POSITION SUMMARY :
The Contract Specialist reviews and negotiates client and supplier contracts and ensures compliance after contract execution.
The Contract Specialist develops relationships with ITA Group clients and event suppliers to effectively work through the contracting process.
The Contract Specialist assists with training ITA Group team members on contract-related topics.
HIRING REQUIREMENTS :
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required.
Minimum three years of contracting experience or as a paralegal or in event management as a buyer or similar experience in the travel industry.
Effective problem solving skills.
Excellent research skills.
Superior contract negotiation skills.
Ability to lead training, mentor and coach team members and supplier partners.
Ability to effectively work with people in a manner that enhances each person’s performance and nurtures teamwork and positive attitudes, with an emphasis on problem-solving skills.
Ability to handle numerous projects with proven attention to detail and deadlines.
Superior communication and organizational skills.
Superior strategic thinking skills.
Superior relationship-building skills.
Superior quality-control skills in all areas of the position.
Ability to listen, understand and respond to external and internal customers’ needs in a timely manner; customer service experience in a service-related industry preferred.
Ability to work the time necessary to complete projects and / or meet deadlines.