IDeaS Sr. Contracts Specialist

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ | US-MN-Bloomington
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IDeaS (a SAS company)

Smart people. Great clients. A culture that fosters innovation, teamwork and professional enrichment. These are just a few reasons why so many individuals have built long and lucrative careers with IDeaS. That next individual could be you.

Since 1989, IDeaS has been helping the world’s hospitality businesses maximize their revenue performance. IDeaS Revenue Solutions - a SAS Company, offers industry-leading pricing and revenue management Software, Services, and Consulting to the hospitality and travel industries. We've been called on by industries as far-ranging as parking, airlines, transportation and event ticketing.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN with our Global Technology center located in Pune, India, IDeaS maintains sales, support and distribution offices in North & South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia and Asia. No matter what we're working on, our goal is to make revenue management so user-friendly, insightful, and profitable that revenue management professionals wouldn't think of going back to the old way of doing things.   


Job Overview & Requirements

The IDeaS Sr. Contracts Specialist coordinates and manages the administration of new and existing sales-based contracts with clients. Provides guidance to Sales and Client Account teams to aid in the negotiation of contracts to ensure commercial and legal terms are accurate, manageable, and align with company finance policies.  This position can be located in either our Cary, NC or Bloomington, MN locations. 


For this role, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Coordinate the review and processing of standard contracts (80% of all sales contracts) that originate in the field including the final execution of the contract document and related placement of documents in Salesforce for reference.
  • Review and assess client contract documents for new services which often require non-routine contract management.
  • Establish framework for administering non-standard contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, company policies and client expectations.
  • Understand and assess implications of legal and commercial contract terms on proper revenue recognition criteria.
  • Work closely with Sales, Finance, Legal, and other internal teams in preparing 3rd party contracts related to the company’s sales activities, which includes modifying language in contracts to track company’s established business and legal policies.
  • Independently analyze unusual contractual requirements and applies knowledge of company policies and procedures to produce contract documents that meet high standards of legal protection.
  • Provide guidance to other Contracts staff as well as the Sales team on contract administration processes.
  • Periodically reviews and assesses vendor/supplier contract documents.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Do you qualify? You must have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field,
  • 8+ years of contract administration experience with 2 years minimum involving supplier-side software and services agreements
  • Proficiency in drafting and negotiating supplier-side software and services agreements
  • A Solid understanding of basic principles of contract law
  • Flexibility in order to meet needs and timelines of global clients operating in various time zones
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload in a multi-task environment within specified deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of, Microsoft Office suite of products (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook), and contract-based software applications
  • Highly ethical work approach


Preferences for this role include… 

  • Experience working within a environment with related contract applications
  • Experience drafting and/or administering software-as-a-service (SaaS) and subscription agreements


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Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above.

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.


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