Contract Analystat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 20000649
Updated: Apr 03, 2020
Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Role Overview

The Contract Analyst is responsible for all data analytics, and many aspects of contract maintenance, in support of CDW’s large customer contract programs.  If you’re adept with managing data and producing informative directional analytics that tell a story, this is the role for you!

Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Maintain customer pricing programs, including manufacturer price maintenance, price calculation, and updating systems
  • Prepare detailed contract, ad hoc, and/or internal reporting, as assigned and required. Compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data for business forecasting and modeling
  • Assist internal and external customers with requests; working collaboratively to help solve their business needs and problems related to the contracts
  • Develop and maintain contract reference materials and resources.
  • Maintain contracts repository, with pertinent contract information for internal and external customers
  • Take necessary steps to protect confidential information and materials, in accordance with CDW policy.
  • Identify and escalate any contract related concerns to appropriate contract management stakeholders

The information in this position description is intended to convey information about the key responsibilities and requirements of the position.  It is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the opportunity.  Position Descriptions are subject to change.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of office work experience
  • 2 years contract experience or relevant knowledge of CDW’s internal reporting tools and practices and have the skillsets to perform the key functions Qualifications

                Education and/or Experience Qualifications

    §  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent general business experience

    §  Two (2) years’ experience of working with contracts

    §  Three (3) years of data analysis experience  


    Other Required Qualifications

    §  Strong communication skills, both oral and written using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience 

    §  Proven ability to proactively collaborate and build relationships, take initiative and creatively problem solve 

    §  Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines 

    §  Applicant should demonstrate strong attention to detail with a penchant for accuracy 

    §  Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer model 

    §  Expert in MS Excel 

    §  Proficient in MS Word, MS Access and other databases

    §  Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize 

    §  Strong work ethic 

    §  Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% or as needed to other CDW locations, meetings and client sites 

    Preferred Qualifications

    §  Six-plus (6+) years data analysis experience  

    §  Familiar with computer reseller contractual requirements 

    §  Possesses CDW/CDW-G customer-related experience and procurement knowledge 

Job Category: Sales Support General
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 0%

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