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Pearson Contracts Admin Representative/ Paralegal in Bloomington, Minnesota

Contracts Admin Representative/ Paralegal

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Position is responsible work closely with the Senior Legal Counsel for GED Testing Service LLC and to work with the Pearson VUE Legal Department. The position is responsible to provide support to both internal and external customers, vendors, and other third parties. This position plays an essential role to the successful execution of the core legal protections needed by GED Testing Service LLC. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years previous experience as a paralegal or contracts administrator.

  • The Contracts Administrative Representative/Paralegal is responsible for organizing and maintaining signed agreements, associated forms and legal documents, and existing agreements with customers, service providers, and consultants.

  • The position will negotiate consulting, vendor, NDAs and other agreements.

  • The Contracts Administrative Representative/Paralegal will be responsible for review and responses to BBB filings, Office of Foreign Asset Control and SDN checks for international agreements.

  • The Paralegal/Contracts Administrative Representative will work with the internal GED Testing Service business teams and is responsible to review any changes to contract templates made by other entities and seek guidance and approval for these requested changes to GED Testing Service standard terms from GED Testing Service Counsel and Senior Director of Contracts.

  • The Paralegal/Contract Administrative Representative will be responsible for contract review; issue identification; compliance issues, contract proofreading, additional legal projects; monitoring of business practices for legal and contracts compliance; to management of the contract workflows.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Experience in legal drafting and negotiation.

  • Experience in law office procedures.

  • Paralegal Certificate or Associate Degree in paralegal studies or in a related area with paralegal experience

  • Experience with internet research techniques

  • Experience in contract administration (issue spotting, contract management, legal support, and contract preparation) also preferred

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, sound judgment and discretion

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Proficient with trademark search tools, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, document management applications

  • Ability to work effectively with other departments, to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines with consistent high quality work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be a team player, self motivated, collaborative and energetic

  • Understanding of the contract/legal process (scope of agreements; negotiations with clients, implications, use and interaction of various forms and templates; principles of risk and legal compliance)

  • Note that the position will be remote for now until further notice

Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Legal

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 15, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2009736

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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