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Robert Half International Contracts Manager in CHICAGO, Illinois


If you're looking to contribute as a Contracts Manager, you may be the ideal candidate for this long-term temporary opportunity via Robert Half Legal. The Contracts Manager responsibilities will include managing and re-negotiating contracts when necessary, along with maintaining vendor subcontracts and agreements. Other responsibilities will include drafting contracts and overseeing other projects as the Contracts Manager. This Contracts Manager opportunity will be located in the Chicago, Illinois area and will be a long-term temporary position. Apply as soon as possible!

What you get to do every day

  • Monitor internal and external requests on status of contracts

  • Utilize and manage contract repositories

  • Combine contractual provisions and administer contract proposals

  • Check and draft legal agreements (vendor agreements, NDAs, evaluation agreements)

  • Command the complete life cycle of the Company's contracts (from initial request to final signature and contract distribution)

  • Review and organize contract templates; obtain signatures on contracts

  • Negotiate and outsource contracts

  • Operate and maintain contracts database


  • Less than one year of experience preferred

  • This position will require the candidate to be able to work effectively and cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented

  • Able to work across teams and gain consensus of a group of individuals

  • Clinical Trial Operations experience

  • Contracts experience

  • Past experience in review and drafting of non-disclosure agreements; preferably, some exposure to software evaluation and licensing agreements

  • Thorough when handling confidential business matters and information with discretion

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Applicant must be familiar with word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

This is an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step in your legal career and become part of a dynamic, growing company. If you are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment, we want to hear from you!

Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with some of the best companies on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and document review matters. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal jobs that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: DOE

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: September 14, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01300-0011550227

Staffing Area: Legal