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Contracts Coordinator

Community: Corporate
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2021
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: Occasional

Job Description

Description

Contracts Coordinator

Chennai, India

 

 

The Opportunity:
We’re looking for a Contracts Coordinator to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

 

 

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.
 


The Blackboard legal team is focused on regularly working across internal corporate functions with sales personnel, technical and product personnel, and central corporate functions on contract matters, and on drafting and negotiating contracts. The legal team has a tremendous wealth of experience in technology contracts in the education space and maintains a solid track record of finding the right people to work with and train to be a part of the team. This position supports the drafting and sending of license and service agreements.

 

 

A successful candidate will be a bright, energetic professional with an interest in the preparation and negotiation of software license and service agreements in support of a global sales organization. 
 

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting/generating software license agreements and professional services agreements based in system information and other input from the sales representative. Demonstrating good judgment
  • Receiving/reviewing client executed agreements and process for closing the sale pursuant to the sales cycle procedures
  • Understanding and applying contract team and company policies, operating practices, and performance standards
  • Completing client requested legal/contract related forms and other paperwork

 

 

The Candidate:
Required skills/qualifications:

  • 2+ years contract operations
  • Understanding of basic contract structure and operational process
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work well in a “team” environment
  • Desire to succeed in a customer service-oriented environment
  • Highly efficient and organized, and able to handle multiple tasks with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to be proactive, prioritize, and work under tight deadlines in a service oriented and aggressive sales driven environment
  • Ability to work with speed and accuracy
  • Proven analytical and written and oral communication skills

 
 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • 3+ years software and services contract management in a high-tech organization
  • SaaS experience
  • SalesForce.com experience
  • SharePoint experience
  • DocuSign experience
  • Higher Ed or public-sector contracts experience

 

 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).

 

 

The Office:

Blackboard has an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai. 

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai 
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station and bus stop 
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools – Holiday Inn  
  • Office provides lunch Tuesday – Thursday and evening snacks Monday – Friday  
  • Office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park 
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensures fun at work 
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities  

 

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   

 

 

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

 

 

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