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Company: Diligent Corporation

About Us

Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. Empowering more than 1 million users and 700,000 board members and leaders with a holistic view of their organization’s GRC practices so they can make better decisions, faster. No matter the challenge.

At Diligent, you are an agent of positive change. You are joining a team of passionate, smart, creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. Be a part of a global community on a mission to make a real impact.

Learn more at diligent.com.

Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. Empowering more than 1 million users and 700,000 board members and leaders with a holistic view of their organization’s GRC practices so they can make better decisions, faster. No matter the challenge.

At Diligent, you are an agent of positive change. You are joining a team of passionate, smart, creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. Be a part of a global community on a mission to make a real impact.

Learn more at diligent.com.

Position Overview:

Diligent is seeking a talented, collaborative, and experienced Paralegal and Legal Operations Specialist to assist the US legal team and provide support with contract administration and legal operations. The role will involve the review, drafting and amending of legal documents, as necessary. In addition, this role will help the department develop and execute on legal project management strategies that deliver efficient and effective results to internal and external clients.

It is an incredibly exciting time to join a dynamic and agile organization in a fast-paced, growth phase. This is the perfect role for a detail oriented and proactive Paralegal and Legal Operations Specialist who wants to grow their Legal career within a fast-moving commercial organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and interpret contracts and other legal documents.
  • Drafting documents using in-house templates.
  • Managing templates and distributing to proper business groups to ensure most recent versions are being utilized.
  • Partner with internal business partners and is a subject matter expert for contracts administration-related issues.
  • Process documents for signatures via DocuSign.
  • Tracking outstanding legal items for the team.
  • Scanning, filing and organizing documents.
  • Work with the Director of Legal operations to develop processes and tools to effectively manage legal projects to achieve department objectives.
  • Optimize contract management processes, including tracking, alerts and automation of contract-related tasks.
  • Driving legal projects from drafting a project plan, executing the plan to completion and updating the team on progression throughout the project.
  • Supporting the Legal team with Legal invoice issues and invoice management.
  • Providing general support on an as-needed basis

Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years’ experience with contract administration and legal project management.
  • Ability to read and understand contractual terms with strong experience in reviewing and amending agreements.
  • Foreign language fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, French and/or German is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to be flexible to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • High attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and good analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft O365, Salesforce, DocuSign and legal software a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage comfortably at all levels with internal clients, both within the US and internationally.
  • Highly motivated, strategic, detail-oriented individual with the ability to proactively manage a heavy workload and demonstrate excellent analytical abilities.

FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

U.S pay range

$60,000-$75,000 USD

What Diligent Offers You

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, global days of service, comprehensive health benefits, meeting free days, generous time off policy and wellness programs to name a few
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, Singapore, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place.

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., Baltimore, London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney.

We are a drug free workplace. Diligent is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Diligent’s EEO Policy and Know Your Rights. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruitment@diligent.com.

To all recruitment agencies: Diligent does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diligent employees or any other organization location. Diligent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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