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Contract Specialist
Ref No.: 18-17093
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Responsibilities:
-Responsible for developing, negotiating, drafting and interpreting contracts of varying scope and complexity; i.e. Master Vendor Services Agreement, SaaS Agreement, Licensing & Software Licensing Agreements, Statement of Work. In accordance with corporate policies, execute various supplier contractual agreements. Provide advice and training for other contract functions.
- Draft, review, negotiate and build consensus on commercial contracts business with stakeholders.
- Advise clients and management of potential risks and opportunities related to contract negotiations.

Core Individual Contributor Competencies:

Personal and professional attributes that are critical to successful performance for Individual Contributors:
-Customer Focus
-Accountable

Education/Experience:
- Requires Bachelor's Degree in a relevant area (i.e., Business Administration, Law, etc).
- Juris Doctor or paralegal certification a plus
- Prior paralegal experience or in-house legal experience highly desirable.
- Minimum 5 - 7 years direct experience in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts

Knowledge:
- Healthcare industry, insurance company regulation: Must be familiar with HIPAA requirements, and state healthcare requirements and regulations
- Experience in the following areas, a plus: IT licensing, Maintenance and Support Services, finance, insurance, treasury, and leasing transactions; M&A, corporate governance, and subsidiary maintenance