Jul 26, 2022
This is a HYBRID position.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Our Ideal Candidate
You have a highly specialized knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of contract drafting and negotiation, expert in assessing the liabilities and risks associated with the acquisition of goods, services and technology. You are an excellent communicator and have strong stakeholder relationship management skills. You are a capable leader, whether it be on conceptualizing and leading projects teams, and training others on moderate to highly complex policies, practices, and processes.
The Contracts Paralegal Associate reports to the Director, Corporate Procurement Services.
Expected Work Hours and Timezone
You are expected to work 40 hours per week Mondays to Fridays with fixed weekends off. You will be strictly following US business hours. You are required to be at the Makati office once or twice a week.
As a Contracts Paralegal Associate, you will provide excellence by:
Responsible for the initial legal review, and ultimate negotiation, of proposed agreements for the purchase of goods and/or services in collaboration with the Business Unit, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Legal and Control Group (s) as
Partner with the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement to select the appropriate Contract Template or Standard Clause(s) for proposed agreements
Conduct redline review of proposed agreements of low to moderate complexity, including the drafting of non-standard commercial and legal terms
Participate in negotiations with Suppliers regarding proposed agreements
Liaise with TPR, Control group(s), and Subject Matter Experts, as necessary
Ensure clear and prompt communication with Business Unit, Strategic Sourcing, Legal and Control Group(s), as necessary
Keep abreast of current laws, regulations, and regulatory guidance as needed to integrate appropriate terms into proposed agreements and provide upkeep to Contract Templates and Standard Clauses
Acts as consultant on post-contract issues as necessary
Research and analyze existing third party agreements to determine content and assess proper integration of prior documents into new documents.
Aligns risk and control processes into day to day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately
Perform other duties as assigned
Do you have what it takes to be our Contracts Paralegal Associate?
Consider yourself highly qualified if you have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Certification in paralegal studies or extensive experience as a paralegal
Proven track record of success working with sourcing principles and methodologies, preferably gained from a global financial services firm
Expert in contract drafting and negotiation
Strong stakeholder management skills
Excellent communication skills, including writing contract terms
Ability to work independently and to influence with limited or no authority
Tech-savvy and able to quickly learn firm-issued tools; Familiar with MS Office
Extremely organized and detail oriented
As a virtual outsourcing company that invests and deeply cares about their freelancers and individual contractors, we aim to provide the best possible remote working experience for everyone, starting with the benefits.
Enjoy HMO after your first month, no need to wait for 3 months or 6 months!
Internet issues at home? Don’t worry, we got you! We will reimburse your internet expenses of up to $50/month after your first month!
Not interested in an internet allowance but perhaps you are more keen on enrolling a free dependent for the HMO? You have the freedom to choose! We let our employees choose to get either $50 monthly internet allowance or ONE FREE dependent for HMO! *enrolling additional dependents is possible with a one-time salary deduction of PHP 4,200 per quarter
Be there with your family & loved ones in crucial times - whether it’s a celebration or an emergency, you deserve to be with your family! We are providing 5 PTOs per year after 6 months!
Get paid on US Holidays when your client's business is closed
Looking for more perks and discounts? Well, look no more! Join us and enjoy the following (courtesy of our HMO partner):
Celebrate your special day with a delicious Red Ribbon birthday cake
Discounted monthly rate in Gold’s Gym - for you and two more friends/family! (Because committing to a healthy lifestyle is not fun if you are alone…)
Free Eye Check-Up and discount on selected items in Sarabia Optical
Discount card from Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (discounts, unlimited internet access, earning point system)
Discount codes from Grab
As we continue to grow. more benefits are being planned to be rolled out soon!