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Senior Contracts Specialist

Company name

Guidepoint Security

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

3-10 yrs required

Location

Nashville, TN

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Contracts Specialist The candidate will be responsible for the lifecycle of each contract including review, negotiation, execution, and management of contracts database. Other responsibilities include government specific contracts, including Federal, State and Local contracts. Works with the management team to implement long-term processes to ensure contract obligations are met. Independently reviews and provides risk management consultation on all contracts submitted, including vendor, customer, subcontractors, etc. Serves as the point of contact for internal and external customers on contractual matters by acting as an expert contractual mediator between company employees, vendors, customers, subcontractors, etc. Ensures timely review and approval or negotiation and reconciliation of variations. Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of all other terms and conditions. Researches, recommends, and creates contract policies, procedures, and contractual documents. Coordinates with company's external legal counsel as needed to negotiate with vendors and customers. Ensures that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness. Assists in the development and maintenance of a contract database and recommends improvements to contract templates. Works closely with external resources, such as business insurance broker to ensure contracts do not violate insurance policy requirements. Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems and provide counsel to internal stakeholders regarding proposed contract terms and conditions ensuring consistency with established company practices. Assist in the documentation of internal policies and procedures to mitigate internal risk. Work with Professional Services organization to develop and maintain a mechanism for specific client contractual obligations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Management or related field OR Paralegal Certificate OR equivalent related work experience. Must have 5-10 years of experience reviewing complex contracts from Fortune 200 clients with 3-5 years of experience of reviewing contracts in a value-added reseller capacity. Should also have 1-2 years of experience in Federal and/or State and Local contracts requirements. Contracts database experience and Salesforce.com experience is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Guidepoint Security
2201 Cooperative Way
225,
Herndon, VA 20171

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