Paralegal position that provides legal support to the company on a variety of tasks focusing on the drafting, review and negotiation of routine contracts. Position also conducts legal research as needed. Position Responsibilities Scope of position includes the following general activities:
Work with lawyers in the Legal Department to prepare, review, revise, and negotiate contracts on a variety of subject matters, including, but not limited to, confidentiality agreements, services agreements, independent contractor agreements, supply/procurement agreements, leases and renewals and extensions of such agreements.
Work with lawyers in the Legal Department to coordinate review of contracts by outside counsel, as necessary
Communicate regularly on the status of contracts with lawyers in the Legal Department and directly with business contacts
Assist in the continuing development and revision of template agreements, key clauses and assist in the management of the template database
Assist in the development, enhancement and training of internal clients on legal contract process, procedures and forms
Assist with the maintenance and administration of the Company’s computerized contract management systems
Conduct research and create and maintain required files
Interface with outside counsel and internal customers as directed by lawyers in the Legal Department Position Qualifications
Ability to interact at a professional level with in-house counsel, internal and external customers and others in order to establish effective business relationships
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Highly developed organizational skills with ability to effectively prioritize/re-prioritize multiple matters and manage multiple deadlines to provide timely advice, assistance and recommendations
Self-motivated with excellent planning, problem solving, decision making, assessment and analytical skills. Requires minimal direction to meet goals and objectives
Demonstrates sound judgment based on principles of law and Company policy, and is able to make recommendations that are aligned with the business and internal or external customer and managers
A minimum of five (5) years experience in a paralegal position in a law firm or corporate law-related function. Prior experience handling contract-related matters, including involvement in the development and/or negotiation of contracts, highly desirable/preferred.
Proficiency in the following software: Word, Power Point, MS Outlook.
Must be able to handle confidential information and data requiring the highest degree of attention to preserve confidentiality.
ConAgra Foods - 14 months ago
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