Supply Chain

SPM Contract Manager


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for an SPM Contract Manager for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients located in Detroit, MI!

Title: SPM Contract Manager

Location: Detroit, MI (Hybrid 3 days in office 2 remote)

Duration: 12+ Months

Role Type: W2 contract engagement

Job Description:

Responsible for business unit supplier performance management (SPM) of medium to large size/value contracts by identifying and maximizing value opportunities.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the development of a contract strategy within the business unit/COE
  • Define contract terms/conditions in accordance with company standards
  • Manage post award contract activities:
  • Manage vendor performance & compliance
  • Ensure contract (terms/conditions) compliance; such as enforcing payment terms
  • Modify contract as necessary
  • Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal (verify completion of work at close-out)
  • Manage medium and high contracts through the entire life cycle
  • Provide performance metrics report on contract management performance/development & compliance
  • Intervenes, analyzes, manages and resolves business conflicts between the company and vendors
  • Point of contact to resolve contractual issues as required
  • Identify and apply value maximizing opportunities
  • Partner with supply chain management to develop optimal contract terms
  • Manage PO specific work efforts (technical and commercial) in accordance with corporate policy
  • Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility, awareness, and interpretation to support implementation.
  • Handle on-going issues and change management documenting appropriately
  • Interface with key customer, proactively insuring contractual compliance and performance
  • Collaborates with the SCM team to provide guidance on vendor selection
  • Ability to analyze current processes and make modifications utilizing Cl principles
  • Support structuring of negotiations of contracts
  • Supports development of SPM value targets and tracks performance to goals
  • Mentors other Contract Managers and supports their work as necessary

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Associates degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years experience in contract management techniques


  • Bachelor’s degree

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-233908
Publish Date: 08 Feb 2024

Tagged as: SPM Contract Manager