Analyst, Contract & Vendor Management

S&P Global - Denver, CO

Analyst, Contract & Vendor Management

JobDescription :
S&P Global is seeking an Analyst of Contract & Vendor Management to report to the Senior Director of IT Procurement and Contract Management. The Vendor Management role manages the end-to-end life-cycle of the procurement process, from development through to execution and termination. The Vendor Management role coordinates contract changes (including evaluation, negotiations, contract-management approval, physical update of contract, etc.), contract interpretations, and internal and external communication regarding the Agreement and the Provider relationship. A successful candidate will form the key interface between defined S&P Global functions and the Provider, ensuring input (e.g. business and compliance requirements) and participation in decision making such as review and approval of deliverables or mitigating actions.
This role will be part of a dynamic team that manages all IT Business and Financial processes for the Digital Infrastructure organization.
This position is based in Princeton, New Jersey or Denver, Colorado.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Review Purchase Requests and related documentation to help ensure requisite quality standards are achieved
  • Review contracts (MPSA, MSA, SOWs, Order Forms, etc.) to ensure clear, correct and comprehensive agreements are developed in conjunction with the Engagement Owners and Corporate Procurement
  • Review Vendor Risk Assessment outputs to ensure risk has been appropriately assessed
  • Ensure compliance to processes and policies to reduce / mitigate risks
  • Lead and/or participate in contract negotiations and coordinates the review and approval process
  • Support difficult or complex contracts and assist with managing "hot vendors"
  • Create successful relationship with vendor contacts at all levels of the organization
  • Support establishing SLA and metrics reflecting the desired level and quality of service
  • Track progress and report status of issues that have been escalated to the VMO
  • Serve as designated back-up for Primary Procurement Analyst


  • Bachelor's degree in the field of law, business studies, IT or finance.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in IT operations
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in IT vendor management and procurement.
  • Demonstrates understanding of vendor management process including negotiations
    and performance monitoring.
  • Demonstrates ability to define and manage processes
  • Proven contract management experience
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a dynamic work environment
  • Outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with senior management

About S&P Global
At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:

  • S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.
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  • S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.

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