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Contracts Specialist - Global Commercial Legal Operations Team

Posted Jun 10
Full Time
RemoteIllinois

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we're guided by a shared purpose - helping people be their best in the moments that matter - and we live up to our purpose every day by solving for safer. Because people can only be their best when they not only feel safe, but are safe. We're solving for safer by building the best possible technologies across every part of our safety and security ecosystem. That's mission-critical communications devices and networks, AI-powered video security & access control and the ability to unite voice, video and data in a single command center view. We're solving for safer by connecting public safety agencies and enterprises, enabling the collaboration that's critical to connect those in need with those who can help. The work we do here matters.

Department Overview

By becoming a part of the Motorola Solutions Legal team, you become a part of helping public safety and commercial customers obtain the products and services needed for the moments that matter. From the legal procurement team working with subcontractors and vendors to obtain the supplies needed to run the business, to the product legal team analyzing new product offerings, to the legal pre-sales team negotiating contracts with customers, to the commercial legal operations team developing and supporting processes, policies, and practices integral to Legal’s efforts, to the post-sales project team to complete our contracts as agreed on time and on budget, our team assists, supports, and facilitates the innovation and business efforts of Motorola Solutions.

Job Description

Overview:

This position assists Commercial Counsel and Contract Managers in providing commercial legal support to business teams in other support functions. This position includes contract management, records management, policy management, compliance, corporate governance, and process improvement tasks.

The position also assists with escalation of risks and routing matters for internal approvals. Collaboration with internal business partners from many disciplines is a key component of this job. Coordination with external parties, including outside counsel or consultants may also be required. This full-time position may be a remote position.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Support Commercial Legal Operations Manager in developing and maintaining new contracting templates, reviewing and updating existing templates in collaboration with applicable Product, Sales Legal and other key stakeholders.
  • Support ongoing Legal Ops projects and reporting progress to Legal Ops Manager
  • Manage databases, automated approval tools, and other electronic systems
  • Maintaining online terms and conditions and integration with available quoting tools
  • Review solicitations (e.g. RFIs, RFPs) issued by government & commercial customers
  • Assist in drafting proposal responses and contract clauses.
  • Perform initial compliance analysis for the solicitation
  • Act as key liaison with other functional areas (e.g, Finance, Insurance, Human Resources, Environmental Health & Safety, Trade Compliance, etc.) in reviewing customer or vendor requirements.
  • Gather detailed information about the sales offer.
  • Obtain and synthesize input from internal and external subject matter experts
  • Escalating risks and obtaining approvals
  • Research issues, as requested by Commercial Counsel or Contract Managers
  • Assist with records management
  • Assist Commercial Counsel with due diligence and regulatory compliance efforts
  • Provide other general legal assistance and administrative tasks as necessary
  • Manage databases, automated approval tools, and other electronic systems

Highly Desired Skills:

 

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

Note: Candidate may reside anywhere in the US

Basic Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree, and 3+ years of experience in finance and technology matters, government contracts and/or intellectual property
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided

None

Position Type

Experienced

Referral Payment Plan

Yes

Our U.S. Benefits include:

 

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

_EEO Statement

_ Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally-protected characteristic.

We are proud of our people-first and community-focused culture, empowering every Motorolan to be their most authentic self and to do their best work to deliver on the promise of a safer world. If you’d like to join our team but feel that you don’t quite meet all of the preferred skills, we’d still love to hear why you think you’d be a great addition to our team.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and accessible recruiting experience for candidates with disabilities, or other physical or mental health conditions. To request an accommodation, please email ohr@motorolasolutions.com.