Description:

As Contracts Counsel, You Will:
  • Review, draft, and negotiate agreements and transaction documents in compliance with applicable policies and legal and ethical standards, under the supervision (as required) of more senior Contracts Services staff, including in:
  • Responding, within established guidelines, to customers’ RFP/RFQs, vendor qualification documents and contractual requests
  • Drafting and negotiating with customers, appropriate contractual language to reflect the business interests and policies of the parties
  • Take the Contracts Lead role on less complex international and multi-business unit project contracts and less complex frame agreements for a single world area, and then on more complex projects and frame agreements as experience develops
  • Participate in the approval process to assist business owners in making informed decisions and secure appropriate approvals
  • Collaborates with customers, members of the legal team, and other stakeholders to bring deals to closure
  • Analyze business, financial, and legal risks
  • Research information on existing agreements and contractual programs, assisting with analysis and compiling data for reports
  • Provide contract-related guidance to Sales, Project Management, and other stakeholders
  • Conduct legal research
  • Provide legal advice and interpretation of legal matters, including the application of the law

Who You Are:
  • You ask the right questions to accurately analyze situations.
  • You effectively align the interests of multiple, diverse stakeholders.
  • You find common ground and drive things to consensus, ensuring all feel heard.
  • You relate comfortably with people across levels, functions, cultures, and geography.
  • You adjust communication to fit the audience and the message.
  • You adress difficult issues with optimism and confidence.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Law degree required; Must be licensed to practice law in the applicable jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 0-4 years’ experience in a contracts-related role
  • Knowledgeable in contract law and principles
  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications

Preferred Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Occasional travel required (estimated less than 10%)
  • Incumbent will be required to complete trainings regarding commercial provisions such as warranty, liquidated damages/penalties, payment & freight terms, documentary credits, and bank guarantees/securities
  • Incumbent is required to continue necessary professional education to retain license to practice law