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Senior Contract Manager


  • Gdańsk, Pomeranian
  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • team manager
  • home office work
  • запрошуємо працівників з України
  • Робота для іноземців
    без польської
Запрошуємо працівників з України
Роботодавець відкритий для працевлаштування громадян України


Aleja Grunwaldzka 411



Your responsibilities

  • Proactively contribute commercial and contract thought leadership to support the engagement / CLRM leadership in their strategic planning and engagement with the client and on CLRM initiatives;

  • Point of contact for the engagement team and client/s on all contractual matters, including contract performance/ compliance, SOWs, MSA Amendments, contractual queries, commercial issues and escalations and lead coordinating inputs from internal stakeholders and client closure;

  • Chair and/or facilitate contract related governance meetings with the client’s business stakeholders and sourcing / procurement team and oversee creation of contractual reporting to the client.

  • Commercial shaping, drafting and negotiating of various forms of complex contractual documents, coordinating with relevant SMEs as appropriate and undertaking necessary escalations. Work with SMEs to prepare pragmatic responses/ mark ups to client drafts, collaborate with leadership in setting negotiation strategy and lead the negotiation team to execute on the strategy.

  • Lead and act as a subject matter expert, thought leader and trusted advisor on matters related to the application of the contracting provisions, policy, and in defining and implementing end-to-end contracting governance processes and procedures, collaborating cross functionally.

  • Raise contract awareness and commercial acumen within the sales/ delivery team, including creation of guidance, templates and other materials on contract commercial mgmt best practices.

Our requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Post Grad in Business, Commerce, Management, Law or Finance is an advantage);

  • Minimum 12+ years of experience in the IT Services Industry (Infrastructure, Applications, and BPO);

  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills, and commercial awarenessl

  • Some travel may be required

  • Deep practical experience of contract management in the IT and/or business services market with a detailed understanding of key legal/ commercial principles and obligations found in complex managed services, transformation and professional services contracts.

  • Proven ability to build strategic relationships internally /with client whilst working virtually.

  • Nuanced and sophisticated client-facing skills, including ability to identify and negotiate a fair deal and manage difficult/ tense situations.

  • Strong analytical skills, with demonstrable fluency in deal economics, leveraging commercial levers. Familiarity with P&L management/ reporting would be an advantage.

  • Technologically minded, with experience in using and implementing contract management platforms, and in development of contracting processes/procedures and driving change.

  • Experience in providing guidance and leadership to others, and navigating [virtually] in a large, complex, multi-location & time-zone, matrix management-based organization.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to be part of a global organization focused on development,

  • Open-minded and multinational environment,

  • Training & development opportunities including language courses,

  • Professional development and clear career path,

  • Extensive benefits package: Multisport Card, Lux Med medical healthcare including dental care, life insurance, cafeteria benefits.


  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • life insurance


At Cognizant, we are dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses — helping them go from doing digital to being digital.

In Poland, our offices are located in Gdansk, Wroclaw, and Kraków. With the capacity to support various clients, we offer a world of opportunities for both professionals and graduates. You can expect five-star training, a chance to realize your career goals, and a range of benefits. Be Cognizant!

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