CoE Contract Management Analyst

Company Name:Kroger Manufacturing
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Exempt

Position Summary:
Manage all contract activities post signature including, storing contracts, documenting terms, monitoring obligations, verifying compliance to all contractual documents, managing renewals and issue identification/resolution. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Contract Management
  • Communicate with suppliers to request required documents and review submitted documents for completion and compliance with procurement rules and regulations
  • Store and manage executed contracts
  • Enter contract information in the contract tool
  • Monitor contract obligation on a pre-defined basis
  • Support communication of any issues related to contract compliance
  • Manage notifications when contracts are coming due to renewal
  • Analyze contract information to improve terms and conditions as well as procurement policy
  • Communicate any insights to increase the performance and effectiveness of the function to the Manager
  • Point of contact for day to day operations and communications on contracts compliance and monitoring adherence
  • Compliance Management
  • Develop contract monitoring and management plan
  • Monitor compliance and identify non-compliances situations
  • Escalate lack of adherence and timely communicate to management
  • Assist in the resolution of contract discrepancies with suppliers and affected functions
  • Strive to reduce overall business continuity, financial and regulatory risk for Kroger using contracting concepts and knowledge
  • Provide support to CoE SRM team to make sure all documents needed are stored in supplier database
  • Additional Support
  • Support other initiatives in the company that may affect CoE's performance and operations
  • Support talent development framework and proven experience in creating/maintaining training curriculum
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Legal, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Operations, CPG, or similar
  • Experience with contract management activities and tools
  • Ability to identify, quantify and effectively communicate business risks
  • Ability to become a key point of contact for the team, speak to internal clients on a regular basis, develop and maintain long term relationship with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to proactively share insights and seek to understand how to continue to bring value to internal stakeholders
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment while delivering solid action-oriented results quickly
  • Analytical skills with the ability to identify, quantify and effectively leverage data to support business decisions, communicate opportunities and/or raise business risks
  • Ability to monitor compliance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Vizio)
  • Ability to synthesize analysis into compelling oral and written communications and presentations
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:
  • 1-year professional experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, or Retail
  • 1-year professional experience with Legal or Paralegal
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office, data visualization tools

Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions:General Office- Cincinnati

States: Indiana; Kentucky; Ohio

Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH||Cincinnati|| 1014 Vine Street ||45202 || Kroger Manufacturing||None|| ||Employee|| Exempt || Full-Time|| None

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