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Corporate Paralegal


This is a Contract position in Hightstown, NJ posted December 17, 2019.

SUMMARY As the GS1 US Senior Contracts Specialist (Paralegal), your primary responsibility will be a variety of matters including general corporate and commercial contracts matters.

Our Senior Contracts Specialist role reports into our legal team, previous experience reporting into a General Counsel is required.

In this role, you will administer, negotiate (when appropriate), as well as track and maintain all customer, partner and vendor contracts.

The Contracts Specialist (Paralegal) is responsible for maintaining the entire contract process, partnering with Key GS1 US internal departments with a primary focus on executing against the Legal Department Strategic Plan.

The manager will take a first-level role in the negotiation of certain contracts and consolidate, calculate and analyze information relating to those contracts and capture relevant contract information in appropriate corporate systems for customer-facing parts of the organization.


Other responsibilities may be added.

Work cooperatively to explain, negotiate and achieve execution of commercial transactions.

Develop and draft, with direction from the General Counsel, appropriate contract language to protect the assets and interests of the organization Demonstration of an understanding of legal contract concepts, negotiation strategies, efficient automation of contract processes Communicates company contract policies and requirements to internal managers and employees and addresses areas of concern in regards to individual contracts projects Assists in maintaining contract matter management database as well as storage consistent with corporate policies and may lead projects Works with General Counsel to create dashboard and metrics Answers customer questions around contractual terms and service level agreements Research, develop and implement processes and tools to enhance the contract administration function When requested, generate and deliver various reports for internal, external and executive reporting SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This role does not have any supervisory responsibilities EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE JD Degree considered At least 7 years of legal experience in the Contract Manager’s or similar role in a corporate environment is required.

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline required.

Must have experience negotiating commercial transactions and delivering on the business requirement under tight timelines.

Experience in software licensing, SaaS and cloud services offerings, and solutions projects is a plus.

Experience with contract management platforms and processes is a plus.

TRAVEL REQUIRIEMENTS This position requires 0-10% travel GS1 US is an Equal Opportunity Employer
– All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin GS1 US is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search or staffing firms.

All resumes submitted by search or staffing firms to any employee at GS1 US via-email, internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of GS1 US, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by GS1 US.