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Contracts Analyst

  • Location: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 07 August 2021

​​Job Description:


  • The Contracts Analyst will independently perform comprehensive review, drafting, and negotiating of complex supplier contracts.

  • May prepare and review complex requests for proposals and service agreements or contracts, including Software License Agreements, Professional Services Agreements, Website Design and Hosting Agreements, Digitization Agreements, Equipment Purchase Agreements and other types of agreements and contracts.

  • Partners with clients and subject matter experts to review and negotiate contracting provisions, and to ensure compliance with university policies and applicable laws and regulations


  • The incumbent will demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for achieving solutions beneficial to the University and safeguarding its interests

  • The incumbent provides contract analyst expertise to campus departments and research units for unique product and service agreements/contracts by analyzing, structuring, drafting, negotiating and preparing agreements for execution related to approved University programs and activities to ensure compliance with University policies

  • This position represents the University's interests to outside parties concerning terms and conditions of product and service business agreements/contracts

  • Establishes and improves communication channels with departments and research units to achieve continuity and efficiency in the execution of business agreements/contracts

  • Identifies potential problems and provides alternative solutions in the structuring of the business agreement/contract to meet desired objectives and avoid unnecessary costs should a dispute arise in the course of the contractual relationship.

  • This position is responsible for promoting compliance with University policies and procedures and state and/or federal regulations and provides advice to faculty and staff regarding University policies and procedures and other information as it relates to their business contract activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field with a minimum eight years of relevant experience or advanced business degree or J.D. with relevant experience.

Additional Qualifications:

  • JD degree preferred

  • Contract negotiation experience with strong influencing and persuasive talent

  • Working knowledge of contracting concepts, software as a service, licensing, data security and Uniform Commercial Cod

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment

  • High integrity and strong ethics

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Strong capacity to prioritize work and projects

  • Experience working collaboratively across a diverse organization

  • Knowledge of purchasing principles and Federal regulations related to grant spending

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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