Provide professional legal support to General Counsel and law department. Use contract management and paralegal experience to supervise the contract workflow, including but not limited to coordinating approvals and review from other collaborating departments before final legal review and execution, and adherence to the contract management best practices.
Responsible for contract lifecycle which includes supervision/tracking of the entire life of contract, from initial request, through the drafting process, review of supplemental documentation, and redline negotiations, to final execution.
Serve as a liaison between legal department and other stakeholders to ensure contract lifecycle is proceeding accordingly
Provide initial legal review of contracts and coordinate with attorneys as appropriate
Serve as an administrator to contract management platform
Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles
Draft correspondence and legal documents
Enforce contract administration policies and procedures
Bachelor's Degree or certification in Legal Studies or related field required.
6-8 years minimum experience serving as a paralegal in a law firm or corporate environment
5 years minimum contract drafting experience
5 years minimum experience managing contract lifecycle software
Strong computer skills (including mobile devices, i.e. smartphones and tablet computers); proficiency interacting with databases, working in web based services and technologies. Advanced knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Lexis Nexis as well as high comfortability with contract management systems.
Proficiency in using document comparison programs.
Knowledge of HIPAA and other privacy and related laws
Medical malpractice or health care-related litigation experience a plus
Knowledge of employment law a plus
Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills
Thorough knowledge of contract management best practices and procedures
Ability to identify and resolve detailed contract issues while understanding enterprise business model
Superior analytical skills with strict attention to detail
Critical thinker and problem solver
Excellent organizational skills; ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; high proficiency in Word.
Ability to work without detailed instruction.
Ability to maintain complete confidentiality within the department.
Ability to communicate professionally with employees and management of the company.