IDeaS Sr. Manager Sales Contracts

Job Locations US-MN-Bloomington
Requisition ID
IDeaS (a SAS company)
Position Type

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Passionate people. Loyal clients. Leading solutions.

With a rich culture of creative collaboration and professional growth, IDeaS’ team members build successful careers with us.


Headquartered in Bloomington, MN, with a technology center in Pune, India, and regional offices across six continents, IDeaS is proud to be a global powerhouse of innovation and excellence: challenge and reward. No matter where we’re working, our teams come together to create leading revenue management solutions that accelerate our clients’ growth through revenue optimization.


Now we just need you!


The Sr. Manager Sales Contracts coordinates and manages a team of contract specialists and contract process specialists involved in 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.


What you’ll be doing...

  • Managing a team of 5 contract professionals responsible for over 2,000 sales contracts annually
  • Reviewing and assessing client contract documents for new services which often require non-routine contract management
  • Establishing framework for administering non-standard contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, company policies and client expectations
  • Understanding and assessing implications of legal and commercial contract terms on proper revenue recognition criteria
  • Working closely with Sales, Finance, Legal, and other internal teams in preparing 3rd party contracts related to the company’s sales activities
  • Analyzing unusual contractual requirements and applies knowledge of company policies and procedures to produce contract documents that meet high standards of legal protection
  • Providing guidance to the Sales team, Account Management team, and Client Services team on contract administration processes
  • Periodically reviewing and assessing vendor/supplier contract documents

What you’ll bring to us…

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience
  • Basic corporate law and common law concepts
  • 8+ years of increasingly responsible experience with 5+ years of contract operations experience, 2 years minimum involving sell side as well as minimum of 2 years supervising a contracts team
  • Preference for sell side involving software as a service contracts
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of key legal clauses dealing with limits of liability, warranty, and indemnification
  • Must be flexible in order to meet needs and timelines of global clients operating in various time zones
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize to achieve internal SLA’s on processing of client contracts
  • Strong preference for experience working within a environment with related contract applications (CPQ and CLM)
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Outlook, and Contract based software applications
  • Highly ethical

We Support Who You Are….


As a global company, we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives spark innovation and meet the challenges of an evolving world. Whether you’re launching a new career or expanding your current one, IDeaS is a company where you can balance great work with all other aspects of your life.


At IDeaS, we also aspire to live our values each day by being Accountable, Curious, Passionate and Authentic. And we continue our quest to build a more inclusive environment that attracts, represents, and provides a place for diverse ideas, unique perspectives, and authentic voices.


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.


IDeaS/SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, IDeaS/SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. IDeaS/SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.





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