Procurement Contract Specialist - Atlanta/Sandy Springs, GA

Sandy Springs / Georgia / United States

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Procurement Contract Specialist - Atlanta/Sandy Springs, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

Procurement Contract Specialist – Atlanta, GA


The Procurement Contract Specialist will work with Procurement Category and Sourcing Managers and Directors, the Legal Department, and other cross-functional team members to prepare contracts that conform to WestRock legal, risk, procurement, and other policy requirements.  The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented self-starter with excellent verbal and written skills.  The responsibilities include but are not limited to contract document authoring, review, and revision; coordinating legal and other internal reviews of contracts; obtaining required approvals for signature; entering contract data into contract management system and reporting on same.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Support the efficient and accurate management of procurement contracts throughout the contract lifecycle from initial drafting to signature to renewal or termination 
  • Assist procurement sourcing/category managers and directors with the preparation of contracts that accurately reflect negotiated commercial terms
  • Select from appropriate pre-approved templates to draft contract documents
  • Engage with legal, procurement, accounting and other stakeholders to ensure contract terms meet required company standards
  • Prepare documents and communications to accomplish contract review, approval, signature, and filing
  • Timely and accurately enter, update, and report on key data points of completed contracts and contracts in process within contract management system
  • Assist with preparation and presentation of training materials relating to Procurement contract process and contract management system
  • Complete special projects as required to meet stakeholder needs or department initiatives (e.g., contract document pulls, contract management system administration) 

  What you need to succeed:

  • Fundamental understanding of contract principles and legal terminology
  • Highly accomplished spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills 
  • Superlative attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines 
  • Experience with a web-based contract management system
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of organization
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • Associate’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate from an accredited Paralegal Program or a minimum of three (3) years’ prior experience working with contract documents is required




WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.





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