Contracts Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Trustpoint.One
Published
January 3, 2023
Location
Southfield, Michigan
Category
Job Type

Description

Trustpoint One is pleased to partner with a well-known financial advisory and global consulting firm in its search for a Legal Assistant with contracts experience to join its Legal Compliance Risk Team.

Legal Assistant – Client Engagement Documents Responsibilities:

 Monitor contracting software tool (SpringCM) and ticketing tool (ServiceNow) for incoming requests

  • Assist the Legal Team respond to requests on a timely basis, including uploading documents to the software tool and reviewing documents for compliance with the firm’s standards
  • Coordinate running reports from the contracting software tool as needed or requested
  • Within the contracting software tool, help review, revise, and coordinate North America and Asia engagement documents such as confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, engagement letters, and non-reliance letters.
  • Coordinate communication with and between our firm’s clients, internal stakeholders, in-house counsel, outside professionals and service providers
  • Coordinate, track and report on Risk Management Committee (RMC) activities and approvals; including preparing materials for monthly meetings, initiating requests for RMC approvals via email, scheduling ad hoc RMC calls and providing RMC support for the Chief Legal Officer and co-Chair of the RMC. Provide the above support for subcommittees of the RMC
  • Respond quickly to requests for information, documents, policies, templates, instructions.

Qualifications

  • An Associate’s degree or higher, and either (i) 2+ years of experience as a paralegal, in purchasing, contracting or procurement, or (ii) other relevant contracting or business experience. Practical business experience and familiarity with consulting industry is a plus.
  • Proficiency and willingness to work with technology related business tools is mandatory; the selected candidate will be expected to spend much of their time working with Contract Management Software (SpringCM), ticketing software (ServiceNow), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and working/communicating via e-mail (Outlook).
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a matrix, team-oriented environment; Ability to work with a variety of people across cultures and geographic locations, to deliver consistent and timely results.
  • Ability to work effectively in high demand situations, including responding to urgent requests as needed, prioritizing multiple business objectives, and meeting deadlines and milestones for projects.
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills. Possess characteristics such as common sense, teamwork, diligence, integrity, professionalism, high level of good judgment, strong sense of accountability, proactive in resolving issues
  • Ability to handle and protect confidential, sensitive information
  • Ability to communicate detailed and complex information to others

Qualified candidates should submit a resume in Word format.

 

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