and software development contracts.
  • Ability to independently draft quality, original contract language
  • Assume the role of lead negotiator - leading cross functional negotiation teams consisting of software engineers, lawyers, finance specialists and/or other professionals
  • Ability to maintain the control document during the negotiation process - drafting contract language to support agreements reached in principle during negotiation, and re-distributing revisions to the working draft to both parties
  • Working knowledge and understanding of principles related to intellectual property, indemnification obligations, limitations of liability, warranties, and confidential information protection
  • Familiarity with alternative models of inbound software licensing and vendor software re-distribution, and their respective invoicing and payment processes


Preferred Skills:
  • Previous general procurement experience coupled with experience working with legal teams as it pertains to contract language


About the Company:
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is a dynamic billion dollar global company based in Research Triangle Park, NC, providing retail store solutions to your favorite brands.  Have you ever been in a hurry and made use of the self-checkout at Lowe's Foods, earned fuel rewards at Kroger, or just paid for purchases at retailers such as Walmart, Michaels, Carrefour, The Gap, Calvin Klein, Boots, Cencosud, BJ's, or Costco?  These are just a few examples of our in-store solutions and impressive customer base that made us the world's installed market share leader. 

The nature of retail is changing quickly, so if you share our 'Together Commerce' vision of a seamless two-way, participatory shopping experience, let's get together to drive the new economy.


Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.

City: Durham

Location_formattedLocationLong: Durham, North Carolina US

State: North Carolina

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Requisition Number: PROCU01240

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