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Attorney Contracts Manager in Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Code: 85039897089

Category: Manager-Professional

SUMMARY: Performs a variety of contract-related tasks, independently as well as under the direction of the Company Legal Department and executive management.  Reviews, assesses, and provides support to field management on contract and business terms , including, but not limited to, client contracts, requests for proposal, vendor contracts and leases. Functions as a business partner with field management in assessing and negotiating client contracts.   

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Review, assess and draft client and supplier contracts.
  • Partner with the key Company managers in negotiating contracts and performing business tasks.
  • Ensure compliance as regards to the company contracts approval policies.
  • Develop cooperative, productive relationships with key internal Company managers.
  • Develop cooperative, mutually beneficial relationships with key external customers and resources.
  • Provide helpful guidance to internal clients.
  • Stay current on relevant laws.
  • Actively promote technology solutions in the Contracts function. Assist with management of the Contracts Department as requested. Performing administrative tasks as needed.
  • Working closely with Legal Department and other departments within the company on special tasks and projects.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY

Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree from accredited college or university.
  • J.D. from ABA-accredited law school.
  • Member, in good standing, of the New Jersey State Bar
  • 2 - 5 years related experience practicing law in a large law firm or as in-house counsel. Corporate law background and experience in negotiating and drafting contracts required.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Excellent technical skills: Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent people skills: professional, friendly, courteous and helpful, customer service orientation.
  • Sales and negotiation skills preferred.
  • Proactive and solutions oriented.
  • "Own" accountabilities approach.
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills.
  • Able to manage heavy workload and meet short deadlines.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • "Team Player" attitude.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Successful passage of background, reference, psychological, and controlled substance tests.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Computer usage.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work primarily performed in an office environment.
  • Some travel involved. May travel several times during the year for training or client meetings. 

                                                              EOE/AA  M/F/D/V