General Information

Req #
WD00064503
Career area:
Legal
Country/Region:
Mexico
State:
Distrito Federal
City:
Mexico D.F.
Date:
Monday, May 27, 2024
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations
* Mexico - Distrito Federal - Mexico D.F.

Why Work at Lenovo

 We are Lenovo. We do what we say. We own what we do. We WOW our customers. 

Lenovo is a US$62 billion revenue global technology powerhouse, ranked #217 in the Fortune Global 500, employing 77,000 people around the world, and serving millions of customers every day in 180 markets. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, Lenovo has built on its success as the world’s largest PC company by further expanding into growth areas that fuel the advancement of ‘New IT’ technologies (client, edge, cloud, network, and intelligence) including server, storage, mobile, software, solutions, and services. 

This transformation together with Lenovo’s world-changing innovation is building a more inclusive, trustworthy, and smarter future for everyone, everywhere. To find out more visit www.lenovo.com, and read about the latest news via our StoryHub

Description and Requirements

We are seeking a skilled and detail oriented Contract Administrator/Paralegal to support Lenovo’s worldwide legal, contracts, and sales functions to close contracts with clients headquartered in the America’s Group region (includes North America and LatAm).

Working as a part of a regional contract and legal hub dealing with “as a Service” and managed services contracts the successful candidate will be a pro-active, pragmatic, and commercially astute individual with experience in a sell-side paralegal / contract admin role.

The goal is to build a scalable regional contracts hub that improves time to contract whilst also minimizing value leakage and protecting the company via management of commercial, legal, and regulatory risk.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative contract and legal support to the Global Contracts Team and SSG Contract and Legal teams

  • Supports the NA and LATAM teams in client specific negotiations via provision of timely commercial and contract advice including negotiation of deals, handling a wide variety of contract requests including but not limited to

  • Issuing standard contract templates to the sales teams

  • Drafting, reviewing, red-lining and managing negotiations on

    • Project Change Controls,

    • Customer Statements of Work,

    • Supplier/Partner Statements of Work,

    • DocuSign Signature Requests

    • Contract Amendments

    • Contract Renewals

  • Liaise with Lenovo local / geo based legal counsel to ensure compliance with local law and regulation and to ensure aligned approach to legal issues

  • Comfortable with advising internal stakeholders including regional Sales Leaders and building cross functional relationships across departments e.g., sales, service, legal, Lenovo Financial Services, and worldwide geos/subsidiaries.

  • Provide document management services to ensure that the global contract repository is updated and maintained via use of CLM tools (ONIT), SharePoint etc.

  • Ensure compliance relevant company policies and procedures including legal governance / Delegation of Authority levels

  • Knowledgeable and current with standard contract clauses (e.g. copyright, indemnification, insurance). Majority of deals will be done under US law.

  • Experience with management of high-volume contracts/tasks.

Requirements

  • 2-4 years experience of Contract Admin / Paralegal experience within a law firm or global technology company

  • Solid understanding of legal concepts with either a Bachelor’s degree or a Paralegal Certificate (or equivalent) preferred.

  • Confident, self-starter, comfortable negotiating directly with sales teams, clients and/or third parties

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ambiguous, and ever-changing environment

  • Detail oriented with strong project management and analytical skills

  • Experience in contract drafting and client facing negotiation

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken English (mandatory).

  • Fluent written and spoken Spanish would be considered a bonus

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

  • Experience in IT Hardware / Equipment leasing would be considered an advantage

  • Tech-savvy and proficient with Microsoft Tools including Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams

  • Experience of subscription based “as a service” commercial models would be an advantage

  • Ability to anticipate, mitigate, minimize, and proactively manage risk

  • Approach challenges with energy and a positive “can-do” attitude and a willingness to learn from anyone.

We are equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protect class

Additional Locations
* Mexico - Distrito Federal - Mexico D.F.
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