Mrs. Venkatesan is responsible for managing a department of contract professionals at all levels. She directs the activities of contract professionals from simple and routine to highly complex contractual arrangements of strategic importance to corporations or agencies. She directs the identification, development and implementation of the entire range of contract formation, negotiation and administration policies and processes in accordance with customer expectations and corporate objectives.
Mrs. Venkatesan communicates corporate and business unit objectives to contract department and establishes highest-level contract policies and processes to ensure achievement of corporate expectations. She drives implementation of strategic contract opportunities with the most significant impact to the corporation. She approves and implements new and revised contract policies and process and participates in the development of business alliances, acquisitions and divestitures, source selection procedures and process, make or buy determinations, and risk management directives.