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Legal Staff Paralegal in Raleigh, NC

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Company name

Red Hat, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Raleigh, NC

Date Last Verified

Jun 01,2018

Posted on

Mar 31,2018

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Contracts Specialist Duties: Draft, review, and negotiate master agreements, ordering documents and statements of work (SOWs) for Procurement across a range of categories of offerings and industries, including software licenses and support agreements, professional services, consulting, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud-based services marketing and sponsorship agreements. Assist with the standardization and implementation of global procurement processes, including templates and procedural improvements for risk assessment and contract reviews. Support and coach our global procurement team to guide the adoption of best practices and standard methods. Work with Legal, IT, and Finance teams to develop negotiation strategies and resolve contractual issues. Serve as a point of contact for contract-related questions. Provide support and assistance to Red Hat global category managers and procurement specialists.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field. 5+ years of professional experience in drafting and negotiating contracts in the technology or software industry, with solid knowledge of commercial contracting law and related issues like intellectual property and licensing; experience in supporting procurement is preferred. Ability to work on your own with minimal supervision while maintaining a firm focus on problem solving while managing and mitigating risk. Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrated through your work experience, including the ability to explain complicated concepts in simple, audience-appropriate terms. Solid analytical skills and attention to detail. Solid interpersonal skills and ability to interact and build relationships with suppliers and stakeholders across a diverse set of functions and levels within the organization. Results-driven and experience in successfully experiencing stakeholders, while maintaining a commitment to integrity, honesty, business ethics and compliance with policies. Paralegal experience is a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 62599

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Red Hat, Inc.
1801 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC