Contracts Paralegal Legal

Job Title: Contracts Paralegal Department
Reports to Director, Corporate Counsel

GENERAL PURPOSE

  • Contract review, analysis and drafting.
  • Review and analyze contracts and redlines .
  • Draft and redline contracts and provide written and oral recommendations to attorney supervisor and business requests as directed.
  • Support negotiation of contracts with vendors or their representatives as directed
  • Support periodic updates to and distribute contract templates
  • Assist business stakeholders with contracts finalization,support including signature authority, electronic signatures, counterpart signatures, etc.
  • Track required cross functional approvals required from the Risk Management and IT Security teams .
  • Contract intake: Maintain Excel log of incoming contract requests
  • Assess internal contract review requests and complete initial intake checklist for contracts requests.
  • Provide appropriate contract templates to business stakeholders.
  • Communicate department processes to business stakeholders and contract requests
  • Contract Projects and Commercial Law Group Support Upload contracts into database .
  • Prepare contract reports Assist in house counsel with maintaining contracts budget
  • Support records management program .
  • Support other attorneys and paralegals in group with commercial projects and other assignments

COMPETENCIES:
Integrity & Trust Written Communication Action Oriented Listening Priority Setting Time Management

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • B.A. degree required Paralegal or equivalent experience required;,paralegal certificate a plus
  • Five to eight years+ experience in an inhouse legal department or law firm
  • Experience with reviewing, drafting, and handling contracts
  • Knowledge of contracts, best practices and implications / objectives / ramifications of contractual provisions
  • Excellent organization skills, with a passion for details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work and coordinate with a variety of internal and external contacts
  • Strong analytical skills Strong knowledge of Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA: Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer. Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc. Consistent timeliness and regular attendance. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically. 

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