Job Details

Contracts Specialist (will consider a Jr attorney)

Company name

ASSIGNED COUNSEL INCORPORATED

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 23,2020

Posted on

Nov 15,2019

Years of Experience

3-12 yrs required

Location

Valley Forge, PA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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TEMPORARY/FULL-TIME: (PH110719). A great client of ours has just opened up a wonderful and rare opportunity for a Temporary Contract Specialist to work in its Valley Forge area office.

DESCRIPTION/SUMMARY
In this position you would be responsible for handling transactional work for the Americas. The work may include NDAs and data privacy agreements, vendor agreements, license transfers, assignments, RFP responses, marketing agreements, consulting agreements and SOWs. In this position you would work closely with field sales, field marketing, procurement as well as finance team members.Additional responsibilities may include assistance with contract management, export control compliance, and support for projects as needed.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Review and negotiate NDAs, vendor agreements and other agreements as described above, in the Americas.
• Manage the review of customer RFP submissions, responses and questions with all stakeholders, including Pre-Sales, Sales, Sales Ops, and Legal.
• Work with Sales Operations or Finance to review or prepare license transfers, assignment agreements and assist with vendor registrations and data or security addendums.
• Help manage contract repository, contract forms, and facilitate contract execution.
• Assist the Legal Team with other transactional work as needed and help to manage intake process.
• Develop efficiencies to manage a large or fluctuating workload.
• Develop close working relationships with field sales, field marketing, IT, procurement and Finance teams.
• Understand commercial trends in contracts.

KEY SKILLS
• Ability to negotiate and review contracts, including NDAs and vendor agreements.
• Efficient time manage skills and ability to handle a large volume of work.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Sound judgment, and strong interpersonal, project management and organizational skills
• Attention to detail.
• Good business acumen.
• Ability to work well in a team environment. This is a must.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor equivalent mandatory.
3-12 years’ experience as a paralegal, contract specialist, contract manager or legal contractor handling contract review and negotiation. A very JUNIOR attorney with some transactional experience will also be considered.
• You must be an efficient and organized worker with an ability to multitask on a multitude of matters under significant time pressure. You must be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and attracted to challenging opportunities within a rapidly growing environment.
• Business-level English is mandatory. Fluency in Portuguese or Spanish is a BIG PLUS.
• Strong proficiency in MS Word.

HOW TO APPLY
This is an IMMEDIATE need. Resumes should be sent right away. Please include a cover letter outlining how you fit this opening, and, include your TARGET HOURLY RATE as well as your availability to interview and start.

As to duration, this is an open-ended assignment so please indicate what you can commit to, e.g. ""6 months and open to negotiation on further duration,"" etc.

The selected candidate would need to clear a background check prior to starting this assignment. You would be an employee/W2 of Assigned Counsel for the duration of the assignment. No Benefits are provided. Three professional references are expected and will be contacted if you are submitted to our client for consideration.

Send your information to Sr. Recruiting Attorney Elissa R. Outtrim, Esq. for immediate review.

Thank you!

Company info

ASSIGNED COUNSEL INCORPORATED

Company Profile

Founded in the Greater Philadelphia area in 1992, with offices serving five regions, Assigned Counsel was one of the first Temporary Attorney firms in the U.S. We have placed hundreds of attorneys in law departments, law firms, government agencies and nonprofits. Assigned Counsel is a three-time member of the Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 — recognized as one of the fastest-growing (based on performance) privately held companies in the U.S. Assigned Counsel’s prominence results from the skills and expertise of its two co-founders and its nationwide staff of experienced professionals, including attorney recruiters in each market.