Job Details

Contract Administrator / Paralegal

Company name

mdsl

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 22, 2020

Posted on

Feb 19, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States

Industry

Legal
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Profile

The Contract Administrator / Paralegal is responsible for the administration and review of contracts on behalf of Calero-MDSL. The individual in this position will be responsible for providing contracting support with a focus on partnering with the sales organization and customers on contracts to ensure understanding of and adherence to contract details and standards. This person will also provide support to a number of company-wide contracting initiatives.

  • Organize responses for RFPs to government, regional, and national customers.
  • Participate in meetings with customers and company management during contract negotiations.
  • Monitor and complete contract close-out, extension or renewal, as appropriate.
  • Participate in meetings with customers and company management during contract negotiations.
  • Interpret existing contracts and advise on contract interpretation issues.
  • Maintain accurate contractual records, documentation of all contract correspondence, and customer contact information.
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with business leaders on critical contract- and legal-related matters, including proactively educating clients on contract review and submission processes.
  • Support ongoing company-wide contracting initiatives, including policy development, template standardization and adoption of contract-related technologies.
  • Proactively prevent or minimize legal risk to the company and help drive legal strategy to align and achieve business strategic goals.
  • Work closely with outside legal counsel to ensure compliance with the applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies

Skills/Experience/Personal Attributes:

  • A bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of experience working on drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts, with significant experience in technology and software contracting strongly preferred.
  • Paralegal certificate or 5+ years of experience as paralegal.
  • Superior organizational skills and able to handle a broad range of matters and work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Effectively handle high-volume and prioritization of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills, and be able to work under pressure
  • Develop strong relationships based on trust with team members
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and Internet-based applications.
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, excellent follow-up and organization skills, report writing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Able to identify opportunities for operational improvements, develop recommendations, and support internal business teams to drive meaningful change

Company info

mdsl