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Legal Staff Paralegal in Danbury, CT

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Company name


Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Danbury, CT

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Senior Contracts Negotiations Specialist The candidate will assist in preparation and negotiation of assigned contracts within assigned contract area with focus on contracts supporting customer work orders. Act as a subject matter expert for assigned contracts and desigated topics. Provide support to attorneys and/or other members of the Contract Negotiations team. Research and compile information regarding contract matters; Draft, revise and negotiate various Quintiles contracts. Interact internally and externally with executive level management and legal counsel on issues requiring negotiation. Ensure consistency in approach, metrics, and format for assigned customers is documented and communicated internally. Assist Sales staff in communicating with key customers; serve as Subject Matter Expert and contact for specific key customers as needed. Research contractual questions and issues for internal stakeholders. Prepare execution copies; track contracts in database; establish and maintain contract files; prepare and send client correspondence. Work as a team with other areas of Global Contracts and Global Market Development, Finance and Quintiles’ Operations to understand and review project requirements and determine how contract terms and conditions are affected. Ensure delivery of a final contract in a timely fashion, working independently or as part of a team. Identify support required on contract terms that require extensive negotiation. Customize documents to accurately reflect services provided. Oversee finalization and distribution of contracts. Conduct complex written and/or verbal follow-up with Customers after the delivery of draft or signature-ready contracts. Participate in meetings to discuss assigned project issues and disseminate information from meetings as appropriate. Assist in leading departmental activities directed toward meeting planned and projected corporate goals including sales/revenue/customer satisfaction goals. May lead, as well as, participate in team meetings. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate from an accredited school with 5 years’ paralegal experience working in a corporate environment and with in-house counsel on litigation and contracts; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Should have proficient knowledge in legal research, company compliance policies and procedures. Must have thorough knowledge of Quintiles’ standard contract terms, conditions and fallback language. Should have strong skills using MS Office Suite: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint. Must have excellent organizational and analytical skills. should have eExcellent proofreading, editing and oral and written communication skills. Must have ability to handle and prioritize multiple priorities and meet established timelines. Should have ability to review, comprehend and explain contract terms to customers. Should have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
83 Wooster Heights Road
Danbury, CT 06810