Stanford Health Care IT Contracts Manager - Contracts Negotiator (41916) in Palo Alto, California
IT Contracts Manager - Contracts Negotiator (41916)
Job Type:Full Time
Hours in Shift:8
At Stanford Health Care we're driven each day by our mission to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time. Our Digital Solutions group has pioneered innovative digital health offerings consistent with our Silicon Valley roots. When you join us, you'll become a part of this legacy of leading-edge, coordinated and compassionate care.
The IT Contracts Manager drafts, negotiates, and manages contracts for Stanford Health Care - Information Technology Department. This position will report to the Administrative Director of IT Contracting and will be a part of the IT Business Operations team - a hardworking and collegial group of finance, legal, and procurement professionals who support technology procurement for Stanford Health Care and its affiliates. The IT Contracts Manager must have excellent client management skills, be able to function independently, have impeccable judgment, and be able to efficiently prioritize the workload.
Draft, evaluate, negotiate, and coordinate execution of IT agreements using Stanford Health Care templates and vendor templates
Negotiate directly with vendors
Enforce Stanford Health Care contracting policies with respect to IT agreements
Efficiently prioritize and manage a significant workload
Consistently track work in process
Provides guidance on IT contract matters
Train IT employees on contracting practices and procedures
Develop and implement IT Department procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with Stanford Health Care policies and contribute to or influence Stanford Health Care policies.
Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness
Communicate through email, individual interview, group meetings, and presentations to end users, management, developers, and vendors.
Respond to requests from end users, managers, developers, and team members for specific IT contracts information
Ensures contract close out, extension, or renewal
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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Juris Doctor from an accredited law school (JD)
Five (5) years of technology contract legal review and negotiation experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Contract drafting and negotiation
Experience with software licenses, cloud services, SaaS, hosted services, equipment purchase, NDAs, HIPAA BAAs, consulting services, statements of work, and other technology procurement related agreements
Identification of legal risks
Ability to concisely explain contract terms in plain English to non-lawyers in written and verbal communications
Extensive knowledge of IT software and hardware licensing models used by various vendors
Vendor dispute resolution