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CONTRACTS LIAISON , MIT Open Learning , to provide legal support to internal business teams. Will collaborate on drafting, negotiating, and executing agreements with industry partners and federal and philanthropic institutions. Responsibilities include analyzing, reviewing, drafting, negotiating, and coordinating the execution of complex agreements in collaboration with Open Learning business partners and MIT's Office of the General Counsel; explaining/clarifying complex information to business partners on legal issues/risks, approval processes, and MIT's policies/procedures; organizing client-supplied documents, reviewing terms for consistency and accuracy, tracking deadlines, and communicating findings; ensuring contract compliance and performance responsibilities are communicated and are met; shepherding documents through MIT review and execution with fidelity and expedience; shaping and streamlining internal processes to enable legal and business functions to scale effectively; maintaining documentation and template language; maintaining detail records in Salesforce; and performing other duties as needed.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least four years' relevant experience; proven ability to interpret legal documents, negotiate contracts, advise business and product managers on legal/regulatory issues, and work with attorneys to complete agreements; meticulous attention to detail; excellent interpersonal, customer service, drafting, negotiation, collaboration, problem-solving, decision-making, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, successfully bridge shifting priorities while influencing others to reach agreement, and work effectively in support of business development; comfort maintaining information in a shared system of record; and experience leveraging software systems to stay organized and pull and push tasks to others on time while seeking greater levels of process efficiency. PREFERRED : master's degree and/or a certified professional contract manager and at least one year of Salesforce or similar CRM experience. Job #18443-8
Internal Number: 18443
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