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Sr Legal Contracts Manager

$90,400- $124,300
Posted Mar 26
Loveland, Colorado

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can beand grow your career.

Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel this position will be part of an outstanding legal team supporting the Retail division of Nutrien located in Loveland, Colorado. As a Senior Legal Contracts Manager with direct responsibility for the Retail division’s contracts and property functions, this position will be one of the primary points of contact for all such matters and will handle complex issues regarding such matters, including negotiating and drafting contracts and managing the Retail legal team’s contracts management system.

What You Will Do

  • Act as one of the primary contacts for the Contracts and Property Departments within the Legal Department
  • Draft and administer agreements related to real property matters and contracts of various types for a variety of internal business clients with minimal supervision
  • “First chair” negotiations of complex contracts closely with attorneys and counterparties
  • Care for and “own” contracts management database, including maintenance, updates and access of and to same by internal and external stakeholders
  • Assess contractual and commercial risk and effectively communicate these exposures to internal business clients, including executives and company decision makers
  • Develop and maintain contract templates, playbooks, best practices, and training initiatives
  • Collaborate with supporting legal department team members, including managing and delegation of workflows and identifying training opportunities
  • Ensure contracts and real property matters are completed in accordance with company policies, including limits of authority policies, legal requirements and client specifications and timing
  • Work with various stakeholders to resolve issues, secure approvals, and ensure effective contract implementation
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to develop company policies or make modifications and updates to current policies
  • Perform trainings for the business on legal compliance requirements
  • Own a variety of high-visibility projects for the Legal Department
  • Assists legal counsel and business team on M&A transactions including reviewing NDAs, performing lien searches, drafting routine deal documents, obtaining internal signatures, managing closing checklists, closing the transaction, preparing final closing binders and other deal-related matters.
  • Assist legal counsel, as needed

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelors Degree
  • JD or Paralegal certificate preferred
  • 6-8 years of experience as a corporate paralegal or contracts manager, or 2+ years as a lawyer, in a legal environment, preferably in-house with a large global company or a law firm
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts with minimal supervision
  • High proficiency in reading comprehension of legal terms and conditions
  • Experience with contract lifecycle management software a plus
  • Excellent legal writing, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ownership mindset
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • A strong customer service focus for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills with the ability to build rapport and work successfully with others
  • Ability to handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work self-guided and as a team member
  • Enjoys fast-paced environment and continual learning
  • Advanced MS Word and Adobe Pro skills, including experience with edit tracking software (such as, Workshare Compare)

Compensation & Benefits

$90,400 - $124,300 USD. This range is estimated for a Sr Legal Contracts Manager in Loveland, CO. Actual salary and benefits may differ based upon location.

We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions. Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process.

In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan(s), which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee. Details will be discussed through the application process.

This information is provided in compliance with applicable state equal pay and pay equity legislation and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.

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Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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