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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

WestRock Company

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Mar 27,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018

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Procurement Contract Specialist The candidate will work with Procurement Category and Sourcing Managers and Directors, the Legal Department, and other cross-functional team members to prepare contracts that conform to WestRock legal, risk, procurement, and other policy requirements. The responsibilities include to contract document authoring, review, and revision; coordinating legal and other internal reviews of contracts; obtaining required approvals for signature; entering contract data into contract management system and reporting on same. Support the efficient and accurate management of procurement contracts throughout the contract lifecycle from initial drafting to signature to renewal or termination. Assist procurement sourcing/category managers and directors with the preparation of contracts that accurately reflect negotiated commercial terms. Select from appropriate pre-approved templates to draft contract documents. Engage with legal, procurement, accounting and other stakeholders to ensure contract terms meet required company standards. Prepare documents and communications to accomplish contract review, approval, signature, and filing. Timely and accurately enter, update, and report on key data points of completed contracts and contracts in process within contract management system. Assist with preparation and presentation of training materials relating to Procurement contract process and contract management system. Complete special projects as required to meet stakeholder needs or department initiatives (e.g., contract document pulls, contract management system administration).

Qualification and Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred. Associate’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate from an accredited Paralegal Program or 3 years’ prior experience working with contract documents is required. Must have experience with a web-based contract management system. Should have fundamental understanding of contract principles and legal terminology. Must be highly accomplished spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills. Strong analytical skills are needed. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
WestRock Company
Rock-Tenn Company
504 Thrasher Street
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: 800-762-5836