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Graybar Strategic Contract Manager I in Maryland Heights, Missouri

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As the Strategic Contract Manager, you will manage multiple relationships, contracts and accounts utilized by federal government customers. This role typically supports contracts with actual and potential annual sales of $10 to $50 million.

In this role you will:

  • Manage senior level relationships with Government customers

  • Focus on customer service execution. Ability to identify and update policies for seamless sales process.

  • Foster sales activities to targeted accounts, drive sales growth and cultivate key relationships to promote the Company to contract managers and customers.

  • Participate in industry activities (shows/seminars/conferences) that foster further sales opportunities with customers utilizing contracts.

  • Integrate strategic suppliers into the sales process, to drive stronger value propositions in both directions, and monitor results.

  • Coordinate regular training and updates for the Company on applicable industry trends, contract updates, and best practices.

  • Schedule regular reviews with Proposal and Implementation team, to make sure SPA’s are current, and identify the new negotiations required to drive profitable sales growth.

  • Coordinate with internal resources to ensure the Company’s web presence, marketing and communications, and collateral materials applicable to assigned contracts are relevant and current.

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ industry experience required

  • Four-year degree preferred

  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with and supporting sales and/or sales management to achieve results

  • Industry accreditation in market (third party training/designations) required

  • Extensive experience in contract management required

  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and compliance requirements for government contracts

  • Knowledge of industry trends in the market and their impact on sales opportunities

  • Knowledge of cooperative contracts, group purchasing, multiple award task order contracts, and other contract types

  • Ability to understand competitive contracts in the industry and develop plans to differentiate the Company’s services

  • Ability collaborate with key stakeholders to prepare winning bids

  • Mastery of SAP reporting functions.

  • Experience managing all aspects of GSA Schedules including eMOD, Small Business Subk-ESRS, SIP, CTA’s, LOS.

  • Experience managing government sales platforsm: GSA Advantage, GSA eBUY, FedMall, FedConnect, DIBBS.

  • Experience developing and managing BPA’s based on GSA Schedule.

  • Proficient utilizing Access and Excel.

Why should you join Graybar?

At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business.We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team.That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.

Apply now and find out what’s next for you.

At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.

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