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Contracts Associate

Company: Verisk
Location: College Station
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

iiX, a Verisk business and member of the Verisk Insurance Underwriting group, is a nationwide provider of insurance underwriting and employment reports. Our systems make it quick and easy for our over 20,000 customers to get real-time reports through one of several platforms. iiX provides high-tech, innovative products and services combined with excellent customer service. To learn more about iiX---please visit us at:---www.iix.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.---We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description
Review, negotiate and draft contracts and standardized templates pertaining to new products, product supplements, new master agreements, premier agreements, etc.
Effectively partner with the Law department and product owners to ensure successful negotiations, resulting in effective agreements which have properly mitigated risk.
Identify incoming client contracts to quality check and ensure that all approvals are in place prior to final execution.
Manage relationships with Customer Service, Sales, Finance and others to implement and improve contract processing workflows including tracking within CRM.
Ad-hoc projects as assigned
Completes all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan.
Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned.
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required; JD degree strongly preferred.
3-5 years experience with contract management including drafting, revising and negotiating.
Solid understanding of contract law, contract language and principles, and applicable legislation.
Ability to work in a collaborative environment and work proactively with business units.
Ability to communicate with the external client independently (email/conference calls).
Excellent project management skills with strong attention to detail.
Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Possess a high level of integrity and sensitivity to confidential information.
Strong organization, effective planning, problem solving, and analytical skills required.
Superior communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to liaise comfortably with all levels of management.
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing situations or urgent requests that may arise with little or no notice.
Must exhibit initiative and assertiveness in obtaining information needed to proceed with projects and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

http://www.verisk.com/careers.html

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Consumer Privacy Notice

At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Verisk, College Station , Contracts Associate, Other , College Station, Texas

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