Commercial Contract Manager or Contract Attorney

Ribbon Communications
Posted Feb 05
Full Time
Plano, Texas

We are seeking an Commercial Contract Manager or Contract Attorney, Commercial Contracts, to provide counsel and guidance in support of commercial sales transactions. Primary responsibilities include preparing, negotiating, and managing commercial sales contracts and related legal documents in support of direct sales and indirect channel partner sales transactions. In addition, this role is responsible for similar agreements and documents for purchases of products and services by the company. The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience supporting commercial sales transactions, preferably for a global corporation selling telecommunication productions and services to telecommunication carriers and enterprise customers.

Desired Qualifications:

The successful Commercial Contract Manager or Contract Attorney will demonstrate strong attention to detail and knowledge of contracting terms and conditions along with the ability to identify and minimize potential financial and legal risks and exposures under commercial sales contracts. We’re looking for someone with proven ability to analyze contracts with an eye toward reducing costs and increasing profits, while ensuring compliance with the law. Our ideal candidate has previous experience independently negotiating and managing contracts and is familiar with contract terms and conditions for various types of sales and vendor agreements and related documentation.


  • 3+ years doing transactional contract work

  • Prepare sales contracts

  • Negotiate contract terms with customers, partners, and vendors

  • Review and update existing contracts

  • Explain terms and conditions to managers and interested parties

  • Ensure that employees understand and comply with company contracts

  • Analyze potential risks involved with specific contract terms

  • Coordinate with the legal department and other internal cross-functional company groups as needed

  • Maintain organized system of physical and digital contracts for archive repository

  • Create language standards for existing and new contracts

Additional Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience as a Commercial Contract Manager or Contract Attorney
  • Extensive contracting experience
  • Knowledge of contracting law and principles
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers and external customers, partners, and vendors
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or Juris Doctorate

Could be Hybrid or Remote based upon experience

Please Note:

_'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, on the basis of disability, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.'

_ US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.