Contracts Analyst (Paralegal)

Mobility is the goal

Primary Function

A key contributor to the company’s legal function, the Contracts Analyst (Paralegal) ensures that contracts are completed in a timely manner in accordance with company policies, internal client requirements and applicable law, and manages contract-related issue resolution and enforcement.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews and revises customer and other contracts to ensure that they comply with company policies, internal client requirements and applicable law
  • Identifies risk exposure and solutions to mitigate, or where possible eliminate, such risks
  • Appropriately escalates issues to counsel
  • Assists internal clients in interpreting contract terms, including effectively explaining the meaning and implications of particular contract terms
  • Maintains a contract database and files for easy access and retrieval
  • Manages contract-related issue resolution and enforcement, including utilization of small claims court actions and construction liens

Mobility needs you

Knowledge

  • Licensed Paralegal
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work in contract management or legal document review and drafting
  • Experience in elevator/escalator or construction industries is desirable, but not essential
  • Bilingualism (English-French) is an advantage

Critical Skills

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle and prioritize many projects simultaneously
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent client service ethic and ability to gain trust and confidence of internal clients
  • Ability to follow established policies and procedures, and to interpret and comply with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to recognize problems, and to recommend and implement solutions
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work with a high degree of accuracy and completeness
  • Excellent drafting, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Experience with small claims court procedure and construction lien process
  • Computer literacy in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience working with SAP, contract management systems and document management systems is desirable

     


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