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Legal Staff Paralegal in San Mateo, CA

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Company name

Franklin Templeton Investments.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Mateo, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2017

Posted on

Jun 16,2017

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Senior Technology Contracts Analyst The candidate will negotiate, structure, and/or administer contractual documents. Will work with business partners, Procurement Buyers and the Legal department to structure contracts as well as analyze contracts to ensure compliance to company policy, government specifications and other requirements. Provide guidance and oversight of corporate-wide sourcing initiatives driven by the needs of the various internal business groups. Draft, review and negotiate contractual terms and conditions for a variety of product and service related agreements. Ensure contract compliance with Franklin's legal policies, pricing strategies, security and data privacy requirements, business goals and objectives. Leverage template contracts pre-approved by Legal to minimize risk and cost as well as maintaining consistent contractual terms. Ensure all business and legal proposed contract changes are either negotiated and/or risk assessed prior to the execution of any contract. Partner, service and advise internal business units on negotiation of pricing and business objectives to develop a performance based contracts. Act as a liaison between Legal, the Business and Vendor to ensure all requirements have been captured and agreements completed expeditiously to avoid potential impact on the business. Lead and facilitate global cross-functional sourcing initiatives for a variety of products and services by providing guidance during the sourcing process from a contractual perspective. Manage the contractual relationship with vendors and coordinate contractual activities during the sourcing process including contract development, negotiation and transition. Typical duties include planning, developing, and implementing sourcing initiatives, collaborating with project team members, developing measurable project goals and objectives and monitoring progress toward achievement. Other responsibilities include writing and disseminating project plans and documents (including procedures, proposals, progress reports and presentations), preparing meeting agendas and facilitating meetings as needed, participation in the planning and decision making (documenting key decisions), collaborating with team members to develop project collateral and liaising with project stakeholders to collect and disseminate project information.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have any combination of a related Bachelor's degree or 6 years of related corporate experience. Should have MBA, J.D. degree or Paralegal certificate. Must have strong background in negotiating and reviewing technology related contracts and previous experience with vendor relationship management. Extensive knowledge of technology industry and interpreting related terms is required. Working knowledge of financial services industry is needed. Must specialize in HW / SW Contracts. Should have extensive experience with drafting, reviewing and negotiating contractual terms for a variety of products and services globally. Contract experience in a corporate environment with a specialty in hardware and software contracts is required. Expertise in Hardware and Software Contract process, terms and technology is needed.

Additional info

Ref. #: 813542

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Franklin Templeton Investments.
One Franklin Parkway
Building 970, 1st Floor
San Mateo, CA 94403