Contracts Specialist

Finance, Accounting, & Legal Yarmouth, Maine Bangor, Maine Troy, Michigan United States


Description

Tyler Technologies is looking for a detail oriented Contracts Specialist to join our legal operations team.  This role can be fully remote, hybrid, or in-person in one of our many offices throughout the US.  The Contracts Specialist will generate, modify, and administer software contracts, amendments and related legal documents, and work closely with attorneys on contractual matters. 

Responsibilities

  • Administer software contracts, modifications, and related contractual documents
  • Prepare contracts and other legal agreements based on provided contracts.
  • Assist with negotiating contract documents. 
  • Route contracts for required signatures, revenue review and compliance; organize and maintain electronic contract files and contract database
  • Provide summary exceptions on client RFPs (requests for proposal)  
  • Assist in ensuring both contractual compliance and compliance with company policies 
  • Serve as a point of contact for clients, both internal and external, regarding contractual items

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree coupled with contract administration or comparable paralegal experience; OR a High School diploma coupled with 5+ years of contract administration experience 
  • Prior experience in the public sector is helpful
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with software licensing and the administration of firm fixed price contracts and labor hour agreements a plus
  • Experience in all aspects of the contract life cycle, including proposals, administration, and close-out
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Comfortable working independently and in a matrixed team. 
  • Basic understanding of liability issues and knowledge of software licensing and practices; experience with legal contract terminology or a desire to learn
  • NCMA membership and CPCM/CFCM certification, or paralegal experience a plus
  • Strategic and creative approach to problem solving preferred
  • Basic negotiating skills a plus