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Weyerhaeuser Senior Contract Manager in Seattle, Washington

We are a dynamic, well-respected team in the Law Department that has a strong reputation established and maintained by knowledgeable team members who deliver category expertise and outstanding customer service. We have great relationships with company leaders and team members built by taking the time to understand their businesses, advising with candor, and making clear recommendations. Join our team!

The Sr. Contract Manager is responsible for the entire contract lifecycle, including sourcing, contract redlining, contract management, and ongoing supplier relationship management for small, medium, and large-sized suppliers that provide employee benefits, in addition to other HR, Tax, Treasury and other corporate-based service agreements.

The Sr. Contract Manager understands the needs of business and functional partners to maximize performance and build effective working relationships. Motivates and persuades others toward increased performance in pursuit of common goals.

The Sr. Contract Manager is skilled in sourcing, including the development of RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs. This includes the facilitation of internal stakeholder evaluations of supplier responses and offerings, leading contract negotiations, and facilitating the supplier selection process.

Required skills also include contract administration and risk management. Knowledge of contractual terms and conditions with the ability to redline and author contractual language is required for multiple types of agreements including MSAs, BAAs, SOWs, service agreements, etc. Interaction and collaboration with inside/external legal counsel is also available as a resource to this role.

The Sr. Contract Manager has strong negotiation skills and leads contract negotiations in partnership with customers and senior management.

This role is responsible for on-going contract performance management to ensure that suppliers meet their contractual commitments (T&Cs, SOWs, SLA’s, governance/change management) and is involved in dispute resolution as occasionally required.

This role reports out of Weyerhaeuser’s Seattle Headquarters; short-term remote accommodations can be considered for qualified candidates who are willing to relocate to Seattle, Washington and that are currently based in one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia. This role is not open to those who live in other states or countries.


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher is required
  • CPM, CPSM, or other related certifications strongly preferred


  • Minimum of eight plus years of relevant procurement and supplier management experience
  • Procurement and supplier management experience with Human Resources and Employee Benefits highly preferred.

Technical Skills

  • Prior experience managing entire contract lifecycle for large, complex, and high-risk enterprise supplier of human resources, treasury, and corporate services. (Contract, Performance, Relationship Management)
  • Highly skilled in contract sourcing including the development of RFIs, RFQs, RFPs, BAAs, NDAs; also, has deep experience developing Master Service Agreements (MSAs) and Statements of Work (SOWs).
  • High level negotiation skills; facilitates and leads complex contract negotiations in partnership with all levels of management. (Strategy, Forecasting, Financial Modeling, Risk Management, Compliance).

General Skills

  • Ability to apply contract and legal knowledge to develop and deliver innovative, value-added improvements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Has interpersonal savvy and excellent listening skills.
  • Effective in creating and delivering presentations to staff and customers
  • Skilled at working with and influencing teams to accomplish business objectives
  • Promotes a collaborative environment where others are comfortable discussing ideas and issues
  • Proven ability to operate and effectively communicate while under pressure; as well as the ability to manage a diverse workload and work under time constraints with minimal supervision
  • Able to multi-task and manage multiple priorities concurrently
  • Exhibits a results-driven attitude and promotes same in all teaming and individual activities.

Compensation:This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we are targeting a salary range of $122,700 - $184,200 based on your level of skills, qualifications and experience. You will also be eligible for our Annual Incentive Program, which offers a cash bonus targeting 20% of base pay. Potential plan funding may range from zero to two times that target.

Benefits:When you join our team, you and your dependents will be offered coverage under our comprehensive employee benefits plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We offer a pre-tax Health Savings Account option which includes a company contribution. Other benefit options are also available such as voluntary Long-Term Care and Employee Assistance Programs. We also support personal volunteerism, sponsor a host of diversity networks, promote mentoring, and provide training and development opportunities to help you chart your path to a fulfilling career.

Retirement:Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, which includes a paid company match in addition to our annual contribution equal to 5% of your base salary.

Paid Time Off or Vacation: We provide eligible employees who are scheduled to work 25 hours or more per week with 3 weeks of paid vacation to use during your first year of employment. In addition, after being employed for six months, eligible employees begin to accrue vacation for future use. We also recognize eleven paid holidays per year, providing a total of 88 holiday hours, along with WA Paid Family & Medical Leave and paid parental leave for all full-time employees.

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. We believe in the power of building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment where all employees feel heard and valued, have equal opportunities to grow, and are empowered to share and implement their ideas for making our company better. In 2019 we added inclusion to our company vision as a core value and we have since established six focus areas for our DE&I Initiatives across the company.

With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly supportive working environment while handling sophisticated matters for one of the largest private landowners in the world.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team./

Job: *Information Technology

Title: Senior Contract Manager

Location: WA-Seattle

Requisition ID: 01019526