Contract specialist

United States, MA, Waltham

Description & Responsibilities

As a Contract Specialist, you will join a team responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of our proposal and contract management process. You will be responsible for quality assurance reviews of customer proposals and/or Statements of Work.  Ensuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with our internal control policies and quality standards. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with the legal team in negotiating contracts with internal and external clients from various industries. You will apply your general business and financial knowledge as well as your contract management skills while assisting with all contractual requests and have the chance to learn and work within a multinational environment. You will become an expert on Dassault Systemes’ standards. You will work in a cooperative, dynamic, and team oriented environment with well-structured processes. In addition, the Contract Specialist is involved in developing, modifying, and executing process improvement initiatives and company policies related to immediate operations. You will be an important link in the service business unit learning all internal policies, culture and the role of Dassault Systèmes in society.


-          Review and verify all proposals and/or Statements of Work to ensure a high level of quality and compliance with our internal control policies and procedures to avoid unintended liabilities.

-          Review project proposal records in the Company’s business workflow database (PeopleSoft) to ensure they are accurate and complete;

-          Provide guidance to new users on proposal record creation and the entire business workflow process.

-          Interface with all functional groups to define needs and client requirements.

-          Interpret and clarify general contract terms.

-          Participate in meetings with legal, internal and external clients to negotiate contracts.

-          Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration or business related discipline

-          5 years related experience (Contract Management/Administration) (in a software and/or services industry an asset)

-          Strong knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

-          Good understanding of general contract terms and conditions

-          Knowledge of PeopleSoft (an asset)

-          Well organized and meticulous

-          Excellent attention to detail and ability to analyze potential risks

-          Proactive and demonstrates strong initiative

-          Ability to learn quickly, adapt to a fast pace environment, to multitask and respect deadlines

  Able to work in a team environment

The total expected compensation range for this role will be between $94,000 ad $132,000. In determining the pay range, we take into consideration experience, pay of employees in similar positions, and other job-related factors.

Diversity statement

As a game-changer in sustainable technology and innovation, Dassault Systèmes is striving to build more inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. We believe that our people are our number one asset and we want all employees to feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. It is our goal that our people feel a sense of pride and a passion for belonging. As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to foster opportunities for all people to participate in a harmonized Workforce of the Future.

Compensation & Benefits

Dassault Systèmes offers an excellent salary with potential for bonus, commensurate with experience. Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, vision care for employee & dependents as well as employee life, short & long term disability, tuition reimbursement, immediate 401K enrollment, 401K match (50 cents on the dollar, up to the first 8% of your eligible compensation that you contribute based on match eligibility criteria), flexible time off policy, and 10 paid holidays.

Equal opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at 3DS are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 3DS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 3DS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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