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Bilingual Commercial Contracts Manager

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    5+ years
    Intermediate
    Toronto, ON, Canada
    31584

Kareyn Gauthier

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Legal Support

(416) 807-6424

kgauthier@zsa.ca

Toronto 5 + Years

As a Bilingual Commercial Contracts Manager you will manage contract requests from the business, gather information, manage the contracting process, draft, review and amend contracts, and engage in contract negotiations on behalf of the Office of the General Counsel. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Manage incoming contract requests from various areas of the business in French and in English, including RFP’s, RIF’s, Master Service Agreements, engagement letters, renewals, statements of work, license agreements and confidentiality agreements;
  • Gather appropriate information necessary for the preparation of contract documents or contract negotiation through the analysis of preliminary information provided by lines of business to determine the nature of the request, validate the urgency, and determine potential risk to the organization; discuss requirements with the lines of business and identify possible contracting options appropriate in the circumstances; and gather additional information often found in sources such as proposals, business cases, and correspondence;
  • Manage the contracts process, database and records retention as well as create a library of precedents that can be leveraged as needed;
  • Review, draft and amend a variety of contracts to accurately reflect business requirements; recommend alternatives, additions or changes, when necessary, to conform with internal policies, minimize risk, and achieve proper framing of the business needs;
  • Daily activities include contract drafting, negotiating, and working with senior lawyers and various business groups.

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years at an in-house legal or procurement department, with experience in contract management/negotiations;
  • A Paralegal or Law Clerk Diploma/Degree;
  • The ability to communicate, draft and negotiate agreements at an advanced level in French;
  • Is licensed by the Law Society of Ontario;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications;
  • High organization skills, strong time management skills and is detail oriented;
  • The ability to balance conflicting priorities, multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in French and in English;
  • The ability to communicate in a professional manner in French and in English;
  • The ability to work independently and as a team contributor.

 

 

For more information or to submit your resume to kgauthier@zsa.ca quoting reference #31584

 

Tagged as : Bilingual, In-House
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