Assistant Contract Negotiator – Stamford, CT

Job Description

 This position does not require ISDA experience.  Rather, someone with a skill set entrenched within the documentation area would be more than sufficient.  This role will enable the incumbent to further develop their existing contract administration experience and learn the art of contract negotiations.

Our client (very well known within their product focus) is involved primarily within the financial services industry and they are looking for an Assistant Contract Negotiator to join the Stamford, CT based office.  You will be responsible but not limited too:

  • You will assist in the daily operations, processing, and negotiation of documents related to International Swaps and Derivatives Association (“ISDA”) agreements.
  • You will review incoming confirmations under an ISDA agreement for accuracy and compliance
  • In coordination with the law department you will negotiate confidentiality agreements, company guarantees, and amendments to existing ISDA agreements
  • Record details of executed ISDA agreements
  • Issue weekly ISDA negotiation updates to platform heads.

Our client offers competitive salaries + well above average benefits.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, pre-law or related field.
  • Two (plus) years of experience working in a corporate environment, preferably working with or preparing contracts or other legal documents.
  • Candidates must also have the ability to interpret legal documents, be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and be able to gather & analyze information to prepare reports and assess contract compliance.
  • Candidates must have the ability to analyze and resolve problems related to contracts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • The ability to speak French, Spanish or Portuguese is helpful.
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