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Contract Law Attorney in Buffalo NY

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 20,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Buffalo, NY, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contract Specialist
The candidate works under the supervision of Assigned Management. Acts to protect the legal, business, and contractual interests of the company and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and any joint ventures. Drafts, reviews, negotiates contracts and manages the contract review process for the Corporations with a focus on client services, professionalism, and confidentiality. Focuses on drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts, including but not limited to contracts for internal stakeholders in procurement, marketing, technology, and human resources. Prepares legal contracts, letters of agreement, and other documents related to a variety of trade, commercial, financial, and operational matters such as purchase agreements, etc., to protect the organization's legal and business interests. Supports creation and maintenance of contract templates and fallback language in accordance with changes in the laws, regulations, or corporate policies. Advises and trains internal clients on the Corporations' contracts policies, practices and procedures and support the continuous improvement of the department’s contract management system, including the development of new or improved tools to enhance the efficiency of the contracting process. Prepares, organizes, maintains and documents contract performance and compliance for contract records and files. Assists in the management of contract documentation flow, approvals and reporting consistent with internal processes. Provides business clients practical advice and support on contract matters in a fast-paced environment. Identifies and assesses risks of contract terms and conditions and communicate them to stakeholders. Coordinates with other departments to ensure consistency and compliance with contract and other corporate policies and procedures. Regularly reviews and prioritizes workload and maintains a neat and organized workspace. Communicates with internal clients from time to time as necessary or appropriate regarding expectations of the content of work product and timeframes for completion of work. Keeps abreast of developments germane to the job function by participation or attendance at seminars, workshops and professional society meetings, review of publications, and, as necessary or appropriate, independent study, as approved by management. Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures. Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required. Performs other functions as assigned by management.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree, admission to the New York State Bar and 2+ years of business experience in a corporate or law firm environment. Candidate with a Master's degree and 5+ years of direct experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex supplier / vendor contracts will also be considered. Strong understanding of contractual terms and conditions; solid grasp of contracting concepts and strong analytical skills and contract drafting skills required. Prior legal experience in the health care and/or health insurance industry is preferred.

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