Contract Manager

Ashburn, VA
Apr 17, 2019
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
What you'll be doing We seek an experienced, customer-centric Contract Manager to join our team to draft proposals and contracts for global technology opportunities within the Legal Department. The Contract Manager is expected to fulfill a variety of functions, including: Draft and revise wide variety of Wireline and Wireless contracts with enterprise customers, including service agreements and amendments, non-disclosure agreements, statements of work, security requirements and ancillary legal documents. Use templates, fallbacks, subject matter expert approvals, and assistance from counsel as necessary.Manage high volume of proposal and contract drafting requests.Navigate through various internal systems to ensure that contract documents are properly generated and recorded, turned around in a timely manner, and appropriately distributed to downstream organizations.Participate in select customer-facing negotiations and otherwise assist Verizon counsel involved in the broader customer-facing negotiations.Edit documents in real-time on Webex or similar platform and manage document version control.Liaise with counterparts in Sales, Finance, Operations, Engineering and with other subject matter experts (eg regulatory, tax) to ensure approvals are obtained to support contract positions.Analyze legal positions (including regulatory and tax guidance) in context of technology solutionInterface with sales clients regarding legal and business matters arising from Verizon service agreements, consulting with counsel as necessary.Provide advice and guidance to Sales on system generation of contract documents. Maintain excellent working relationships with clients, legal colleagues and other internal stakeholders, and ensure that the clients' legal needs are satisfied. What we're looking for You'll need to have: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.Six or more years of relevant work experience. Even better if you have: Master's Certificate in Contract Management or Paralegal degree.Understanding of legal terminology and ability to apply principles of contracting to drafting within parameters set by the Legal Department.Strong team player with demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal groups to quickly achieve common goals.Ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels and exercise sound decision-making.Attention to detail, with accurate input and proofreading skills.Business acumen and effective oral and written communication skills.Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects with limited supervision in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent experience helpful.Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Office, Word)Familiarity with G-Suite.Knowledge of telecommunications, technology industry or outsourcing arrangementsAbility to work flexible and/or extended hours to complete assigned matters under deadline. When you join Verizon You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon. Notice(s) Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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