Role details

Paralegal

Wellesley   •   USD55,000 - USD85,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Join a World-Leading Energy Company - Seeking Paralegal for immidiate start
  • Chance to grow and develop professionally with an established organization

About Our Client

My client is an established brand in the energy sector for over a century and a leading distributor of motor fuels and heating oil in the United States.

Job Description

  • Help General Counsel and others provide the timely, accurate, and efficient delivery of legal services to the Company. Assists with General Counsel workflow.
  • Support legal function in all areas including but not limited to contract preparation and management, litigation, records management, and compliance activities. Track and report on progress of outstanding litigation and other matters. Provide coordination with and assistance to outside counsel regarding litigation and other matters including but not limited to issues in discovery or other required productions of records and information. Coordination and follow up of documentation to finalize acquisitions, divestures and mergers.
  • Manages administrative functions of the Legal Department. Assist with document production and management, scheduling, expense reporting, and travel.
  • Coordinate and document board and other meetings.
  • Manage Legal Department records including but not limited to those associated with the legal hold process and communications associated with the provision of legal services. Manage departmental information and statistics including the preparation of standard and ad hoc reports required for legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to contribute to efficient operation of Legal Department. Help identify and implement improvements in workflow, systems, and procedures to ensure effective departmental operations.
  • Assist in development and operation of the contract management system and assist in reviewing and administering certain terms and conditions of contracts for Company.
  • Assist in development, implementation and operation of Company record management program. Prepare and maintain user procedure manuals and documentation on electronic records systems and deliver document and records management training. Work with Company personnel to detect records management problems, evaluate user needs, analyze current procedures, interpret and answer questions about document and records retention procedures, and gather suggestions for improvements to existing systems and procedures. Assess record equipment, space, and storage requirements; prepare cost analysis and write system specifications; and recommend purchase of records storage, retrieval, or disposal equipment based on knowledge of equipment capability and cost.
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be changed or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in a related filed with a minimum of 4 years of experience; or 10 years of similar work experience in the legal field in lieu of degree
  • Certified Paralegal preferred
  • Able to manage multiple and various tasks including those requiring extensive work and coordination with senior management and board members
  • Ability to work with both complicated tasks and personnel directly
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database (MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint), and applications related to records and contract management
  • Work requires continual attention to detail, and high degree of accuracy, in preparing, typing and proofing materials, determining and establishing priorities, independent and appropriate decision-making, and meeting deadlines
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demands, and leverage resources to accomplish the tasks and meet the demands
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attentive to details
  • Knowledge of record management principles and best practices

What's on Offer

Competitive package.

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