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Contracts Specialist

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Boise
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.--#LI-LB1SummaryThe Contracts Specialist will facilitate contract activities from inception to completion and work with a team of highly skilled legal professionals and attorneys to support all business units. As a member of the commercial transactions team, the Contracts Specialist will interact with suppliers, customers, internal stakeholders, and in-house counsel. The Contracts Specialist will exercise negotiation skills to build relationships, mitigate risk, and protect intellectual property and confidential information. As a self-starter, the Contracts Specialist will seek to effectively prioritize assignments and issues to drive resolution, growth, and process improvement.Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, interpret, and negotiate a variety of contracts and other legal documents.
  • Participate in and/or lead negotiations related to contractual terms and conditions.
  • Minimize deviations from standard contract language through strong and effective negotiations with suppliers, customers, and business partners.
  • Track and coordinate contracts and compliance documents and ensure contracts are logged, executed, monitored, amended, or terminated as appropriate.
  • Respond to contract requests promptly and provide quality and focused support to internal business units, suppliers, customers, and other business partners.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and in-house counsel to understand and ensure contract terms are consistent with Simplot's business, financial, and risk management objectives.
  • Consistently anticipate and guard against potential contractual and compliance risks and propose mitigation strategies.
  • Assist in review of existing templates, processes, trainings, and tools to identify areas requiring updates to ensure compliance with applicable laws and policies as well as assist in drafting new templates and other process tools.
  • Support compliance programs and activities as needed.Typical EducationBachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or universityRelevant Experience3+ years related experience and/or trainingOther InformationStrong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interface and communicate effectively with a large number of diverse groups, including all levels of employees, in-house counsel, external legal counsel, suppliers, customers, and other business partners. Strong organizational, analytical and drafting skills, including attention to detail and a pragmatic, problem-solving mind-set. Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced environment. Understanding of legal formalities, terms, and principles. Ability to be flexible and adaptive in handling urgent matters and a significant volume of contracts. Excellent Microsoft Office skills (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Experience with contract lifecycle management software preferred. Preferred Qualifications: 2-3 years of professional experience drafting and negotiating contracts.Job Requisition ID:--18608Travel Required:--NoneLocation(s):--Simplot Headquarters - Boise--Country:--United States**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Boise , Contracts Specialist, Other , Boise, Idaho

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