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Contract Manager - Information Services in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Fort Worth
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Summary: The role of the Contract Manager-Information Services is to support, manage, and administer contracts for information technology services and products across Cook Children's Health Care System ("CCHCS"). This position is responsible for managing the process for new contracts from the intake process through execution. This includes confirmation of technical and business requirements, implementation, support, service and maintenance through the Information Services management team members. In addition, they ensure Cook is protected by including the organization's common legal language in the contract. This role reviews upcoming contract renewals and ensures the appropriate management team members evaluate the current product, pricing and agreement. Ensures terminations are sent timely to appropriate software, hardware or service provider.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • At least three (3) years related work experience preferred.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of personal computer applications and software packages; proficiency in SharePoint, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and other electronic document management systems is required.
  • At least Two (2) years of experience in a health care environment preferred.
  • Excellent contract management skills are essentials.
  • General knowledge of contract regulations and laws.
  • Does not require expert experience in writing contracts.
  • Strong familiarity and technical competence with contract management software and/or applicable automated systems.
  • Solid working knowledge of current IT technologies across a wide variety of areas.
  • Effective bartering and negotiation skills.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities in spending strategies, product demands and purchasing timelines through analytical capabilities.
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take action to reach excellent outcomes.
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and diplomatic.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet