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Legal Staff Paralegal in Brea, CA

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Company name

Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Brea, CA

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Pricing and Contract Analyst The candidate will work directly with the Contracting team in preparing offers, RFP's, Bids, addendum, amendments and driving flawless execution of contracts, deal approvals and pre booking orders where considerable judgment and initiative are necessary. Will be the expert on contract authoring and ensuring development of error proof contract documents while maintaining high attention to detail. Responsibilities include: identifying any discrepancy or potential gaps in pricing approvals and focused in continuously improving the process; recommending solutions and sharing best practices is required. Also responsible for reviewing redlines of contract terms and conditions in close coordination with Legal and sales for timely TAT. Maintain close collaboration with various departments/stakeholders, including sales, sales management, operations, client on-boarding, legal and finance. Review proposal details to ensure compliance to company policies, GPO's terms and pricing guidelines to support profitable sales growth. Advises sales on objection handling techniques, alternative contract options, and/or value propositioning to help drive deal closures. Build strong partnerships with cross functional peers and superiors to ensure overall streamlined process and champion contract policy and procedure revisions. Ensures coordination with Legal, Finance, Service, Marketing, and IT on contract matters as relevant. be a sales advocate and partner to internal organizations to understand sales issues. Assist sales and support staff in understanding process bottlenecks and inconsistencies and drive for improvements. Collaborate with impacted parties to identify acceptable options to facilitate deal closures. Maintain complex assignments where independent judgment, action and initiative are necessary. Maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree with 3-5 years of experience in Contracting, Quoting, Pricing or related or 9+ years work experience in a similar role. Paralegal skills are a plus. Must have 3+ years of experience with formatting documents in MS Word including track changes and doc compare. Should also have 3+ years of experience understanding terms and conditions of a contract required for proper administration and compliance. Proficiency in MS Excel including pivot tables, vlookups and standard functions is required. Experience with the Oracle or other ERP system is favorable.

Additional info

Ref. #: BEC009527

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
250 South Kraemer Boulevard
Brea, CA 92822-0550