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Associate Contracts Manager

Legal | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Associate Contracts Manager 760726 


  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements such as nondisclosure agreements, placement service agreements, master service agreements and work orders
  • Coordinating the execution of agreements, matter tracking, and managing discrete projects related to labor and employment or real estate issues. 
  • The successful candidate will possess the ability to complete high volumes of tasks and projects quickly with little guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround, take effective action without having to know the total picture, and solve problems that affect people within the group or other related groups. 
  • The candidate will also be client-service oriented, have great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, have great organization skills and have the ability to easily switch gears. 
  • A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company are essential.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of paralegal, procurement, contracts manager or other comparable experience within a law firm or legal department
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-house legal experience a plus
  • 3+ years of experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating the legal terms of a broad range of standard commercial contracts

Newark, NJ 07102         9 Month Assignment