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ProfileContracts Negotiator The candidate will work closely with in-house attorneys and business representatives, as well as interface with customers and other business partner representatives. Although the position will mostly be working on contracts in North America, it also may include international commercial work, as required. The work will primarily entail drafting and negotiating customer IT services contracts and occasionally other types of commercial contracts, as well as special projects and assignments from time to time. Draft, negotiate and revise a wide variety of customer contracts, including IT software services and outsourcing agreements, consulting agreements, and complex statements of work, as well as business partner and other in-bound commercial agreements. Prepare management reporting to summarize status of contract negotiations and provide information to aid in management decision-making. Liaise with internal business clients and other members of the global Legal team to efficiently close deals. Lead and assist with various special projects as assigned, such as: developing standard negotiation positions, stock language, and form contracts; improving contract management approaches and educating internal teams to assure conformity and consistency in application of relevant policies and procedures. JD or undergraduate degree and 5 + years of experience negotiating and drafting IT services, outsourcing and other intellectual property agreements, either in an in-house legal department or legal department of a law firm technology practice group required. Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially in drafting contracts and with customers and senior management required. Strong customer relationship skills and experience drafting and negotiating IT software services and IT outsourcing agreements, service level agreements, professional services agreements, and teaming agreements, as well as cloud/hosting services agreements and software licenses required. Ability: to organize, prioritize and manage numerous projects under deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment; to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal clients required. Familiarity with or willingness to learn technical concepts required. Practical knowledge of contractual law required.