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Legal Operations Project Manager

SunPower Corporation
Posted Apr 25
Full Time
Richmond, California

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SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.

Summary of Role:

This is a cross-functional role and will be an important member of the legal team, working with all departments on the legal team and with non-legal functions throughout the company. The Project Manager will also work with the various tools used by the legal department including the knowledge management site, the contract lifecycle management system, the financial management system and will assist in implementing additional systems as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Help build out the contracts repository
  • Document existing processes and, where appropriate, recommend ways to improve them to drive efficiency
  • Help implement new tools for the legal team and maintain existing tools
  • Help with legal department analytics by pulling key performance indicators for the various practice areas from various tools
  • Contribute to operational excellence by supporting the build out of our business intelligence and visualization
  • Provide general legal operations support, including project management, process management, troubleshooting, administrative tasks and supporting other drivers of operational effectiveness for the legal operations team and the legal department
  • Project manage and prioritize deliverables based on legal department goals
  • Cultivate strong relationships with important partners and stakeholders
  • Provide general support on a flexible, as-needed basis concerning other areas of the law department
  • Complete special projects on various subjects as assigned by members of legal leadership
  • Contribute to help maximize the value of the legal department as an effective, respected, and valued resource within the company

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At SunPower, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

EOE Minorities/All Genders/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation

SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.


Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.

Please note the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and in the geographical location noted. The base pay for this position ranges from $128,500/year to $192,700/year. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Dependent on the position offered, other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package including annual bonus eligibility, short and long-term incentives, and a comprehensive and competitive benefits program which includes health insurance coverage, employee wellness, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, paid time off, and so much more. For more information, please visit our benefits site at