Consulting Services Contracts Manager/Paralegal

Robert Half Legal Chicago, IL
Ref ID: 01300-9501362942

Classification: Contract Administrator

Compensation: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 per year

Are you a Contracts Manager or a Transactional Paralegal looking to work in house? This professional services firm provides management consulting services to some of the largest companies in the world. They are looking for an experienced Contract Manager who knows how to handle all types of contracts from customer agreements to vendor negotiations. The ideal candidate will understand consulting services agreements and have experience in negotiating and managing the contracting process as well as managing contract compliance and renewals. We are looking for an individual who has experience creating contracts that reduce company liability and minimize the risk of contractual breaches, while presenting a customer-service orientation. This role reports to the Director of Contracts and Accounting and will work closely with the corporations customer relationship business owners and, as needed, the CFO. Responsibilities include: Preparing customer contracts, Independent Contractor agreements, vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements; Reviewing and revising Statements of Work if legal changes needed; Negotiating contract terms and conditions with customer contract legal representatives, and following up with involved parties to ensure contracts are executed according to negotiated terms; Monitoring, managing, and reporting out to management on current status of both in-process and existing agreements; Participate in the completion of rfps; Analyzing and reporting on specific risks associated with contracts; Working with the Director of Contracts to create and manage a contracts strategy and manage the efficient use of outside counsel, as needed. If you are interested in this position and have at least 3-7 years of experience as a contracts manager, please send a copy of your resume directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] ASAP
Experience working with and managing contracts for a consulting services firm; Knowledge and understanding of the legal requirements involved in specific contracts; Keen attention to detail and deadline management and the ability to identify and problem solve errors quickly; Working knowledge of accounting principles related to contract terms; 3-7 years of experience in contract administration; Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Finance; Paralegal or similar training preferred; Contracts manager will work with outside counsel and manage standard contracts and must have at least 3-7 years of experience negotiating legal points, drafting contracts, reviewing contracts and managing the contracts database; Ideal candidate will be personable, professional, comfortable negotiating with clients, and customer service orientated. If you are interested in this position and have at least 3-7 years of experience as a contracts manager, please send a copy of your resume directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] ASAP

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

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