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Senior Contract Manager - Remote

Company: Center for Internet Security
Location: East Greenbush
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Contract Manager - Remote

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Regular Full-Time




The Senior Contract Manager is responsible for contract management and support within the Legal Department and serves as a liaison and expert on contract lifecycle management (CLM) for CIS. The Center for Internet Security (CIS) makes the connected world a safer place for people, businesses, and governments through our core competencies of collaboration and innovation. We are a community-driven nonprofit responsible for industry leading best practices for securing IT systems and data. We lead a global community of IT professionals to continuously evolve these standards and provide products and services to proactively safeguard against emerging threats.

What You'll Do

  • Serve as subject matter expert on CLM for the Legal Department and CIS generally
  • Collaborate with representatives from CIS business units and functions (Sales & Business Services, Security Best Practice, CIS Services, Procurement, Operations & Security Services, Finance, etc.) to maintain a contract database and tracking system for all executed contracts for CIS
  • Establish playbooks and business workflows supported by CLM systems, which you will manage with other members of CIS business units
  • Leverage CLM technology to identify and apply key risk management governance programs in connection with compliance monitoring, risk reporting and design, and implementation of mitigation strategies
  • Participate in the Data Governance Committee and serve as the Data Steward for the Legal Department
  • Develop presentations and resources on the CLM process and provide training to staff
  • Create and maintain contract templates for the Legal Department
  • Negotiate procurement and sales contracts upon the request of the General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer
  • Conduct special projects and initiatives as assigned by the General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

    What You'll Need

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field*
    • Minimum of 5 to 7 years' experience in a corporate legal or law firm environment
    • Expertise in CLM processes and procedures utilizing DocuSign and Salesforce
    • Excellent written, communication, and proofreading skills with attention to detail
    • Ability to work collaboratively with others, including outside counsel and other parties
    • Ability to think critically in analyzing and solving problems in an efficient manner
    • Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks while maintaining confidentiality
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Professional demeanor
    • Self-starter who is proactive and can work independently with minimal oversight
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States It's A Plus If You Have:
      • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited institution
      • Active member of the National Contract Management Association
      • Experience working with a not-for-profit entity *Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate's degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree. At CIS, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in which the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and views of our employees, members, and customers are valued and respected. It is through this commitment that we are able to work together towards our common mission: to make the connected world a safer place.

Keywords: Center for Internet Security, Troy , Senior Contract Manager - Remote, Accounting, Auditing , East Greenbush, New York

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