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Paralegal Contracts Specialist

Company name

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 13,2019

Valid Through

Aug 26,2019

Posted on

Apr 04,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Irving, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Paralegal - Contracts Specialist
The candidate will be responsible for assisting the General Counsel and other members of the Legal Department with contracts-related projects, such as providing contract analysis for internal stakeholders, research law and regulations, investigate facts around contractual disputes, managing and administering intellectual property prosecution and enforcement activities, and managing outside law firm activity under the direction of the General Counsel or other designee. Negotiates, reviews, drafts, and revises contracts, amendments, and other legal documents based on business needs. Conducts initial review of revisions vendor-related legal documents and provides advice where appropriate. Oversees legal document review and approval by necessary stakeholders, ensuring document accuracy, completeness, and compliance with applicable policies and regulations. Manages post execution contract activities, such as archiving and maintaining contracts and other legal documents in PrimeSource’s records and contracts database, as well as managing all schedules and notices within contracts as necessary. Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system. Supports PrimeSource’s contract management activities (RFP,RFI,RFX), including change control management, renewals, terminations, issue escalation, vendor dispute resolution, and other activities as may be required by contract or requested by business stakeholders. Review and analyze legal issues of low to moderate complexity within legal documents, such as master services agreements, statements of work, amendments, confidentiality agreements, agency agreements, service level agreements, vendor services agreements, and other agreements as necessary. Serve as the initial point of contact for internal PrimeSource stakeholders for legal questions and requests, and timely responds to those questions and requests from inquiry to resolution. Partners with internal business stakeholders to develop contracting strategies and identify opportunities to minimize contractual risks, maximize contract value, and rationalize PrimeSource’s supply base. Provides guidance to PrimeSource Paralegals and Legal Representatives, as needed. Prepares and revises policies, guidelines, and forms for review, approval, and use by the PrimeSource Legal Department and other PrimeSource personnel. Assists and advises PrimeSource departments with investigations and inquiries. Assists with due diligence activities. Assists with compliance and governance activities, and provides analysis on new laws, regulations, and best practices for potential impact on PrimeSource operations and objectives. Assists Legal Department with patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement activities. Other projects and responsibilities, as assigned. Should have 2+ years of law firm or in-house corporate legal experience, preferred. Experience with entire contract lifecycle management, preferred. Experience with contract management software, preferred Must have Bachelor’s degree, and 5+ years in a similar contract specialist or contract management role. Paralegal certification required.

Additional info

Job ID: 2019-12484.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.
1321 Greenway Drive
Irving, TX 75038-2504

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