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Paralegal-Contract Administrator
Ref No.: 18-20367
Location: White Plains, New York
Project Overview:
  • This role will support the company's Power Contracts & Tariffs department.
  • The team is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual that will provide paralegal assistance in a variety of legal and administrative support matters pertaining to corporate governance and contract administration.
 
Functions:
  • Provide interpretation of contractual terms and guidance on legal and business risks.
  • Review termination clauses and draft termination letters to close out contracts.
  • Familiarity with legal terminology, principles and documentation and general knowledge of broad based substantive legal matters, specifically in contract administration.
  • Coordinate the interaction with the company's legal department and internal departments, when applicable.
  • Maintains contract spreadsheets and databases such as SharePoint to effectively track and file contracts.
  • Evaluates and recommends changes in existing processes to improve efficient operation of programs and contract management.
  • Assists with the coordination of contract responsibilities with department staff, keeping them advised of expiration and renewal deadlines.
  • Assist to meetings as needed to document the discussions and outcomes.
  • Assist contract execution processes and ensure appropriate processing of contracts.
  • Support the development and transmission of contract materials to Customers and others.
 
Skills:
  • Understanding of contractual requirements of master services agreement required.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contract language, including government regulations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent Word skills and thorough understanding of the Microsoft office suite.
 
Education and Certifications:
  • Minimum of a Paralegal Certificate required, BA or BS preferred.
  • Two (2) years of paralegal experience in contract and corporate law required.