Contracts Counsel

Jenzabar Boston , MA 02199

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Summary

Jenzabar is looking for a talented and mindful attorney to join its legal group to lead the Companys customer life-cycle contract function, as the Companys legal group based in Boston continues to grow. Such function starts with the pricing stage and continues throughout the life-cycle of a contract including contract generation, negotiation, processing, and tracking. This position will be responsible for leading a cross departmental team focused on customer contracts. This presents a great opportunity to work with our business folks, our customers, and other members of the legal group.

Primary
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various customer agreements, including, licensing, SaaS, professional services, support, service level, beta and other related agreements;
  • Updating and developing necessary forms;
  • Working with finance, sales, and services;
  • Oversee training within the legal group and the Company on customer contracts and related issues; and
  • Performing special projects, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years in a law firm or an inhouse environment;
  • Detail-oriented and able to develop and implement new or enhanced processes for increasing the efficiency of regular responsibilities;
  • Knowledgeable about technology and software development;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Superb drafting skills;
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and highly organized, with experience managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to work within a team-focused environment;
  • Experience with a contract management system;
  • Understanding of revenue recognition including the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606);
  • Licensed to practice in MA; and
  • Experience within the higher education software industry is a plus.

This position reports to the Companys General Counsel.

Benefits

Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

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