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Principal Associate, Contract Management

Job ID R110830 Updated date 05/04/2021 Location Toronto, Ontario
161 Bay Street (93021), Canada, Toronto,Toronto, Ontario,

Principal Associate, Contract Management

At Capital One, we dare to dream, disrupt and deliver a better way. Our goal is simple — bring ingenuity, simplicity and humanity to an industry ripe for change. We are seeking a Principal Associate, Contract Manager to join our Enterprise Supplier Management (ESM) team. In ESM, we empower associates to deliver their best by cultivating a culture of inclusion and belonging, where varying perspectives and opinions are valued. We embrace each other’s differences and encourage all team members to lean into their talents and skills to deliver superior experiences for both internal and external clients. 

As a Principal Associate, Contracts Manager, you will work in a collaborative environment that values insight, creative thinking, problem solving, intellectual curiosity and a growth mindset.  You will partner with world-class professionals to bring procurement resources, tools, methodologies and judgment to business units.  You will work closely with internal business resources, procurement stakeholders, legal and other stakeholders across the enterprise to ensure all third-party agreements meet Capital One’s contracting standards and requirements.  As the lead for negotiating contracts with third parties, this role is essential in the execution of an agreement to manage and mitigate risk and lay out the responsibilities of the parties.  You will draft and negotiate contracts to drive business value and minimize risk to Capital One. 

If you enjoy connecting with others, collaborating on cross-functional teams and negotiating deals, we are looking for YOU. Come be a part of something special where you work with teams who appreciate your contributions, and where sharing your thoughts and ideas is encouraged. 

Key responsibilities of the Contracts Manager, Principal Associate role include:

  • Assessment and Planning: Assessing transactions and creating deal strategies. You will work closely with business customers and internal stakeholders to understand needs, determine the risks and design appropriate execution plans.

  • Drafting: Drafting and/or redlining contracts to ensure that Capital One is adequately protected from risk leveraging industry best practices and subject matter expertise

  • Negotiation: Effectively negotiate with Suppliers to produce contracts within Capital One contracting standards and business objectives. You will be responsible for planning and executing negotiation strategy in a timely manner while remaining flexible to changing circumstances and partnering with internal team resources as needed.

  • Transaction Management: Managing transactions independently, efficiently and driving to completion in a timely manner. As the central point of contact for each contract, you will leverage your organizational skills and influence to ensure deals are negotiated and executed in accordance with business and ESM timelines.

  • Communication: Effectively communicating with fellow associates, leadership, and third parties. You will regularly communicate with internal stakeholders including the line of business, Legal, Compliance and Data Security groups to determine what risks are truly material in each transaction.

  • Collaboration: Working closely with the larger ESM team, and stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Strategic Advice: Serving as a subject matter expert on Capital One’s Contract and Third Party Management Policies & Procedures. You will explain what we do and why we do it to internal stakeholders to minimize risk while building a better way to protect the broader organization.

Note: Limited travel may be required. 

Basic Qualifications:

  •  At least 2-3 years of experience in contract drafting, evaluation, negotiation, and execution. 

  • Bachelor's Degree or Military experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Procurement, Legal or Supply Chain experience

  • 2+ years of experience in reviewing contract redlines and proposals as part of RFP’s

  • 2+ years of experience creating and executing contracting and negotiation strategies

  

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

 

Capital One Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We consider all qualified applicants and will meet the needs of those requiring reasonable accommodations.

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Who We Are

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.