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Contracts Manager

Company: Impossible Foods
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Impossible Foods was founded to transform the global food system and reduce the impact of climate change by making the world's most delicious, nutritious, and sustainable meat, fish, and dairy - from plants. We're building a rockstar team of brilliant, collaborative, mission-driven individuals who take pride in using their diverse skills to contribute to saving our planet. - Want to join the movement? You can help us solve the most urgent, important challenge facing the world today (and have fun doing it). We are looking for a Contracts Manager to join our Global Commercial and Employment Legal group. The ideal candidate has experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts. This role will be the initial contact for our cross-functional business partners in helping them understand what we do and why we do it. As such, you will guide, mentor, and lead our business team members to ensure they have a positive experience interacting with our legal group. To be successful in this role, you must partner closely with our internal business team members, work efficiently through large volumes of agreements, and be proactive in developing and memorializing our processes and systems to support the business in scaling globally. You Will

  • Assess requests for agreements and review, draft, and negotiate a high-volume of commercial agreements, amendments, renewals, and terminations, including NDAs, consulting services agreements, technology agreements, human resources agreements, and IT agreements.
  • Monitor the commercial legal email inbox and other intracompany communications platforms, fielding questions and providing mentorship to business partners on processes and workflows.
  • Lead in the development of trainings for business partners on legal processes and new initiatives.
  • Review and audit workflows to ensure our contract system's reporting is valid and help identify areas needing improvement.
  • Proactively develop and employ innovative solutions to challenging legal and operational issues to empower and enable the business to scale globally, while mitigating risk exposure to the organization and maintaining compliance with company directives.
  • Work with members of the Global Commercial and Employment Legal team to develop and improve applicable forms, templates, processes, and procedures.You Have
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (A paralegal certificate and MBA or JD is preferred). -
    • Minimum 5 years experience with a broad range of commercial agreements as a transactional paralegal or contracts manager in-house or at a law firm. -
    • Team-oriented, organized, and "business-first" perspective that thrives in a fast-paced work environment. -
    • Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills. -
    • Experience working with contract management systems and/or workflow systems, with a preference for operational support of these systems. -
    • Sophisticated knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat. -
    • Familiarity with Google G-Suite, DocuSign, and Ironclad is helpful. -
    • An understanding of California law. Impossible Foods Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other trait protected by law. - Impossible Foods offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment or interview process, please contact us by sending an email to or call 855-877-6365. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email inbox will not be accepted. If the ability to work remotely is indicated, this role can be performed from any US state except for Alaska, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

Keywords: Impossible Foods, Redwood City , Contracts Manager, Executive , Redwood City, California

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