Contract Specialist IV

Houston, TX

Onsite  -  IT - Niche  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-07865

Title: Contract Specialist 
Location: Houston, TX (hybrid) 
Duration: 1 year contract 
Compensation: $60-74/hr. 
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

The IT Contracts and Negotiations Specialist within our IT Supply Chain organization based in Houston, Texas. The Contract Specialist is responsible for negotiating IT/technology-related contracts.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions in agreements for Professional Services, software licenses, SaaS/XaaS, data licensing , hardware, telecom, SOWs, Order Forms, etc. with selected contractors and vendors.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, such as technical leads and legal teams, to ensure that contracts align with project requirements and organizational policies.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in energy technology, industry regulations, and procurement best practices to ensure effective negotiations and contract management.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and risk mitigation in IT contracting


  • Five or more years of increasingly responsible experience in negotiation of agreement for IT Professional Services, Software-as-a-Service, Data, Software, Hardware and Telecommunications.
  • Demonstrable experience as an IT Contractor Negotiator responsible for negotiating both "commercial” and "legal” terms with minimal supervision and with a strong track record of successful negotiations and contract management.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT contracting practices, legal frameworks, and industry standards.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to understand complex technical requirements and translate them into contractual terms.
  •  Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as business administration, supply chain, or information technology.
  • J.D. is preferred.
  • Proficiency in using contract lifecycle management software and tools.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and coherent manner
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work in and thrive on ambiguity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to self-manage with conflicting priorities and demands on time
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.



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