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Corporate Contract Negotiator

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Downers Grove, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jul 30,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Corporate Contract Negotiator Duties: (1) review, draft and directly negotiate with vendors on a wide variety of complex commercial contracts, (2) effectively interact with internal clients to anticipate and address internal client needs, and facilitate mutual agreement between client and vendor on contract terms (3) manage entire contract process from intake to execution, (4) plan and coordinate organizational and process change to achieve efficiency and timely responses, (4) educate internal clients regarding contract process, and (5) work on miscellaneous system~wide projects or transactions. Commercial contract review, negotiation and drafting. Work as legal team member on legal matters and internal projects as needed. Support Associate General Counsel ~ Contracts in general representation of several Advocate departments. Manage contract process from intake through execution.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree plus 7+ years commercial contracting experience. JD Degree preferred with 5+ years commercial contracting experience. Good working knowledge of commercial contract laws and issues, and experience negotiating directly with vendors. Excellent written communication skills. Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of authority. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Computer skills (Word, Excel, specialty document management software). For large, department~wide projects or during times of heavy volume, may require additional hours. Should be able to navigate with diplomacy in a variety of sensitive situations and maintain confidentiality.

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