JobDescription : The Role: Contract Negotiator The Location: New York, NY or Charlottesville, VA The Grade: (for internal use only) G9
The Team: Our legal team is comprised of legal and non-legal professionals and supports, among other things, the division's commercial organization, product development/technology functions and business management/leadership. We value partnership and it is essential that you are a great teammate in order to be successful within our organization.
The Impact: By being engaged in the dynamic area of client and vendor contracting, you are responsible for negotiating and drafting contracts for SPGMI's financial information and analytical products and services, such as web-based platforms, data feeds and software.
What's in it for you: You will work in a dynamic, client-facing environment and will have the opportunity to apply and develop negotiation and drafting skills, work independently and be part of a team that provides crucial support to the organization.
Negotiate and draft various contracts such as product licenses, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements, software licenses, and amendments.
Liaise with internal and external clients in the contract negotiation process; ensure that sales and business personnel comply with internal policies and procedures.
Navigate contracts database and other internal systems to obtain information on SPGMI's contractual relationships.
Work with management to build efficiencies in the contracting process.
Participate in and/or lead projects, including due diligence activities related to acquisitions and divestitures.
What We're Looking For:
Excellent interpersonal skills: be people oriented, supportive, and comfortable with frequent client-facing interactions (via e-mail, phone, and in-person).
Strong verbal/written communication and business writing abilities
Ease with working independently but escalating issues as needed
Self starter with the ability to learn quickly
Capacity to simultaneously handle multiple priorities
College degree and at least three years of related experience
Prior paralegal or business/legal affairs department experience
Proven working knowledge of contract and intellectual property issues
Please Note: This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States
S&P Global Market Intelligence At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction. S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence. S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
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