Contracts Attorney

Diamond Bar, CA
Full Time
08-25-2019
Practice Areas: Contracts Exp.: 3+ Years
Description:
The Contracts Attorney is responsible for preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating (in person and over conference calls), and revising contracts that involve the purchase or sale of goods or services such as equipment, materials, supplies, or products. This position works cross departmentally and looks to reduce Niagara’s risk through contracting.

This is a full-time exempt position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Detailed Description
  • Assist with contract drafting, administration and tracking of key legal provisions.
  • Negotiate contract terms, conditions, standards and language in great detail with opposing contracting party with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain accurate contract records and files in contract database for better reporting accuracy.
  • Training of new plants, new corporate personnel and departments on the contracting and Certificate of Insurance (COI) Process
  • Misc. projects requested on an as-needed basis.
  • Work Experience/ KSA’s

Minimum Required:
Years of Experience in Field: 3+
Years of Experience in Position: 3+

Preferred (Optimal Candidate):
Years of Experience in Field: 5+
Years of Experience in Position: 5

Competencies
  • Effective negotiation, organizational and decision making skills with ability to plan, prioritize and multi-task;
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, customers and vendors; The position has extensive contact with various levels of both internal and external customers;
  • Ability to review, comprehend, and, as necessary, rephrase/edit complicated legal language;
  • Excellent business and legal writing skills;
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization;
  • Advanced knowledge of contract law and its application in the purchasing process;
  • Strong leadership skills, be very detail oriented, have strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Must be professional, self-motivated, flexible and able to meet deadlines under a high volume workload in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with minimal supervision;
  • Strong grammar;
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, contract databases and MS Word. Knowledge of Oracle a plus;
  • Positive attitude, ethics, and values which support our company’s values, team, environment and a healthy, high performance culture.

Education
Minimum Required:
JD
Must be a licensed attorney

Preferred (Optimal Candidate):
Spanish Speaking/ Writing

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