As a Contracts Specialist at E2open, the successful candidate will help accelerate E2open’s success by providing practical, creative, thoughtful, and quick answers to key contractual questions. The Contracts Specialist will be required to draft, negotiate, and manage a wide variety of agreements, including commercial and customer agreements but the focus will be SaaS agreements. The successful candidate will assist with the continuous development of the contract’s function and its processes. E2open’s Legal function is diligent and proactive and works cross-functionally with all areas of the company in a collaborative, collegial, fast-paced, global team environment.
Write, review, draft, and negotiate SaaS agreements, professional services agreements, partner agreements, contract addenda
Identify terms that vary from corporate standards to ensure accuracy and compliance, recommend appropriate modifications, engage and collaborate with internal stakeholders in the sales, professional services, legal, and other internal organizations as may be required
Provide effective guidance of contract issues to management
Assist with the establishment of initiatives for contracts function, including contracting tools and processes, legal language library, reference materials, and playbooks
Provide guidance on contracting practices and procedures to employees and managers
Advise sales management of contractual rights and obligations and provide clarification of contract terms and conditions
Act as a liaison between internal and external customers to efficiently drive the contract review and approval process to conclusion
Develop processes and analytics to track instances of non-compliance and develop a plan to minimize future incidents
Assist in review and response to RFPs and RFQs, offering appropriate alternatives to contract terms and conditions
Prepare and administer routine and/or specialized correspondence
Assist in other contracts management duties that may arise from time to time
Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills
Ability to interface with all levels
Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional and tactful manner
Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills with ability to effectively work in a team environment and under general supervision
Strong understanding of contract provisions and risks and the legal areas and laws that impact them
Successfully accomplish work with a high degree of independence balance competing priorities with short lead times
Effectively analyze significantly, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and communicate results
Proficiency in MS Office, especially Word and Excel, is required
Experience with SalesForce.com is preferred
Experience with DocuSign is preferred
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