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Sr. Corporate Counsel & Contracts Manager (Candidate search)

Sunday, February 09, 2020 8:26 AM | Lori Butler (Administrator)
  • Job Summary

    The Sr. Corporate Counsel & Contracts Manager, works cross departmentally and aims to reduce Niagara’s risk through document review and is responsible for participating in and managing the corporate contracts team in the drafting, preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating (in person, over conference calls and via email) and revising legal documents (including, without limitation, master agreements, addendums, amendments, letters and other related documents) both as vendor and customer. This position is also responsible for maintaining, developing and improving upon policies, processes and procedures to ensure efficiencies are maintained and consistently-increasing growth and scope are accounted for.  This is a full-time exempt position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; however, evening and weekends will be required as job duties demand.

    Essential Functions

    ·       Management of the corporate contracts team.

    ·       Draft and negotiate terms, conditions, standards and language for all legal documents companywide.

    ·       Legal document development, administration and tracking of key legal provisions.

    ·       Maintain, develop and improve upon policies, processes and procedures to ensure efficiencies are maintained and consistently-increasing growth and scope are accounted for.

    ·       Maintain accurate records and files in matrices and databases to ensure reporting accuracy.

    ·       Train plants and corporate personnel on legal document review process and terms.

    ·       Misc. legal projects requested on an as-needed basis.

    ·       Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

    Qualifications

    ·       Minimum Qualifications:

    o   10+ Years  – Experience in Field 

    o   10+ Years  – Experience in Position

    o   10+ Years  – Experience managing people/projects

                  *experience may include a combination of work experience and education

    ·       Preferred Qualifications:

    o   12+ Years – Experience in Field

    o   12+ Years – Experience working in Position 

    o   12+ Years – Experience managing people/projects

    *experience may include a combination of work experience and education

    Competencies

    ·       Effective negotiation, organizational and decision making skills with ability to plan, prioritize and multi-task;

    ·       Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;

    ·       Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and vendors;

    ·       The position has extensive contact with various levels of both internal and external customers;

    ·       Ability to review, comprehend, and, as necessary, rephrase/edit complicated legal language;

    ·       Excellent business and legal writing skills;

    ·       Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization and outside parties;

    ·       Advanced knowledge of contract law and its application in the purchasing and sale processes;

    ·       Strong leadership skills;

    ·       Very detail oriented;

    ·       Strong organizational and time management skills;

    ·       Professional, self-motivated, flexible and able to meet deadlines under a high volume workload in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with minimal supervision;

    ·       Strong grammar and spelling;

    ·       Excellent computer skills in Excel, contracts databases and MS Word.  Knowledge of Oracle a plus;

    ·       Positive attitude, ethics and values which support our company’s values, the team and environment and a healthy, high-performance culture.


Please contact Caroline.Djang@bbklaw.com .

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