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Legal Staff Paralegal in Raritan, NJ

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Company name

Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Raritan, NJ

Posted on

Feb 13,2018

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Supplier Contracting Services Senior Specialist The candidate will be responsible for managing the contract execution process, from receipt of the contract request through supplier signature, including interfacing with the business partner (internal and external customers) for such activities as initial proposal discussion and Q&A for low and medium risk agreements. Will be responsible for performing review of contract requests, gathering any additional required information, choosing and populating appropriate templates, driving supplier negotiations, managing redlines/contract draft versions, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures in processing contract requests and engaging the appropriate support as needed. Develop strong, value-added working relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers and demonstrate sound management of assigned contracts. The types of contracts will process, with appropriate supervision, include Master Services Agreements, consulting agreements, market research and outcomes research agreements, confidentiality agreements, certain licensing agreements and other general and HCC related agreements. Participate in decision making exercises as well as manage and prioritize a high volume of complex business matters in a highly matrixed and team oriented environment. Provide SME escalation support as needed and expertise to business partners and associated teams. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the contract preparation, review and negotiation process. Collaborate with Contract Attorneys, Procurement, HCC, Finance, and other support organizations in order to accomplish this task. Assist in establishing, maintaining, and training on processes for contract review and approval and other internal audit and HCC requirements. Assist in developing business strategic initiatives, implementing process improvements and identifying solutions that resolve long cycle times as well as deviations to policies and associated activities. Develop and / or support appropriate performance metrics for the team, as needed. Identify and implement Continuous Improvement Activities. Lead, manage, and / or participate in various projects to help better the overall COE.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Bachelor's Degree or Paralegal certificate. Should have 5 years of experience in Commercial Contracting, sourcing or related business experience. Juris Doctorate degree is desired Experience in negotiating agreements with suppliers is required Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry and contract management certification is preferred. Basic contract formation, preparation, review and negotiation skills is needed.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1380180205

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
1003 RTE 202
Raritan, NJ 08869-1424