VP Associate General Counsel Contracts Management

PRI Technology
Posted Jan 17
Full Time
New York City Metropolitan Area
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VP, Associate General Counsel, Head of Contracts Location Options: Midtown , NYC, Westchester, NY, Florham Park, NJ, and other national office locations. Our client, a major global Insurance Company is seeking a key individual to join their Legal Department to Lead a project to select and implement the platform and processes of their Contracts Management System. The Contracts Manager will take a leadership role in improving the existing contracting process through the development and improvement of policies, procedures, and identification of technology solutions. This individual will streamline existing processes, identify cost saving measures, develop and monitor metrics. The Contracts Manager will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and executing a wide variety of agreements, and manage the process flow of agreements to support business needs. A key responsibility of this role will be to review and select a new Vendor Contracts Management software platform that best meets the legal contract requirements of the organization..the organization. The Contracts Manager will also oversee the day-to-day work of the Contracts team, manage new and existing agreements, and work with both Legal and IT on the implementation of the selected software perform. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Works collaboratively with Legal Department leadership and key internal stakeholders to identify process and technology improvements to streamline and enhance the holistic contracting process.
  • Functions as the primary contact and manager for existing contracting and negotiation processes to support both business and resourcing needs.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with internal clients and stakeholders to fully implement and maintain contracting processes and governance.
  • Drafts, analyzes, reviews, and negotiates agreements, including, but not limited to Master Services Agreements, Master Agency Agreements, Resource Agreements, Statements of Work, Lease Agreements, Data Processing Addendum, and Confidentiality Agreements.
  • Manage and supervise Contracts Team staff. Delegate and supervise the negotiation of agreements as well as administrative tasks associated with the contracting process (e.g., data entry, reporting and tracking of key metrics, vendor management, etc.).
  • Exhibit leadership with respect to managing the contracting process, as well as providing guidance, mentorship, development, and training to Contracts Team staff.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS · JD degree with current bar admission required.

  • Minimum 8 years of contract management experience; global contracting experienced preferred but not required.
  • Experience identifying and implementing processes and technology improvements into holistic contracting lifecycle.
  • A high-level of intellectual, professional, and interpersonal agility and flexibility, combined with strong communication and management skills.
  • Ability to evaluate and assess the impact of any decision or course of action.
  • Team oriented, able to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other legal department members, as well as being a self-starter comfortable working independently.