Contract Manager

Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4W 0A1

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us. As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

The Rogers Legal Department is currently looking to fill a 10-month contract position for Contract Manager in the Procurement Legal team based in Toronto. This opportunity involves working in a fast-paced and collegial atmosphere, as an integral part of the Legal team supporting all aspects of the Rogers telecommunications, media and sports businesses. 

Reporting to the Managing Counsel, Procurement, the successful candidate will work closely with members across Rogers’ entire business, with particular emphasis on network and IT. The position requires the ability to both assist working-level teams and advise senior executives on strategic initiatives. 

What you will be doing:

  • Review, draft and negotiate several types of contractual agreements, including: master services and consulting agreements, statements of work, outsourcing agreements, licensing agreements, hardware purchase agreements, software as a service agreements, contract amendments, and requests for proposals
  • Assist Legal Counsel in managing complex transaction work within a fast-moving corporate environment
  • Strategize with company executives prior to supplier negotiations
  • Structure supplier transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective
  • Advise and consult subject matter experts based on type of contract
  • Participate in developing internal guidelines, policies and templates
  • Educate internal stakeholders in regard to contracting and risk management issues

What you have: 

  • Post-secondary degree required
  • Minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience in commercial contracting involving technology procurement, systems integration, managed services/outsourcing, and general products/services
  • Experience in independently negotiating commercial agreements and advising internal stakeholders
  • Proven ability to manage efficiently a large volume of demanding matters and prioritize effectively 
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in a multifaceted environment
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Business acumen
  • Ability to distill complex legal issues into simple decisions
  • Understanding of intellectual property and privacy issues
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: 10 Months
Work Location: 350 Bloor Street East (299), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Legal & Corporate Commercial
Requisition ID: 222524
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Corporate 

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