Lidl US Job Description
Job Title: Sr. Specialist
Department: Legal & Compliance
Business Unit: Administration
Reports To: Senior Manager
Supervisory Role: No
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The Contracts Sr. Specialist will be responsible for supporting implementation of Lidl US contracts, in addition to providing other standard contractual support and management. The Contracts Sr. Specialist will serve as a resource for contract issues throughout the company and its affiliates in the U.S. and abroad.
Effectively intake and process incoming company requests related to commercial contracts, including vendor/supplier agreements, professional services agreements, and agreements related to marketing, events, real estate/construction, and logistics/supply chain.
Review and analyze commercial contracts and opposing party edits, and draft comments.
Research and draft memos on different areas of the law.
Support legal team, including contracts specialist colleague and attorneys, in advising business on legal matters, especially related to commercial contracts.
Support business units by serving as liaison for the legal team, including attending meetings as the sole legal representative as needed.
Contribute to building cross-functional partnerships with other departments and ensure legal initiatives are being carried out throughout the company.
Maintain company and Legal Department records, especially related to commercial contracts and other legal advice.
Support internal Legal Department and company audits on existing contracts, contract policies and procedures, and aligning with company standards and initiatives.
Perform other contract analysis and management duties as assigned.
Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
2+ years of legal related work experience
Experience interpreting contracts
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Experience with commercial contracts such as vendor/supplier agreements, professional services agreements, and agreements related to marketing, events, real estate/construction, and logistics/supply chain
Experience with legal research
Critical attention to detail
Focus on project completion and professionalism
Excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills
Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Ability to work independently or as part of a team
Ability to master new software and systems
Ability to work in an open office setting
Preferred Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
Associate's or Bachelor's degree
Significant experience in a high-demand law firm and/or professional setting
German language skills
Advanced legal research skills, including ability to effectively use Westlaw and related tools
Experience in a global/culturally diverse environment
Physical Job Requirements
This position requires the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) more than half the time.
This position operates machinery and/or equipment that requires the constant use of hands/fingers/wrists (ex: typing) more than half the time.
This position requires the ability to spend more than half the time viewing computer monitors.
The person in this position may need to move about the store(s), distribution center(s), warehouse(s), and/or corporate office(s) less than half the time.
The person in this position must be able to maneuver (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) less than 15 lbs.
At a Glance
Arlington, VA, US, 22202
Job Type: Full Time
Reference Number: 13921
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