Wolters Kluwer Contract Support Associate in Riverwoods, Illinois
Wolters Kluwer Legal and Regulatory is a leading global provider of intelligent information and electronic solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business compliance professionals, and expert educational resources for law students and professors.
In an increasingly dynamic world, Wolters Kluwer Legal and Regulatory connects legal and business communities with timely, specialized expertise and information-enabled solutions to support customers' success through productivity, accuracy and mobility. Its major product lines include Aspen, CCH, Kluwer Law International, and MediRegs. Its markets include law firms, law schools, corporate counsel, health care organizations and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, IL.
Responsible for assisting with research, participation on contract preparation and administration and general management of the full sales cycle of new and renewal complex custom contracts, including entry into SalesForce (SFDC). This position will participate in the development and fulfillment of all contract requirements. They will work under general direction, participate in determining objectives of assignments, plan and schedule their own activities in accomplishing objectives and their work will be reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
Participates in the development and fulfillment of custom contracts by:
Proactively meeting with the Key Account Team to discuss strategy and requirements for upcoming negotiations
Pulling and organizing account inventory prior to Key Account custom contract negotiations for presentation to the customer in pre-determined format
Providing updated inventory/pricing as needed, during negotiations
Receiving agreed upon inventory list including, Keeps, Adds & Cancellations, & copy of signed contract for submission to order entry
Holding a post negotiation meeting with Key Account Team to review final content and revenue allocations
Preparing and submitting order through SFDC to order entry, for processing
Acts as a liaison between order entry, Key Account Manager and Customer during order entry phase to insure accuracy of ordered content, pricing and revenue allocations
Conduct post-order entry audit to ensure proper products, pricing and revenue allocations flow through SAP back to SFDC
Audit monthly commission reports for accuracy of data
Maintain the contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects
Monitor and identify areas of non-compliance by company employees with established procedures
Maintain contractual records and documentation electronically, such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects
Work with WK Legal Dept / Outside Counsel to coordinate contracts, BAAs, NDAs, RFQs and Joint Marketing Agreements where appropriate
Work with Finance to ensure adherence to broader finance and risk requirements such as revenue recognition, pricing and discounting policies, export controls, etc.
Ensure that signed contracts are communicated/ reported to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility, awareness and interpretation to support implementation
Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing, payment etc.)
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum: High School diploma and at least 2 years related experience
Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field, OR equivalent
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years of relevant experience, OR equivalent
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Previous experience in a team selling environment
Previous experience in sales enablement or contract support a plus
Order Entry in SFDC a plus
Microsoft Office 2016 Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), with an emphasis in Excel
Aptus CPQ and/or X-Author a plus
Web Browsers -- Google Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer 10
Tools and process enabling remote connection to internal systems
Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
Ability to analyze large volumes of data
Deadline driven with extreme focus to details
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work equally as effective as both a team member and independently with minimal supervision
Ability to work with multiple levels of management, including executives
Ability to work effectively across cultural boundaries is beneficial
Minimal overnight travel required -- less than 5%
ABOUT WOLTERS KLUWER
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.
Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
INFORMATIONFor any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (495) 4771.
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