Kelly Legal Managed Services is actively seeking a Contracts Manager for a corporate client located in Baltimore, MD. This is a long-term contract position offered at competitive pay. Contracts Manager Responsibilities: Strategically plan with key stakeholder s to determine appropriate needs for vendor selection and sourcing. Participate in RFI and RFP evaluations. Ensure all Third Party relationships are compliant with all applicable corporate, state, federal and regulatory requirements with a focus on Federal consumer financial laws. Collect and evaluate upfront and ongoing due diligence on Vendors. Develop and maintain effective relationships with key Business partners. Manage the complete contract lifecycle from negotiation, initial drafting, Business, Legal and other stakeholder approval, execution, and ongoing compliance. Assist Legal with review of Third Party contract templates to ensure the inclusion of required provisions. Perform annual contract reviews and facilitate any necessary renewals for Third Party Vendors as well as amendments or terminations as required. Maintain appropriate documentation/approvals on file. Ensure agreements contain appropriate service levels, quality and security standards, performance metrics and financial penalties/incentives as required. Ensure corporate requirements are met by facilitating necessary documentation and reviews. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: JD, Paralegal or strong background of writing contracts Understand complex, non-routine contractual instruments. Excellent knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvements to established policies. Solid understanding of the business needs and an appreciation of financial contractual implications. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Strong organizational, analytical, and team-building skills. Experience managing projects. Ability to apply independent judgment and creativity to contract resolution issues. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail. Ability to perform in upper level management environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resume for immediate consideration. Why Kelly(R)? The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG(R)) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services(R) workforce solutions. Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage. The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs. About Kelly Services(R) As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.