The W.K. Kellogg Foundation with headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan is a leading philanthropic institution supporting thriving children, working families, equitable communities, and the dynamic connection between the three. The Legal and Contract team provides collaborative, solution-oriented legal and contract support that empowers Foundation staff to achieve their objectives in support of the Foundation’s mission.
“The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports children, families, and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society.”
THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU
The Contract Analyst role is crucial in supporting contract compliance and process excellence. The technical work is focused on reviewing and processing contract requests to support compliance with best practices and organizational policies and standards. In addition, this role provides opportunities to improve and innovate this critical function within the Foundation and to maintain strong, collaborative partnerships between the Legal and Contracts team and other Foundation teams. This role invites candidates from diverse professional and educational backgrounds across foundations, nonprofits, universities, government agencies, hospitals and health systems, corporate procurement, complex office manager roles, and finance departments.
YOUR POTENTIAL IMPACT
The primary function of the Contract Analyst is to review and support the processing of contract requests and proactively address areas of risk or concern. Key responsibilities include:
The Contract Analyst’s work to support the contracting process ensures the Foundation is efficiently and effectively working with vendors to support the conditions for thriving children and families in areas of health, education, and economic security.
WHAT SKILLS YOU’LL NEED
Success in the Contract Analyst role will require a passion to further the Foundation’s mission and a commitment to core values of diversity and inclusion, intercultural awareness, openness, collaboration, and stewardship. The ideal candidate will also possess the following professional abilities, attributes, and experiences:
Salary range is $66,800 - $83,500. Actual starting salary of candidate will be commensurate with years, breadth, and depth of relevant experience, education, certifications, credentials, special skills, accomplishments, and other factors relevant to the position.
More information about the W.K. Kellogg Foundation may be found at: www.wkkf.org
This search is being led by Katherine Jacobs and Sharon Gerstman of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s website.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.