Contract Manager, WBA Digital & IT Solutions

Job reference: 151766BR Previous
Location: Dublin, City West
Function area: IT
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Contract Manager, WBA Digital & IT Solutions
WBA have launched WBA Digital & IT Solutions (Ireland) Limited, this exciting new CoE will manage the software service platform offering for the Pharmacy teams and will run software on a Software as a Service model.
The creation of this Center of Excellence allows WBA to establish an innovation hub for additional intellectual property projects in the future and now an opportunity for a Contract Manager to join and shape the Pharmacy Digital CoE.

About the opportunity

This role is responsible for the management of the relationship between partners; you will lead on defining, managing and maintaining SLA’s and continually review, develop and manage contracts in line with the business strategy and best practices. You will be responsible for:
Work with internal and external legal teams on the review of agreements, changes, negotiations and terminations
Coordinates with WBA Legal and Procurement
Ensure vendors’ contractual compliance by tracking and managing performance against agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and other terms of the contract
Provides contract knowledge and drives ongoing value from the vendor through contract negotiations, changes, rapid issue resolution or escalation


About you

IT contract negotiation and contract management experience
Understanding of legal terms and conditions for IP, IT agreements, SLAs, pricing etc.
Legal or contract writing experience
Financial understanding and ability to resolve contract and pricing issues


What’s next

If your application is successful, we will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

Although this role is a permanent position, requests for the role to be offered on a secondment basis (minimum one year) will be considered.

Closing date for applications is 2nd November 2021

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Simona (simona.magri@wba.com)