Company: Owens Corning
Posted on: September 13, 2018
Location: Toledo, Ohio - United States Description The Compliance Paralegal is primarily responsible for supporting OCs Intellectul Property protection program by managing the global process of receiving requests for and executing the companys Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA). The successful candidate will also work with the Contract Administrator paralegal and support compliance with OCs Levels of Authority Policy and related controls. The successful candidate will be expected to continuously identify opportunities to improve processes that seek to ensure the execution of pragmatic, effective, efficient and sustainable NDA and contract management processes. This position reports to the Director of Global Compliance. Responsibilities Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Work closely with the legal team to review, draft, and negotiate NDAs Utilize various tools that support the receivinging, processing, and execution of NDA requests, including MS Office and any new technologies that improve efficiency Develop and revise timelines, procedures and training that support compliance with the NDA process, including when, why and how NDAs are used Define and monitor performance metrics to ensure accurate, efficient, and timely processing of NDA requests Coordinate and gather information, materials, documents and reports which are necessary to respond to inquiries Assist in training and advising regional contract administrators to ensure global compliance of contract administration Utilize workflow tools to obtain appropriate corporate approvals and ensure intended OC signer is authorized Review sale-side contracts and record key terms in the Contract Management system Review buy-side (sourcing) contract record data pertaining to OCs internal signature authority policy (Levels of Authority) for accuracy and assist sourcing team to address errors Assist employees in their understanding of the Levels of Authority Policy Track and remediate policy and process violations Assist in maintaining a database for Powers of Attorney and Delegations of Authority Assist in periodic audits to verify that all required contracts are in the Contract Management system and in compliance with corporate policy; ensure timely remediation of failures identified during audit testing Prepare reports, metrics, correspondence and memoranda as identified, needed and required Assist the Global Compliance team in corporate policy development and various other compliance efforts Work with and occasionally take on additional tasks as needed by the Legal department Job Requirements: Education & Experience: Post-secondary paralegal certification/ degree or 10 Years equivalent experience required Bachelors degree - Preferred Project Management - Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: General knowledge of legal terminology and principles. Expertise using contemporary office technology, equipment and applications, including Micosoft 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, etc. Demonstrated ability to utilize technical information to make independent decisions and make recommendations to attorneys and internal customers. Expertise in legal research and analyzing and reviewing legal documents resulting in an error free end product. Demonstrated ability to timely create and execute action plans across multiple projects. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written. Demonstrated ability to provide high level support to various stakeholders across a heavily matrixed organization. Personal Characteristics: High ethics and integrity Exceptional attention to detail required Ability to maintain confidentiality and high ethical standards Exceptional English communication skills both orally and in writing Strong organizational skills and ability to organize and prioritize workload Ability to handle high-stress situations Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others Flexibility to work beyond normal business hours when necessary Ability to communicate effectively with sr. leaders as well as inside and outside counsel. About Owens Corning Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the companys market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2017 sales of $6.4 billion and employs 19,000 people in 37 countries. It has been a Fortune 500-- company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com. A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, well empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.
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