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Legal & Contracts Manager

Location:

Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job ID

2106362

The Legal & Contracts Manager provides critical legal support to UniFirst’s sales and service teams in the areas of contract development, interpretation, and negotiation. Responsible for reviewing the terms of all proposed contracts, assists in negotiating the terms of pending agreements, and modifies existing contracts in order to better ensure compliance with established company policies and business priorities.

Responsibilities

  • Draft basic form agreements in accordance with established UniFirst guidelines
  • Review contract-related terms contained in RFP documents submitted by existing or prospective customers and either prepare qualifying comments or redline certain provisions to protect UniFirst’s business interests
  • In conjunction with UniFirst’s sales and service teams, review and negotiate the terms contained in contract documents submitted by either existing or prospective customers and redline the documents accordingly
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including external counsel, when needed
  • Establish and maintain scalable contracting processes and templates
  • Assist with disputes including drafting demand letters and settlement agreements

Qualifications

Experience

  • 5 years of relevant experience negotiating terms and conditions of commercial contracts or equivalent education required.
  • Ability to document complex contractual arrangements with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a positive, proactive and collaborative manner as the primary point of contact to support the sales and service teams.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • J.D. with attorney’s license.

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@unifirst.com or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.

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