Contracts Counsel

Date: Jul 6, 2022

LOCATION: REMOTE, CA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

With over 40 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Pelican Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives including coolers, backpacks, drinkware, and more! Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican's products are designed and built to last a lifetime.

 

Pelican Products is looking for a Contracts Counsel who will support our executives, sales managers and other employees in the review and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts, including master service agreements, statements of work, SaaS related agreements, license agreements, non-disclosure agreements and vendor contracts, among others. Your work will be dynamic, fast-paced, and time-sensitive.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Drafts, reviews, redlines, negotiates, and finalizes commercial contracts, such as NDAs, purchase/supply agreements, service agreements, license agreements, and other types of contracts.
  • Monitors, manages and modifies contracts on a regular basis, considering changes to the law, industry and/or business practice.
  • Periodically reviews and revises Pelican standard contracts and drafts contracts for specific situations when a standard agreement cannot be use or is not applicable.
  • Provides practical advice directly to Pelican employees, including personnel located throughout the United States and internationally, relating to the implications of proposed contract terms.
  • Manages contract workflow via Pelican’s contract management software and serves as a point of contact for business personnel on all contractual matters.
  • Collaborates with Pelican employees to interpret contracts and resolves disputes related to contractual provisions.
  • Develops and/or revises policies related to contract workflow and review.
  • Creates and updates Pelican training documents to be used in the contract review and negotiation process.
  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure accuracy and completeness of contract documents and compliance with contractual obligations.​​
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:       

  • J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and an active member in good standing of the Bar.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience practicing law with a focus on contract management (in-house experience preferred).
  • Business-oriented problem-solver who strikes the appropriate balance between facilitating business transactions while managing risks.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in working independently, managing tasks to completion, and delivering high quality results while handling multiple assignments.
  • Exposure to master service agreements, SaaS agreements, and other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, indemnity, and liability issues is required.
  • A strong desire to learn the commercial and technical business of Pelican to better identify and manage risks while working to close commercial transactions.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (if any)

  • Experience with contract management software.

 

WHY PELICAN?...

  • Generous paid time off plans / Holiday pay
  • 401k plan – with immediate match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • On-Site Flu Shots – Free!
  • Prime location – minutes away from the beach!
  • Amazing employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Exclusive access to employee store with Pelican branded apparel and gear
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • Employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…

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Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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