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Contracts Specialist

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CentralSquare Technologies | G & A | Lake Mary, FL

We are seeking an energetic Contracts Specialist to serve in a broad commercial contracting capacity.  This role will support the legal/contracts review of prospective customer RFPs/RFIs; review, draft, and negotiate commercial contracts; and assist with strategic projects that affect the commercial contracts function and processes.  This position will report to the Corporate Counsel, Commercial Contracts.

 

Job Responsibilities:

·       Review RFPs/RFIs for business, commercial, and legal terms, and work alongside Proposals and other internal stakeholders in drafting responses;

·       Review, draft, and negotiate sales contracts (including SaaS and Software License Agreements), maintenance and support agreements, vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, SOWs, amendments, change orders, and other commercial agreements;

·       Develop processes, policies, and standards in order to derive efficienes and mitigate risk within the commercial contracting lifecycle;

·       Assist in the maintenance and obtainment of certificates of insurances and performance bonds, where necessary;

·       Work alongside other Legal, Contracts, and Compliance team members in developing and leading process and risk mitigation improvements within the contracts lifecycle;

·       Escalate non-standard, complex matters to appropriate internal resource;

·       Participate in the periodic template review process, ensuring industry, legal, and business trends are appropriately codified;

·       Works alongside diverse business units and internal stakeholders in order to ensure appropriate legal and contractual considerations are vetted and included in Company agreements; and

·       Work alongside Corporate Counsel in the review, management, and resolution of customer issues.

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

·       Bachelor’s degree; (paralegal or other certifications or degrees are a plus);

·       2 years minimum experience reviewing/preparing/negotiating legal and commercial contracts;

·       State and Local Gov’t Contracting experience, as well as experience with the RFP process, is preferred;

·       Familiarity with software license and subscription models is preferred;

·       Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet tight deadlines are critical;

·       Excellent investigation skills and the ability to solve complex problems while providing;

·       Excellent customer service to both internal and external customers;

·       Knowledge of software licensing and subscription models is a plus;

·       Experience drafting and negotiating;

·       Strong experience with Microsoft Office programs;

·       Excellent writing and communication skills;

·       Self-motivated with desire to work in a fast-paced environment;