By providing strategic, technology and operational services to clients in the legal, professional and financial services industries, our Contract Specialists are a highly talented group of professionals who offer a unique blend of Legal experience across a number of industries and disciplines. Our employees are our greatest competitive advantage. The Vendor Governance Solutions (VGS) team assists clients in procuring goods and services, reducing costs across a variety of areas, optimizing business processes and improving stakeholder value.
As a part of HBR Consulting’s VGS team, we will rely on you to work closely with project team members and client personnel, facilitating the review of vendor contracts, supporting negotiations with vendors to optimize terms and conditions, and adhering to VGS’ contracts administration process. We look to you both to mitigate risk and create value by developing contracts that meet or exceed the needs of our clients.
Redline and edit contract language, suggest alternate terms based on the needs of the engagement/stakeholder and incorporating client-defined standards
Review and provide feedback on vendors’ data privacy and data security language to ensure optimal protection for our clients
Identify terms and conditions options, and/or carve-out strategies, to VGS personnel and client stakeholders to resolve contract negotiation roadblocks while limiting risk
Liaise with in-house legal counsel in the review and final approval of initial contracts and renewals.
Engage with department leaders to discuss upcoming contract renewals.
Facilitate terms negotiation process and act as liaison between internal and external personnel throughout process including identifying points of escalation
Communicate pertinent information in the Terms and Conditions of each contract to appropriate end users.
Effectively manage pipeline of work including tracking status of reviews, providing proactive updates to stakeholders, timely follow up internal and external
Manage administration of contracts - track, analyze, aggregate, and report necessary information, using our proprietary contract management technology
This includes: Key milestones, incentives, notifications, commencement and expiration dates of agreements, support contact information, and collecting information to determine the Firm’s needs before negotiations.
Act as key point of contact for any questions / needs regarding contracts.
Develop and administer standard agreement templates including Non-Disclosure Agreements, Standard contracts, and Statements of Work.
Support Vendor Governance processes including on/off boarding of vendors, risk management, and relationship management
Maintain and facilitate proactive planning and contract management meetings with key stakeholders.
Working knowledge of data privacy and data security laws (such as GDPR), and experience negotiating contractual language for said data laws, is required.
Experience in reviewing UK and US contracts is desired.
Proven ability to interpret complex policies and legal language, and assess business risk and help plan a risk mitigation approach.
Ability to build collaborative relationships and effectively communicate (orally and written) with managers, internal clients, vendors, colleagues and support staff
Demonstrates proactivity and takes ownership of daily responsibilities and projects, including contract administration
Effective organizational skills in a multitasked environment
Extremely responsive and customer-focused; appropriate follow-up and follow-through
Commitment to superior quality and accuracy
Willingness to learn and adapt to change
Procurement sourcing experience or a history of negotiating with vendors a plus
Education + Experience Requirements
Juris Doctor (JD) is required.
4+ years’ work experience in a professional service organization and related experience in contract development, redlining, legal terms review, negotiations, contract management
HBR Consulting LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, national origin, ancestry, age, parental status, disabled status, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification, in accordance with applicable law.
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
About HBR Consulting
HBR is a trusted advisor with a track record of delivering value and achieving sustainable results.
With core capabilities in advisory, managed services and software solutions, HBR is a trusted advisor to leading law firms, law departments and corporations.
Through collaboration with clients we increase productivity and profitability, while mitigating risk across the organization. HBR experts combine technical knowledge and industry expertise to provide clients data-driven solutions. Our industry-leading benchmarking surveys and analytical tools help clients gauge performance relative to their peers and provide industry-specific perspectives, leading to insightful intel to drive business strategy.
HBR is dedicated to building solutions that address your operations and technology challenges. We pride ourselves in truly understanding the unique needs of your business and craft solutions that add value and achieve measurable results. We are committed, responsive thought leaders that continuously monitor market trends and best practices to ensure our clients are thriving in an increasingly competitive market.
HBR inspires clients and delivers sustainable results. We... are privileged to be trusted by exceptional clients from across the globe. Learn more about the HBR perspective.
BACK TO TOP
ContractManagementJobs.com is Just One of the Benefits.
Discover what else NCMA has to offer!
The job you are trying to reach from was originally posted at ContractManagementJobs.com.