Lewis James Professional

eSourcing Functional Business Analyst

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a eSourcing Functional Business Analyst for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Determine appropriate contracting vehicle for purchasing (e.g., Purchase Order versus more robust contract) and, for the latter, selects appropriate templates for transactions.
  • May determine whether vendor paper is appropriate for certain types of transactions.
  • Responsible for preparing complex amendments/change orders and project-level contracts (e.g., statements of work) for mid-range transactions, including change orders on project-level contracts.
  • Negotiate, interpret, and summarize contracts accurately and appropriately to mitigate substantial risks related to vendor contracts escalates appropriately.
  • During contract negotiations, makes decisions on contractual matters on behalf of the company as needed.
  • Exercise sound judgment in drafting and negotiating appropriate contractual documents to ensure mitigation of risk (financial and regulatory) to the company, escalating matters to an attorney when appropriate.
  • Work directly with stakeholders and the vendor to negotiate certain contracts.
  • Ensure contract terms and conditions align with business needs, Key Business Terms, and standard legal provisions.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal clients, Category Directors/Managers, and vendors.



  • High School or Equivalent.
  • 6-8 years of experience in organizational contract management or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of procurement and supply chain management, including sourcing.
  • Ability clearly write contract language with accurate legal terminology.
  • Some work with negotiating the terms of contracts (minimal)
  • Ability to identify legal and business issues and risks.
  • Ability to interact tactfully with numerous stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize own work load to meet competing deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.


For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3114. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3114. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V