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Senior Contracts Specialist

E2open

E2open

Administration
United States · Canada · Mexico
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

E2open is the connected supply chain platform that enables the world’s largest companies to transform the way they make, move, and sell goods and services. We connect more than 400,000 partners as one multi-enterprise network. Powered by the network, data, and applications, our SaaS platform anticipates disruptions and opportunities to help companies improve efficiency, reduce waste, and operate sustainably. Our employees around the world are focused on delivering enduring value for our clients.

This role can be remote in most states but we are not currently accepting applications from residents of NY, CO, CA, WA or Canada.

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a Sr Contracts Specialist, the successful candidate will help accelerate success by providing practical, creative, thoughtful, and quick answers to key contractual questions. The Contracts Specialist will be required to draft, negotiate, and manage a wide variety of agreements, including commercial and customer agreements but the focus will be SaaS agreements. The successful candidate will assist with the continuous development of the contracts function and its processes. E2open’s Legal function is diligent and proactive and works cross–functionally with all areas of the company in a collaborative, collegial, fast-paced, global team environment.

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Write, review, draft, and negotiate SaaS agreements, professional services agreements, partner agreements, contract addenda
  • Identify terms that vary from corporate standards to ensure accuracy and compliance, recommend appropriate modifications, engage and collaborate with internal stakeholders in the sales, professional services, legal, and other internal organizations as may be required
  • Provide effective guidance of contract issues to management
  • Assist with establishment of initiatives for contracts function, including contracting tools and processes, legal language library, reference materials, and playbooks
  • Provide guidance on contracting practices and procedures to employees and managers
  • Advise sales management of contractual rights and obligations and provide clarification of contract terms and conditions
  • Act as a liaison between internal and external customers to efficiently drive the contract review and approval process to conclusion
  • Develop processes and analytics to track instances of non-compliance and develop a plan to minimize future incidents
  • Assist in review and response to RFPs and RFQs, offering appropriate alternatives to contract terms and conditions
  • Prepare and administer routine and/or specialized correspondence
  • Assist in other contracts management duties that may arise from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-7 years of experience in the creation, negotiation, preparation, administration, and monitoring technology-related agreements
  • 2+ years of experience with SaaS and/or enterprise software agreements is required
  • Strong understanding of contract provisions. risks and the legal areas and laws that impact them
  • Effectively analyze significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and communicates results
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with ability to effectively work in a team environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Experience with SalesForce.com and DocuSign is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • General office environment and responsibilities requiring:
  • Extensive use of the computer which involves viewing a monitor and keyboarding for most of the workday
  • Placing and receiving phone calls

E2open is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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E2open does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates or preferred vendors. We will not consider unsolicited referrals.