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Contract Manager Strategist

Houston, Texas
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
If you have a Candidate Login already, but have forgotten your password please use the steps to reset your password. If you have forgotten your email login, please contact subject Workday Candidate LoginWhen creating your Workday account and entering personal information like name, address, please do not use ALL CAPS.Thank you!NOTICE: For EMEA Jobs, please review the Privacy Policy hereJob Responsibilities:Contracts are a critical part of our business. A contract manager is even more critical because someone must oversee negotiation, organization and maintenance of client and supplier contracts to ensure we deliver our promised services and collect the promised revenue. Welocalize Legal is looking for a dynamic innovator with a legal/business background, interested in managing thousands of client contracts. The Contract Manager will be responsible for driving an efficient and effective digitized process/procedure for negotiating, signing, tagging, organizing, storing, and renewing contracts that, at the same time, allows for smooth access and review by relevant stakeholders. Strong communication and advocacy skills are needed for collaboration with internal and external clients to reach favorable contractual terms in line with Welocalize's legal compliance guidelines. Additionally, strong problem-solving skills are required to the extent any contract-related issues arise internally or externally.The "strategist" part of this position is the opportunity to engage and educate relevant corporate audiences on contract management to ensure we gain the best value and mitigate risks.ResponsibilitiesWork closely with Head of Legal on all things contract-relatedLocate and organize all current contracts (clients, suppliers, vendors, licensing)Organize and tag relevant contractual termsProblem-solve any contractual issuesDevelop process/procedure for negotiating, signing, storing and renewing contractsCoordinate with Finance team to ensure accuracy of legal entities' information is entered in WorkdayCollaborate with Sales to negotiate new contracts using Welocalize template for MSA, SOW, Change Order, DPA Update Welocalize contract templates as neededWork with Data Privacy Officer to ensure DPA standards and SCCs are met under privacy lawsDeliver training (as needed to internal clients) on contract review and best practices Additional Job Details:QualificationsBachelor's degree with experience working in legal/business/commercial contracts (Juris Doctorate degree preferred, but not required)Experience with contracts administration/management 5+ years of experience in Localization/globalization services Enjoys researching and strategic thinking, as well as planning and executionA well-rounded communicator, collaborator, and presenter Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reportingAbility to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environmentAbility to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environmentStrong verbal and written communication skills Physical Demands and Work Environment: Job may be performed remotely in an office environment sitting at a desk or computer tableDuties require extensive periods of time working at a computer workstationDuties may require working outside normal working hours to accommodate global internal and external clients
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  • Job Reference: 386584212-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Welocalize
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent