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Senior Contract Manager

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In-House

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Attorney

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required

Location

Redmond, WA

Date Last Verified

Sep 19,2017

Posted on

Aug 29,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Contract Manager The candidate will provide legal oversight and contract review for a corporate Procurement and Sourcing Department. Review contracts, purchasing agreements, licensing agreements, consulting agreements to protect corporate interests and ensure compliance with standards. Negotiate legal terms and conditions with suppliers. Review, interpret and analyze contract and service agreements to ensure the terms comply with legal, guidelines, contracting principles, cost constraints as well as with corporate and client procedures. Negotiate and interpret contracts, and monitors fulfillment of contractual obligations. Create and maintain contract templates and other standard forms that may be required for creation of agreements with suppliers. Work with and advise members of the Sourcing and Procurement team, other cross functional leaders (Risk, Compliance, Legal, etc.), suppliers and business stakeholders to ensure adherence to CBRE policies and legal standards. Work with Contract Administration and Sourcing teams to ensure quality of agreements before sending to CBRE Legal. Serve as the first review of contracts for legal compliance. Develops and maintains a clause library with standard clauses, fallback and alternate clauses. Assist in educating employees in the proper use of the appropriate forms and creation of draft contracts. Available for consultation on legal issues pertaining to Procurement and Contracts. Performs other duties as assigned. Background in Legal or working as a paralegal would be preferred. Experience working with Facilities Management or Property Management. Provide formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Recommends staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Plan and monitor appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepare and deliver performance appraisal for staff. Mentor and coach team members to further develop competencies. Lead by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. Juris Doctorate required with 5+ years of contract administration experience required, 10+ years preferred. Working experience with business law, contracting principles and practices, and general and industry specific regulatory and compliance requirements required. Bar certification preferred. C.P.M. or C.P.S.M. certifications or eligibility preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Strong organizational and analytical skills required. Ability: to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers; to effectively present information; to respond effectively to sensitive issues. Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles; to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions required. Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite required.

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