Sr. Paralegal

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Under Armour is looking for a talented and experienced Sr. Paralegal to support the Under Armour Commercial Legal Team and be a part of developing a robust Contracts Operations function.  The Contracts Manager role will support commodity and strategic purchasing, services, distribution, licensing, manufacturing, marketing agreements and more.  A successful candidate must have excellent communication skills as this position involves direct contact with principal business stakeholders.  If you are inquisitive, enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations and you want to be part of building success at Under Armour, we are looking for you to be a part of the Team to PROTECT THIS HOUSE.  
Summary: 
The Sr. Paralegal will support business units and the Commercial Legal Team in connection with contracts throughout the contract lifecycle, including pre-contract engagement, internal approvals, intake, template selection, negotiation, revision, execution and post-execution management.   
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Independently support Commercial Legal Team attorneys, Enterprise Procurement and business teams in connection with the contracting process, including preparation, review and negotiation of routine contracts.
Under attorney supervision, serve as advisor in assessing contracts and providing issue resolution.
Liaise with other members of the Legal Team in connection with contract terms and relationships as necessary. 
Working with Contracts Management Team, maintain library of contract templates and database of executed contracts, utilize contract management platform and support implementation of optimization solutions. 
Review, understand and advise legal and business teammates on factual elements of contracts.
Assist in communicating and training business teams on relevant processes and procedures relating to procurement and general contracting initiatives.
Analyze contract trends; draft, review and recommend updates to contract terms and conditions to ensure alignment to current business needs, policy demands and legal trends. 
Works independently delivering on routine but progressively more non-routine work, in accordance with established procedures and guidelines in a timely manner and meets deadlines appropriately.
Performs a diverse range of tasks/transactions related to common programs and services by directly applying expanded knowledge obtained from the role in increasingly more complex situations.
Supports and promotes change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Critical Skills:
Superior analytic, writing and editing skills
Communicate well both verbally and in writing with strong attention to detail
Track record of successfully completing independent and collaborative projects accurately and on time
Highly organized with strong problem solving skills
Prior experience gathering, analyzing summarizing complex information from multiple sources
Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage expectations
Willingness to take initiative within the purview of the position
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, service multiple clients and adapt to and manage changing work streams
Supervisory Responsibilities:
N/A
Competencies:
Self-starter with strong work and teamwork ethic and ability to work independently on multiple projects
Customer service mindset
Strong organizational skills and business acumen
Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
Interpersonal savvy, good judgement and sense of humor
Computer Skills:
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
SAP Contract Management Platform (Ariba)
Adobe EchoSign / DocuSign
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university or an Associates’ degree with related work experience
Paralegal or Contracts Management Certificate a major plus
5 years of contracts management and/or paralegal experience in commercial transactions, contract administration and lifecycle management. 
In-house or government contracting experience
Experience working on technology contracts (e.g., development, hosting, software license and SaaS agreements) and/or IP transactions (e.g., trademark licenses, product distribution agreements) a plus
Experience identifying vendor/service provider data privacy/security concerns and addressing such issues in contracts a plus
Travel:
N/A
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.