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Company Overview

Zones, LLC, provides premier IT solutions from the data centre to the desktop. Through close collaboration with our customers, Zones provides a full range of IT hardware, software, and services to businesses. With more than 30 years of experience, global supply chain capabilities, and a partner ecosystem of more than 2,000 hardware and software companies, Zones helps customers around the world tackle their most pressing IT challenges. If you enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, are passionate about technology, and want to work at an organization that is growing and investing in its people, Zones is the right place for you! Whether your career is in sales, technology solutions, engineering, operations, or logistics, you will make an impact at Zones and for our customers each day.

Position Overview

As a Contract Specialist in Zones’ Legal Department, you will negotiate agreements and perform related tasks such as:

(a) review of contract-related documentation;

(b) review of terms and conditions for proposals, bids, purchase orders and other transactional documents;

(c) review and management of existing agreements;

(d) reporting on work product and progress; and

(g) other projects, as assigned. Responsibilities of this role include the following: identifying legal and business risks in agreements; project managing negotiations; tracking and meeting deadlines, coordinating the input and approval of various Zones stakeholders, and providing reports of activities and progress.

 You will also support various Legal Department initiatives and projects.

Key Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and contract experience/training that can be utilized as follows:
  • To negotiate a variety of agreement types governing confidentiality, product and services sales, product and services purchases, etc.
  • To review terms and conditions contained in proposals, bids, purchase orders and other transactional documents
  • To provide summaries of business and legal risks to stakeholders, as necessary, enhancing opportunity evaluation
  • To propose creative solutions that address business and legal risks 
  • To secure all necessary approvals and inputs from stakeholders and leaders, ensuring products and services are sold or acquired with appropriate governing terms
  • To interpret commitments and terms, as necessary, supporting contract lifecycle management and overall compliance
  • To develop internal and external relationships
  • To serve as a point of contact on contractual and related legal matters 
  • Superior analytical and organizational skills that enable the following:
  • Accurate and timely record keeping—including the compilation of information during negotiation and review, tracking of progress (providing ad hoc summaries), and analysis or reasons for success/failure  
  • Strict adherence to deadlines—establishing schedules, monitoring progress, and ensuring on-time delivery at each stage of negotiation and submission
  • Accurate monitoring and sensitive reporting of nonconformity with established procedures and an appreciation for areas of recurring stress
  • Developmental focus to support the following:
  • Frequent and accurate provision of subject matter expertise on contractual and related legal matters
  • Drafting/updating of clauses and documentation for an ever-evolving library of content on which accurate, thoughtful, successful negotiations may draw 
  • Performance of training, as directed by leadership, on Legal Department processes
  • Implementation of (and, where appropriate, proposal of modifications to) procedures for contract negotiation consistent with overall policies established by Zones, generally, and the Legal Department, specifically
  • Support in development and implementation of various contract lifecycle management systems, as requested

 We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Qualification to practise law in Pakistan
  • Solid exposure to U.S. laws and legal principles
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Applicable experience, preferably in the technology industry
  • Proven record of success
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative , win-win approach to contract negotiation
  • Ability to multi-task and complete work independently in a timely manner with the highest degree of accuracy, judgment, integrity, and creativity
  • Ability to understand contractual issues, to assess and communicate risks in the context of Zones’ business environment, and to drive collegially toward resolution
  • Curiosity and enthusiasm about technology; natural inclination to work hard and overcome obstacles, and practical and sound judgment when confronted with challenges
  • Strong project management skills

Willingness to develop a thorough understanding of Zones’ offerings and the industry as a whole, and a mastery of the issues pertinent to successful contract negotiation in support of a value-added reseller and services provider

At Zones we’re more than just a company, we’re a collection of people like you! We’re driven, hard-working and love to celebrate our wins as a team. We’re growing fast which means unlimited opportunities to do great work, get recognized, and take your career to the next level

As a member of the Zones team, your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical coverage for parents, spouse & Children, life insurance for yourself, Annual retention bonus which is equivalent to 1 gross salary on the completion of each year with us, annual increment,  paid time off, free dinner and Gym facility and much more.

At Zones, we don’t just acknowledge diversity, we make it the foundation of how we conduct business and how we support our employees and communities. Zones is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Corporate Plus member of the Northwest MSDC (supplier Development Council). We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Official Timings:

8:00 PM- 5:00 AM

Job Details

Industry:
BPO
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
Third Shift (Night)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
LLM Degree
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year (Excellent communication skills , Hands on experience dealing with US Contracts , Foreign exposure is preferable.)
Apply Before:
Sep 01, 2019
Posting Date:
Aug 02, 2019
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Zones PK (Private) Limited

BPO · 301-600 employees - Islamabad

pZones is a leading global provider of comprehensive IT solutions in the U.S. For over 30 years, we've taken pride in becoming the part of largest and fastest growing technology solution providers in the U.S. Zones PK (Private) Limited (a subsidiary of Zones Inc. in Pakistan) We collaborate with ...Read More

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