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20 Aug 2021

Full-Time Director, Contracts Administration

Points of LIght – Posted by PointsofLight Anywhere

Job Description

Points of Light mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through 177 affiliates across 38 countries, and in partnership with thousands of nonprofits and businesses, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 16 million hours of service each year. We bring the power of people to bear where it’s needed most. For more information, visit  www.pointsoflight.org.

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Department: Finance

Location: Any US Location (Headquarters based in Atlanta, GA)

Position Summary: Responsible for reviewing range of legal documents, including vendor contracts, revenue contracts, license agreements, and funding proposals. Oversees contract lifecycle and document management systems. Supports CFO and VP of Finance and Operations in negotiating contracts for operational services (e.g., shipping and payment vendors, travel agent, facilities management services, etc.).

Position Functions and Responsibilities include:

  • Essential Functions and Responsibilities
    • Reviews and drafts legal documents, to include contracts, amendments, statements of work, and legal notices; provides advice and interpretation of legal, contract, and subcontract terms and conditions to minimize risk and potential liabilities.
    • Oversees requests for proposals and procurement for operational services.
    • Develops, implements, and oversees contract management system; participates in enterprise process working groups. Leads contracts reporting utilizing Salesforce and Excel.
    •  Implements improvements to enhance contract review and flow down processes.
    • Coordinates communication with internal and external stakeholders with regards to negotiation of relationships, responsibilities, and contract terms.
    • Supports risk management function, to include evaluating vendor insurance waiver requests and coordinating with insurance advisor on contract-related insurance requirements.
    • Advises on intellectual property matters, to include drafting releases and supporting Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer on copyright and trademark review with external counsel.
    • Coordinates with external legal counsel on contract and program-related review requests.
    • Manages state business registration filings.
  • Secondary Functions and Responsibilities
    • All other duties as assigned.

Core Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Broad legal knowledge applicable to business needs of large nonprofit, including operation of terms affecting liability and intellectual property rights; possess knowledge necessary to analyze legal documents and draw conclusions about organizational risk and to identify where referral to external counsel is warranted. Position requires knowledge of key nonprofit business operations as necessary to coordinate with accounting, human resources, facilities, programs, and external legal counsel.
  • Superior writing skills required; high degree of proficiency with MS Office (Word and Excel), Salesforce, Adobe Acrobat, and DocuSign (or other electronic signature platform).
  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy, an effective communicator, possess good interpersonal and presentation skills and be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Juris Doctor preferred
  • Experience
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience (8 years preferred) in transactional legal work or nonprofit operations, or combination thereof; specifically, 5 years in experience in contract administration, negotiation and procurement.
  • Preference for candidate who is eligible to become a notary public within 30 days of hire

Culture and Values: Points of Light has a 30-year history that it seeks to honor, while looking toward the future as an innovative thought leader in the social sector. We have a fast-paced, collaborative environment, working across three offices in Atlanta, New York City and Washington, D.C. Our organization values innovation, dedication, teamwork and respectfulness. We enjoy thinking big, but also working hard to deliver our best work. Our team is solution-oriented, looking for someone who is always ready to deliver on ways to solve challenges, both internally and with external partners.

What We Offer: Competitive compensation and excellent benefits including a robust PTO program: 18 days of PTO and 13 holidays; plus, we are closed for a week in December. Medical, dental, and vision benefits offered, free life insurance and short-term disability, and a 403b program with employer match.

The application period closes on Monday, August 30, 2021.

Points of Light is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to an Inclusive Workplace.

How to Apply

Apply Here: Director, Contracts Adminstration

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Contract Administration, Juris Doctor, Legal, nonprofit, and Paralegal. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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