Overview

My client is based in the North Suburbs of Chicago, however this role can be done remotely 100%. This is a 6month contract with potential for extension or conversion.This role provides contract management services for the Corporate Transactions team.The overall goal of this position is to develop contract amendments, non-disclosure agreements, meeting and event agreements and redline contracts in a timely fashion that accurately reflect the business transaction while minimizing risk to Discover Financial Services under the supervision of more experienced legal resource.In addition, they will perform contract abstraction for the data repository, quality assurance on abstractions.Will work closely with coverage attorneys, Business Unit Management, Strategic Sourcing, Third Party Risk Management, Compliance and Accounts Payableto refine and/or define, communicate and apply standard processes and terminology to be used when negotiating and executing contracts for goods and services.They must ensure that corporate and legal guidelines are followed.Is responsible for learning the contract management repository and using it to create drafts, track contracts, maintain department required metrics, and providing final signed versions for department files.They must learn to use other Discover proprietary systems to complete their tasks.Role Requirements:Candidate must have 3+years experience with contract management, including contract negotiation, with an emphasis on simple agreements and non-disclosure agreements.The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational abilities, and be detail oriented.They must demonstrate the ability to build strong business relationships, maintain the highest level of integrity, and be adaptable to various communication styles, situations, and personalities.Candidates should have a strong understanding of project management, contract terms and conditions, and a general understanding of financial analysis.We will train the right candidate for the role.They must be familiar with contracting databases and comfortable with the use of technology including MS Office and contract repositories.Minimum Requirements:BBA/BA/BS degree with exposure to Business Law or a paralegal certificate with contracts specialization.Tracking

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