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Contracts Specialist
Ref No.: 17-19439
Location: RIVERWOODS, Illinois
Large Company has a Contract to Hire Opportunity in Riverwoods, IL

The Contract Specialist position provides contract management/administration services for the Law Department. This includes drafting/redlining contracts in a timely fashion that accurately reflect the business transaction while minimizing risk to CLIENT. Work is performed under supervision of experienced attorneys, including handling schedules, NDAs, statements of work, small project construction agreements, or template master agreements, as well as handling contract exemptions, zero dollar upgrades, and gap analyses. This position will work closely with attorneys, our business units, Strategic Sourcing, Third Party Risk, Compliance and Vendor Management to refine and/or define, communicate and apply standard processes and terminology to be used when negotiating and executing contracts for goods and services, ensuring that corporate and legal guidelines are followed. This position will need to use contract management repository to create drafts, track contracts, maintain department required metrics, and provide final signed versions for department files.

Candidates should have a strong understanding of contract terms and conditions. They must be familiar with the use of technology including MS Office. We will train the right candidate for the role. JD and eligible for state licensing. Familiar with Outlook and the use of technology including MS Office.