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Alliant Energy Contract Coordinator in Madison, Wisconsin

4970BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Manages flow on new contract work request by ensuring necessary requestor information is obtained prior to logging request and saving supporting documentation.

  • Works with Contract Specialist to obtain required internal approvals and routes contract, internally and externally, for digital signatures.

  • Updates contract administration database by entering, verifying, and securing data.

  • Secures contracts by performing system back-ups; archiving information.

  • Responds to business unit inquiries about contract spend, expiration dates, and other high-level details.

  • Performs general research on contract counterparties including confirming entity name and status.

  • Conducts internet and legal research on “market” provisions within the utility, construction, and software industries.

  • Prepares contract information and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

  • Maintains and improves reporting and analytics capabilities that demonstrate team productivity, answers stakeholder questions, and supports recurring and ad-hoc reporting of contract data compiled from several systems.

  • Advocates for and is subject matter expert for the software and analytics tools we use to manage our workflow and contracts.

  • Identifies and implements solutions in Microsoft PowerBI, PowerApps, SharePoint, Teams, and other third-party tools to streamline and automate processes to improve contract workflows and the internal contracting experience.

  • Assists in educating the Contract Management team and others through findings from research, assessing industry standards on contract terms, and compiling reports by analyzing contract data to track spend, assessing workflow throughput, and identifying process improvement opportunities.

Requisition ID:4970BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Madison, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

Alliant Energy is looking for a Contract Coordinator to join our team! In this role, you will begin working virtually and eventually will be located at our office in Madison, WI. You will be responsible for assisting the contract management team in efficiently processing a high, steady volume of new contract requests from intake to signature and beyond. You will review new contract requests and after the Contract Specialist completes negotiation of contract, work with external suppliers and internal stakeholders to obtain signatures, finalize, and ultimately organize contracts. You will partners closely with Alliant Energy's Supply Chain Management team to setup and maintain many contracts within our purchasing systems. Finally, you will serve as a resource to guide internal stakeholders when they have questions about contract spend or expiration dates.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.

Job Category:Legal/Regulatory/Environmental Job Qualifications:

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Business Administration, Purchasing, Supply Chain or related area preferred

  • 2 years of related experience supporting a purchasing, supply chain, legal, or contract management team preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience as a data analyst or independently and regularly generating reports or metrics by analyzing raw data desired.

  • Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously and ability to take ownership of assigned projects preferred.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities

  • Superior attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including communications to senior management and external parties.

  • Demonstrate established proficiency utilizing evolving technological tools to streamline daily tasks and communications.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment.

*NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

Posting Title:Contract Coordinator