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Legal Staff Paralegal in McLean, VA

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Company name

Freddie Mac

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


USA McLean, VA

Date Last Verified

Feb 20,2018

Posted on

Feb 13,2018

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Senior Contracts Analyst The candidate will oversees the sourcing and selection process, as well as the negotiating, structuring, and management of contractual documents that establish business relationships with vendors for designated categories of goods and/or services required by the company. Will be part of the IT category management team - Computer Data / Services, Software and Licensing. Represent the organization as the principal customer contact on assigned contracts and often performs project leadership role. Operate as a senior procurement practitioner across a variety of procurements, providing recommendations as to supplier strategy and structuring deals. Negotiate and execute contracts, statements of work and/or amendments to agreements. Drafts, reviews and/or approves documents for protection of the company’s contractual posture and adherence to company policy. Contribute to the development of robust and thoughtful statements of work and service level metrics. Develop Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) for competitive bidding, and communicate terms to prospective suppliers. Develop supplier selection criteria and work with key stakeholders in rating competitive bid. Involved in providing escalation and administration of contractual matters that may arise on contracts. Ensure contract compliance with terms and conditions of contracts along with the contract management process. Be the Partner/Liaison with Legal for Legal/Procurement related topics such as managing Firm’s contract templates (updating Terms and Conditions). Work with Legal to develop Procurement strategies to reduce the chances of contractual risk. Contribute to development and implementation of enterprise-wide Procurement processes and systems.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of related experience. Paralegal or JD experience is preferred. Should have typically has 5-7 years of relevant experience working in Purchasing, commercial Contract Negotiation and Supplier Management environments.. Superior negotiation, analytical, decision making, and relationship management skill is essential. Strong experience negotiating terms for technology deals (software license and cloud computing) is essential. Financial Services Procurement experience is preferred. Broad-based experience in supply chain, procurement, contracts, project management is essential. Highly effective written and oral communications is essential. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel is essential. Understanding of and experience in contract law and applicable legislation is essential. Sourcing Experience is essential.

Additional info

Req Number 8602BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Freddie Mac
8200 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102