Contract Analyst

Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, Trustwave enables businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs. Trustwave delivers automated, efficient and cost-effective threat, vulnerability and compliance management. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago, with customers in 96 countries.
For more information about Trustwave, visit https://www.trustwave.com 

Trustwave is seeking a motivated and talented individual to join Legal team as a corporate in-House Contracts Analyst.  The position will have the opportunity to work on agreements of multiple varieties under the direction of Trustwave’s Chicago, USA-based in-house attorneys, focusing on sales agreements (master services agreements, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements) for Trustwave’s compliance and risk services and managed security offerings, and vendor agreements for purchases of goods and services by Trustwave.  This position will be responsible for contract management, drafting, negotiating and management of the contract lifecycle and will interact frequently with sales, sales operations, finance, and employees in multiple Trustwave business units and functions. 
 
The Contracts Analyst is responsible for preparing and negotiating contracts in partnership with business teams around the world to accomplish clear understanding of commitments, balancing of risk between the company and the customer/vendor, timely billing and payment, positive customer relations and accurate communication with the internal organization. The Contracts Analyst may also assist the Legal team with other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be pro-active, highly analytical, and a driven self-starter with superior problem-solving and communications skills. Significant in-house contract negotiation experience for a sales-focused company is preferred.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a minimum of 2 years prior professional experience drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Superior communication skills in written and oral presentation
  • Ability to partner collaboratively with internal business teams

 

We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employee of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

To All Agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


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