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Contract Manager – Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

$110,000- $130,000/ year
Posted Mar 26
Full Time
On Site
Irving, Texas

Neiman Marcus Group Remote

Neiman Marcus Group is a relationship business that leads with love in everything we do—for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our legacy of innovating and our culture of Belonging guide our roadmap for Revolutionizing Luxury Experiences. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

Your Role

As a Contract Manager in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, you will lead contract execution and lifecycle management across the organization. This includes negotiating and redlining legal agreements with suppliers, developing and implementing contract best practices and partnering with our teams to execute contracts. You will communicate with multiple levels and teams in the organization, and with suppliers.

You will benefit from NMG's Way of Working, which is a framework across all teams to work smarter, be present, and integrate work and life in a way that empowers you and others. You will report to the Senior Director of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.

What You’ll Do


  • Manage and provide end-to-end guidance on Contract Management for category managers, team members, and Legal
  • Review, negotiate, and complete commercial agreements
  • Provide redlined recommendations on standard/nonstandard contracts using knowledge of contract law and terminology across main risk areas such as limitation of liability, indemnification, intellectual property rights, licensing, warranty, confidentiality, information security/data privacy/PII, and audit rights.
  • Negotiate directly with suppliers
  • Manage routine contractual matters unaided and work with NMG Legal on more complex issues
  • Proactively collaborate with our teams (Legal, Finance, Data Privacy) to ensure the contracts align with company policies, procedures, and legal requirements.
  • Partner with the team to manage competing demands to meet deadlines
  • Be a proficient and daily user of NMG’s contract management system (Conga) for purposes of managing workflow, tracking contracts, providing metrics, and retaining accurate contract records
  • Partner with SS&P and Legal to implement contracting best practices, including contract templates with the best contract language, clearly defined scopes, appropriate performance measures, and penalties.

What You Bring


  • 6 – 7+ years of experience reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commercial contract terms and conditions, can navigate contract management procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience in comprehensive contract reviews, specializing in the identification and evaluation of potential risk areas
  • Understand parameters set by Legal for modifying contract language to facilitate contract negotiations between the business and suppliers
  • Experience engaging and resolving open matters

Inclusive Benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, including wellness and healthy lifestyle support, for associates, spouses, domestic partners, and children

Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent (day care) expenses

Disability Benefits, including Short-Term Disability providing income replacement up to 26 weeks

16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 2 weeks of Paid Family Leave, and Adoption Support of $10,000

Paid Time Off, including 6 paid holidays, flexible time off for vacations and personal time, 3 volunteer days, and 7 sick days

Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with NMG matching and $20,000 Term Life Insurance paid by NMG with additional voluntary coverage available

Financial Solutions, including Credit Union membership, pay advances via PayActiv, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship opportunities

NMG Associate’s Core Discount of 30% with multiple in-store opportunities for an additional 30% off across select brands

NMG Matching Gift Program up to $2,000 to eligible non-profits, Hardship Assistance Grants up to $7,500 for Associates, and a volunteer opportunity hub through NMG’s All Heart Program

Personal and Professional Development Opportunities with 16,000+ online learning opportunities, including NMG’s Fashion Your Future, LinkedIn Learning, MasterClass, BetterUp, Connected Leaders Academy, 9 Associate Community Networks, and additional personalized learning experiences NMG Discount Marketplace features 1,000s of products and services with over $5,000 in saving

About Us

As one of the largest multi-brand luxury retailers in the U.S., with 3,000+ of the world's most desirable brand partners, we're delivering exceptional products and intelligent services enabled by our investments in data and technology. Through the expertise of our associates, we deliver and scale a personalized luxury experience across our three channels of in-store, eCommerce, and remote selling. Our NMG|Way culture, powered by our people, combines individual talents into a collective strength to make life extraordinary. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a woman co-founded, majority women-led organization outpacing the U.S. population in racial and ethnic diversity and led by one of corporate America’s few openly gay CEOs, Neiman Marcus Group is proud to celebrate associates from different backgrounds, experiences, and communities. We've made it a priority to cultivate a culture where everyone Belongs and where showing up as your full and authentic self is encouraged.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our Talent Attraction process. If you have a disability and need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at .

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Mar 22, 2024
  • Overtime Status: Exempt
  • Minimum Pay Range $: 110000
  • Maximum Pay Range $: 130000