Contracts Administrator

Company:  Schneider Electric
Location: Telford
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Why us? Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive. €25.7bn global revenue (Apply online only)+ employees in 100+ countries 45% of revenue from IoT 5% of revenue devoted for R&D You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. Responsibilities About Us Schneider Electric as the global specialist in energy management and automation creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Help us deliver solutions that ensure everywhere, for everyone and at every moment. Great people make Schneider Electric a great company – click and see for yourself. Meaningful purpose: We’re committed to providing reliable and safe energy to the planet. This energy must be sustainable as we have to reduce carbon footprint worldwide. These opportunities are at the top of our agenda. Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The role We are recruiting a Contracts Administrator to join our Global Legal Team. This is an administrative role to work with and support Senior Legal Counsels. As an organization and individuals, we believe that trust is a foundational value and we put it at the heart of how we work at Schneider Electric. We build trusted teams through our leadership expectations, by creating equal opportunities, harnessing the power of all generations, championing well-being and new ways of working. Mission: You will support (under supervision) preparation and review of contracts terms and to manage the organization of contract documents on our digital Contract Lifecycle System (CLM). Location: This role supports a flexible hybrid model with some working from home options available. You should expect regular travel within the UKI zone and occasional travel to other locations in Europe as business need is determined. Travel may include some overnight stays  What will you do? Support with basic routines associated with contract preparation, review, negotiation, extension, termination etc (under legal supervision) Helping to monitor and follow up on contract progress for example to ensure drafts and reviews are completed in a timely manner Proofread, edit and fact-check legal documents for accuracy and consistency, according to guidance provided by the Senior Lawyer Legal research and help with escalations for Legal Subject Matter Expert input in accordance with internal policies Monitoring Key Internal Controls associated with our Commercial Policy review and approval policy Populate data into CLM for repository, archiving and reporting Run reports from CLM and retrieve contracts for business users Respond to basic commercial queries Become a CLM super user and provide training on an ongoing basis Annotate and update template documents (under supervision) What will help you to be successful? Previous experience with commercial contracts or as a paralegal/junior lawyer Fluent in English (written and verbal) with great technological skills Clear adherance to policies Confident with fantastic interpersonal skills Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask Good written and verbal communication skills Strong attention to detail Able to work independently and manage large volumes of work What do we offer? We are offering an interesting job with a range of activities and broad prospects. This is an excellent opportunity to join a global company Competitive compensation and benefit Opportunity to develop in the Legal Team based on clear career paths, to grow through experience and exposure Collaboration within cross-region and global teams Do you want to get to know us better? Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it. At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity.  We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future. We are proudly participating in the Disability Confident Program offering support to people in the workplace who consider themselves living with a disability Qualifications
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