Paralegal

Starkey Hearing Technologies - Eden Prairie, MN (30+ days ago)3.5


The Paralegal will be a member of the legal department and will be responsible for preparation, review and administration of contracts, corporate legal governance and various other legal functions. The role will require discretion and independent judgment to review and manage contracts including but not limited to the fulfillment of contractual, fiscal and performance obligations. The Paralegal will define contract requirements, generate proposals, monitor performance, negotiate terms and conditions, and ensure strict compliance with contract requirements. The position will also support various projects assigned by the department’s lawyers on an as-needed basis.

This position will be responsible for evaluating key customer and vendor contracts for operational, regulatory, financial and compliance issues.

You Will:
Contract preparation, review, negotiation and administration
Lead or co-lead cross functional teams in negotiation, documentation, review and management of contract agreements (e.g., domestic and international sales, network providers)
Draft, negotiate and review confidentiality agreements
International corporate governance
Domestic corporate governance
Legal Department records management
Set up and maintain Legal Department Sharepoint site
Manage storage for all executed contracts and confidentiality agreements
Locate and retrieve documents upon request
Develop Legal Department’s process for coordinating file retention and destruction
Maintain Legal Department templates library
Corporate security
Manage federal government (i.e., Veterans Affairs) contracts
Litigation
Receive and coordinate responses to medical records requests, subpoenas
Provide general litigation support upon request
Maintain detailed and organized audit file for each contract which includes original contract, all correspondence, amendments and corporate required documents

You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
5+ years of related experience in paralegal experience or contracts administration
Knowledge of contracts administration and legal language
Familiarity and experience with government contracts
Ability to exercise independent judgment and work autonomously when needed
Strong project management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated record of showing initiative and ownership for results
Attention to detail and highly organized
Must have the highest standards of accuracy, organization and precision and the ability to think creatively and strategically while acting tactically.

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Transforming the hearing care industry
Starkey Hearing Technologies is a world leader in the design, development and distribution of comprehensive hearing solutions. We believe in using superior hearing technology as a means to achieving something even greater - creating meaningful connections between people and their worlds. Through unsurpassed customer service practices, we strive to bring a human touch to hearing healthcare. The Starkey Hearing Technologies' family of companies includes Audibel, Micro-Tech, NuEar, and Starkey.Starkey Hearing Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Vet/Disabled. EEO is the law, EEO is the Law Supplement, Pay Transparency

Benefits of employment
We offer full time employees (30+ hours) attractive and meaningful Total Rewards which includes flexible options for medical insurance (High-Deductible Health Plan or PPO), Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), a 401(k) plan with company match, company sponsored Life Insurance and Short Term Disability, as well as a generous Paid Time Off policy along with Paid Holidays. We are committed to developing our employees to meet their full potential through on-the-job training.