Aon is looking for a Contracts Administrator
As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions supporting Risk, in New York City, Chicago, or Dallas. As a Contracts Administrator you will report directly to the Director, Sales Operations.
Your impact as a Contracts Administrator:
With exciting growth plans, Stroz Friedberg wants to continue to attract and develop the very best talent with strong business problem solving skills, and is currently looking to supplement its Operations, Legal and Finance Teams with a Contracts Administrator who excels in contract management, review and negotiation to provide significant business value. The ideal candidate will have the ability to negotiate through issues and change directions quickly and as needed. Given the breadth of the role, he/she will need to be flexible and self-motivated, and work closely with a wide variety of internal stakeholders, Stroz Friedberg's sister companies and external parties.
Manage intake process and procedures for all master/professional services agreements, engagement letters and statements of work.
Respond to inquiries from business teams on contract questions as well as updates regarding status of matters under review.
Assist Managers on risk escalation process and preparation of forms for submission of contract and engagement matters to the internal Risk Committees.
Draft, negotiate and revise a wide variety of contracts, including engagement letters, master/professional services agreements and statements of work in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance the Company's business goals.
Review matters for conflicts; prepare and circulate memos/notices where ethical walls are set up on matters.
Manage the restricted entity list.
Liaison with legal department (or outside counsel, where appropriate) for support on assignments and escalations.
Negotiate and revise other vendor and business development agreements in accordance with company standards in order to maintain and enhance the Company's business goals.
Address performance and delivery issues.
Provide assistance on contract disputes and resolution efforts prior to escalation to Legal.
Manage reporting requirements related to contract intake and related processes.
Ongoing special projects as designated by the Sales Operations and/or Finance and Legal Teams.
You Bring Knowledge and Expertise:
8 years of contractual negotiation experience with an understanding of contract language. Master/Professional services contracting experience is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of legal, financial and operational processes.
Strong analytical skills, business acumen and proven problem-solving experience.
Knowledge of corporate and contractual law. Experience negotiating a broad range of issues that arise in the context of commercial transactions (e.g. indemnification, limitation of liability, confidentiality, security).
Knowledge of dispute resolution is helpful, but not required.
Possesses sound and practical business judgment.
Familiarity with or willingness to learn technical concepts.
Drive efficiencies and process improvements
Capable of organizing, prioritizing and managing deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.
Exemplary written and oral communication skills, with ability to comfortably interact with executives and senior management.
Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal and external clients.
We offer you:
A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
Our Colleague Experience:
From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.
DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.