LogistiCare Solutions, LLC
LogistiCare's Legal Department seeks a Contract Specialist to support and assist an attorney in the Miami Lakes, Florida office.
Reporting to the Associate General Counsel /Vice President of Corporate Contracting, the Contract Specialist responsibilities will include updating, reorganizing, and maintaining the company's repository of contracts, using established templates to prepare initial drafts of standard contract documents and amendments, performing initial review of contract documents and amendments drafted by LogistiCare clients, assisting company attorneys to manage the queue and flow of contract documents between the legal department and internal and external stakeholders, preparing initial drafts of routine client forms and requests for information, drafting letters/ reports, researching/ analyzing contract issues and assisting Corporate Paralegals and other members of the legal team on department projects as assigned.
The Contract Specialist must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a changing business environment, communicate openly, clearly, and completely (including excellent written and oral skills) with a wide-range of internal business units and external clients to ensure contract documents are prepared, reviewed and approved, and executed according to applicable policies and procedures.
The Contract Specialist will interface with and participate in basic to moderately complex projects involving multiple stakeholders through to completion in a timely, efficient, and collaborative fashion.
The Contract Specialist must be able to work independently using judgment and discretion with respect to each assigned task even while working under often tight time limited and a demanding environment.
Responds to internal requests for new / amended contract forms and prepares initial drafts of contract documents for review by Legal Department attorneys
Perform contractual and factual research
Maintain corporate legal and contract files
Manage and update legal forms and templates
Performs other duties as assigned
Analytical Skills -- use independent judgment and discretion in handling each assigned task with attention to detail,
Communication, Oral - Communicates effectively with others concerning complex matters.
Communication, Written - Excellent writing skills (writing samples required)
Decision Making - Can make critical decisions while following company procedures.
Interpersonal - Gets along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
Management Skills -- Demonstrates strong organizational skills; ability to work independently.
Problem Solving --Finds proactive solutions for work-related issues.
Relationship Building - Effectively builds relationships with co-workers.
Working Under Pressure -- Can cheerfully complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
Demonstrates attention to detail in all assigned tasks.
B.A. or B.S. (required)
1-2 years experience in an office environment (corporate legal department or law office- would be a plus --but is not required)
Recent College Graduates are also encouraged to apply (will consider internships, volunteer positions and summer jobs); This would be an ideal opportunity for someone considering law school in the future
Skills & Abilities
Microsoft Office 2010 (or later)
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Entire work time is conducted in an office environment in a controlled atmosphere building. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Other Physical Requirements
Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)
Sense of Sound (Auditory ability to project voice when needed and hear instructions in person and on the phone)
LogistiCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
We are LogistiCare, and we make sure our clients' customers get where they need to go. Our clients range from state government agencies, managed care organizations and hospitals to transit authorities and school boards. Their customers include Medicaid and Medicare populations, commercial and senior members, special-needs students and ADA paratransit riders. We are not a transportation company. We do not operate vehicles, drive buses or fly planes. We assemble and manage comprehensive transportation networks for our clients, usually under full-risk capitated financial arrangements.