Corporate Attorney (Contract Operations) job Paramus New Jersey
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Corporate Attorney (Contract Operations) Job



Employer Name: SpiderID: 7859559
Location: Paramus, New Jersey Date Posted: 8/15/2018
Wage: Negotiable Category: Utilities
Job Code: BBBH27623

Job Description:

Job Summary



  • Our Client is seeking a Corporate Attorney (Contract Operations) possessing a JD degree, admitted to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction, preferably New Jersey or New York (and obtains limited in-house counsel license) and at least 5 years' legal experience advising on corporate transaction matters, including commercial contracts, construction contracts, operating agreements and contract procurement.


Responsibilities



  • Provide legal services, under the supervision of the Senior Corporate Attorney - Environmental Services, to the ES Division's contract operations in the United States, including New York, New Jersey and California. Legal services include (i) contract review, d negotiations, (ii) contract interpretation, (iii) issue spotting, and (iv) advice on environmental, operational and technical matters.

  • Monitor and inform the Operations team of relevant changes in law that may impact our O&M contracts with municipalities.

  • Attend weekly and /or monthly meetings with the Operations team upon their request.

  • Respond to inquiries from ES Division management and Operations and contribute to management decision-making by (i) performing research and drafting legal memoranda, and (ii) providing counseling and advice on legal matters.

  • Keep the Senior Corporate Attorney - Environmental Services informed of complex, sensitive and material matters, and seek his/her counsel on matters requiring prompt attention and follow-up.

  • Travel to meetings upon the request of ES Division management.


Qualifications
Education/Equivalent:



  • J.D. degree from an accredited US law school

  • Admitted to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction, preferably New Jersey or New York (and obtains limited in-house counsel license)


Experience Needed:



  • At least 5 years' legal experience advising on corporate transaction matters, including commercial contracts, construction contracts, operating agreements and contract procurement

  • Experience with the legal and operational aspects of water and wastewater operations strongly preferred

  • Experience working with federal and state government and regulatory agencies preferred

  • Law firm and/or prior in-house experience preferred


Required Skills



  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Sound judgment and ability to work independently

  • Strong analytical skills and solid research skills

  • Advanced capabilities with Microsoft Word and other Office Suite programs and software applications used in legal work

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Ability to develop good working relationships with Operations team and Division management

  • Ability to communicate effectively with opposing counsel as well as with local government employees and officials

  • Flexibility in handling a wide variety of legal work while being mindful of business needs, Division objectives and Company impact

  • Ability to contribute to the Legal Department as a team player




Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Cathy at 201-226-3529 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 3 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.
Equal Opportunity Employer
WBENC Certified
WOSB Certified
*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

We work hard to match our candidates with the right career opportunities. Let us find you a #MatrixMatch so you can reach your career goals!

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