Contracts Specialist

This HireStrategy/Addison Group client is a historically prominent university located in the heart of Washington DC, who is currently in search of a knowledgeable and experienced Contracts Specialist to join their team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review, negotiate, and interpret contracts (including among others, confidentiality agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, and amendments), ensuring business needs and priorities are met while minimizing potential risks.
  • Read, understand, and analyze standard business and legal terms, identify issues and risks, and suggest potential solutions.
  • Utilize and maintain contract forms, templates, standard clauses, checklists, guidelines, and policies.
  • Coordinate and process information and responses from business stakeholders and other Law Department members to utilize in contract review and negotiation.
  • Maintain and update the contracts database to store/retrieve contracts, track contract status and milestones, and report on upcoming contract renewals or expirations.
  • Prepare reports and statistics to facilitate the planning and maintenance of contract records.
  • Provide training and guidance to business partners regarding the contract review and approval process, contracts management, and potential risks.
  • Participate in and assist with the resolution of contract disputes and claims.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's in Finance and/or Accounting is desired
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience necessary

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