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Contracts Specialist

Company: Point B
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Firmwide Operations at Point B delivers internal and external results through leadership, process, people, and technology while supporting employees in delivering their best for our customers.

Our operations team includes roles focused on People & Culture, Executive Talent, Risk & Legal, Finance, Travel & Events, Communications & Change Management, IT & Facilities, and Marketing. Working across these disciplines we create the foundation from which Point Bers discover and grow their careers.

What makes Point B different? An employee-ownership model that gives you a voice in directing your career and building our company. Diverse leadership opportunities to expand your skills, along with the support needed to deliver great results. A unique culture that recognizes the importance of flexibility and collaboration.

Point B has been consistently recognized as one of the best places to work by Fortune-- magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Consulting-- magazine, Vault.com-- and many others.

The Legal Contract and Compliance Analyst will support the contracting process with customers and vendors and be responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents, including reviewing redlined suggestions from customers, vendors, legal counsel, account leadership, and subcontractors. The initial primary focus of this position is to support our Partner Operations team by overseeing the subcontracting process with our accounts and subcontractors.

To fully represent Point B in the contracting process and drive the most optimal contractual outcomes, the Legal Contract and Compliance Analyst will need to develop a deep understanding of our mission, vision, values, culture, business model, and brand.

The Legal Contract and Compliance Analyst may also participate in our business insurance annual renewal process. This person may also get involved in additional projects as requested by the Legal Contract and Compliance Manager.

WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO:

Serve as initial point of contact for legal requests for Partner Operations

Support the Partner Operations Director in reviewing of all contract matters when engaging our subcontracting partners

Manage the process of signing mutual non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) with prospective subcontracting partners

Manage and negotiate our master subcontractor agreement (MSA) with prospective subcontracting partners

Manage the work order process for subcontractor onboarding between Point B and our subcontractor partner, including all applicable flow down and compliance with our end client MSA

Review end client MSA documents for applicable flow down for subcontractors

Document subcontractor specific instructions for the client in the Partner Operations client specific instruction set for future reference

Determine if subcontractors need to assign additional agreements, such as business associate agreements, to be compliant with end client agreements

Manage the contract routing, signatures, and storage of contracts

Participate in the review of other contracts as directed by the Legal Contract and Compliance Manager

Serve as an initial point of contract with answering business insurance questions and reviewing business insurance language in contracts, working closely with our benefits broker to resolve questions

Participate in the implementation of our DocuSign Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) system in 2022

Develop the "metadata" for our contracts and make sure executed contracts with metadata are stored in our CLM system

Create and manage Partner Operations subcontracting info, documents, and templates in CLM

Manage and implement improvements to Point B subcontracting templates

Support response to RFP process by filling out relevant sections of customer questionnaires

Coordinate the collection, review, and production of documents and respond to discovery requests

WHAT WE OFFER:

The opportunity to affect the learning approach for our firm's future.

The chance to impact the journey of our employees' growth and development.

An environment that encourages you to identify new opportunities and the support to make it happen.

The opportunity to build and be part of a fun and collaborative culture with teams that are as passionate about their communities as they are about their work.

WHAT WE EXPECT YOU'VE ALREADY DONE:

Bachelor's Degree plus 3+ years contract management experience, professional services firm experience preferred

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong problem-solving skills

Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams to assess needs, request clarification as needed, and provide creative, resourceful solutions

Effective at building networks and cultivating relationships

Innovative and entrepreneurial tendencies

Passion for building, modeling, and supporting our culture

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work with all levels of company management, internal customers and stakeholders, external customers, and outside counsel

Ability to demonstrate professional, appropriate responses in confidential situations

Strong organizational skills that result in consistent volume and quality of output as well as the ability to manage multiple deals simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

experience with Contract Lifecycle Management systems preferred

THE KIND OF PEOPLE WE LOOK FOR:

Ability to operate independently with limited supervision

Ability to conduct research on a variety of topics

Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience with DocuSign a plus.

Solid project management skills

Innate problem solvers who want to grow in a flexible, collaborative culture

Ability to work under pressure while navigating ambiguity and resolving conflicts

Ability to travel on an exception basis

Ability to work from home

Ability to work non-standard work hours when necessary

Ability to work flexible hours to support different time zones and emergency requests

Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team; ability to motivate self

Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

YOUR OFFICE HOME BASE:

Any Point B Office Location

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INTRIGUED TO LEARN MORE?

When you apply for this role, your information will be personally reviewed by our talent acquisition team (not by a robot). You can expect to hear back from us with feedback if we think there could be a fit and what next steps look like.

ABOUT POINT B

Point B is a consulting company dedicated to helping organizations with critical initiatives in the areas of customer engagement, growth investments, workforce experience and operations excellence. Our diverse set of experts spans 13 U.S. locations, with international reach via our partnership with Nextcontinent. We've helped global organizations of all stages and sizes achieve sustainable success by focusing on the humans at the center of change.

What makes Point B Different?

Our Founding Purpose and Values of our firm. Be part of a fun and collaborative culture with teams that are as passionate about their communities as they are about their clients

100% Employee Ownership - Giving you a voice in directing your career and building our firm

Benefits - Our comprehensive package includes competitive base pay and an annual bonus, complete health benefits including an option for 100% employer paid premium for medical, vision and dental coverage for employees, ownership shares through our ESOP, self-directed time off and more

Work-Life Balance - A unique culture that recognizes the importance of flexibility and collaboration. Our local and national model empowers you to choose the life you want

Award winning - We are proud to be named a Best Workplace in the US by Fortune magazine, Best Workplaces for Millennials, and Best Workplaces for Women. Hear more about why people love working at Point B on GlassDoor

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Keywords: Point B, Seattle , Contracts Specialist, Other , Seattle, Washington

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