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EY EY Law - Contract Lifecycle Management - Senior - Open Location in Madison, Wisconsin

EY Law - Contract Lifecycle Management - Senior - Open Location


Requisition # UNI00H5I

Post Date Apr 13, 2021

Businesses face continuing challenges to adapt to increased resource and cost pressures due to accelerating regulatory complexity and the need to better leverage technology and data. Chief legal officers recognize that transforming their legal operating model is essential to guide effectively their organizations through today’s complex global business environment, ensuring that the right work is performed at the right time, by the right people, in the right place, and at the right price.

EY’s Legal Managed Services/Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) professionals understand the efficiencies and cost savings to be secured and business transformation that can be achieved through an intentional mix of people, processes, technology and actionable data. We help clients to evaluate their current operating models and identify improvements that enable greater legal-business collaboration in support of enterprise strategic goals.

We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior in our EY Legal Managed Services/Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) practice. Our team works with clients to improve the performance of the legal function and add value to the overall organization. CLM serves high-profile, national and multinational clients across the globe. We have a large, national practice that is assembling into project teams working with clients on often full time, multi-month projects. We are a growing, dynamic practice with excellent opportunities for career development.

At EY, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

Major areas where the group provides assistance include:

  • Assisting senior attorneys with review, redlining, and negotiation of broad range of transactional contracts including procurement and sale of services, technology, data, content and products, within or outside of the supply chain.

  • Collaborate with client stakeholders to mitigate identified risks in the contract language being negotiated and ensure the commercial objectives are fulfilled within the stipulated timeframe

  • Communicate independently with the client’s business and legal stakeholders with a view of building/strengthening relationship

  • Understand and work within client specific processes and negotiation strategies.

  • Work with a team to ensure service delivery in accordance with the agreed project scope, ensuring overall client satisfaction and compliance with SLAs, and actively identifying client needs and ways to fulfill those needs

  • executive summaries of executed contracts to enable client business teams’ understanding of risk and compliance with positions

  • Work to understand, implement and facilitate use of Contract Management technologies appropriate to client needs.

  • Innovate and improve upon current processes and techniques including in relation to workflow, time and knowledge management.

  • Facilitate reporting via daily/weekly/monthly metrics packs to internal and external project stakeholders, possibly members of senior management

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Licensed Attorney with up to 2 years of experience in a law firm or in-house with a large multinational corporation

  • Strong grasp of contracting fundamentals with the ability to think through application of concepts in a variety of contexts

  • Strong communication, writing and inter-personal skills

  • Willingness to learn and understand and respond to the needs of both internal (including reporting managers, other project managers and team members) as well as external clients

  • Strong relationship skills – be a team player, facilitate different points of view and effectively manage any associated conflict

  • Comfortable working with technology and willingness to keep abreast of the changing environment

  • High energy, self-starter, ability to work independently, analytical, quick learner, organized, flexible to change and drives results

  • Familiarity with review and redlining of contracts is preferred

  • Problem solving and analytical skills are desirable

What we look for

We seek candidates with strong legal function knowledge, demonstrated ability to team with and motivate others, and demonstrated ability to build meaningful and influential relationships with clients and colleagues.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where youll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, unlimited paid time off plus 19 observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way thats right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, were using the finance products, expertise and systems weve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, well make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

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