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Senior Contracts Management Associate

Posted 11 months ago

  • Function: Legal
  • Job Ref: 227477
Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Senior Contracts Management Associate 
Location: San Francisco, CA 94111

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and contribute to all stages of contract lifecycle including RFP preparation, contract review, negotiation, maintenance and termination
  • Manage contractual and business relationships with vendors
  • Develop, structure and negotiate legal and business terms and conditions including price negotiations
  • Comfortable advocating on behalf of the business and subject matter experts and negotiating with counsel
  • Manage contract terms within contract management platform and report status on an ongoing basis
  • Establish and develop close working relationships across lines of business and with technical, audit, compliance, security and legal teams as necessary
  • Familiar with key terms and conditions that are common to various types of vendor agreements including but not limited to SaaS, software, hardware, and professional services agreements
  • Work in a self-directed, collaborative, and constructive manner with team members, the business unit, and our internal stakeholders
  • Understand the requirements of working in a regulated environment and the controls that are necessary to be successful in the financial services industry

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • JD degree and Bar license
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a financial institution or corporate environment preferred
  • Experience with technology contracts preferred
  • Familiarity with contract terminology and negotiations
  • High degree of proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other quantitative analysis tools to develop and evaluate performance metrics and produce associated reporting
  • Familiarity with Archer or other Enterprise Risk System, specifically the Vendor Management module
  • Pragmatic with an ability to generate trust and build relationships across business and functional lines
  • Makes decisions in a timely manner, often with incomplete information and under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to communicate and concisely in a variety of settings and styles; is effective in a variety of formal presentation and meeting settings
  • Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent own interests and yet be fair to others; is a team player and encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers
  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.

About our client:
Founded in 1985, our client and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. Join a team that continues to make significant investments in its digital solutions, including upgrading our consumer-facing technology.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.