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Senior Administrator, Contracts and Agreements

Rate TBD
Location Ottawa, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Administration, Writing/Translation, Sales & Marketing Logistics, Translation: French, Translation: English, Communication, Sage Accounting
Duration contract ongoing
Education required High school graduate
Years of experience more than 5
Area of Specialization Business
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Ottawa ON
Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Partnerships who is also Corporate-Secretary, the Senior Administrator, Contracts and Agreements provides advice to colleagues and negotiates and prepares agreements for execution. This enables our services, sales, non-disclosure arrangements, procurement, partnerships, and technology licensing. Fully fluent in written and spoken English and French with excellent attention to detail, the successful candidate will have demonstrated astute communication, time management and interpersonal skills.

Specific Accountabilities

- Reviews and provides feedback on draft agreements from suppliers and partners to inform negotiations and assist in agreement finalization, e.g., advising on liabilities, inconsistency in terms, etc. Actively participates in procurement and public tenders.
- Drafts agreements for approval by the corporate Secretary, Treasurer and President, in line with established our principles and seeks input from external legal counsel, our management, institutional research offices.
- Educates and reminds employees on agreement terms specific to their area of work.
- Participates in the planning, preparation of templates and new business processes
- Prepares and communicates summaries of agreement obligations and liabilities.
- Monitors compliance with agreement terms and government regulations and identifies issues for resolution.
- Stays current with norms and practices typical of the academic and industrial research ecosystem.
- Provides guidance on Canada and USA export controls.

Technical Requirements

- Post-secondary degree desirable; certificate or diploma in a related field an asset.
- Knowledge and experience in micro-nanotechnologies desirable.
- Work experience in areas of trade compliance, including an emphasis on import and export compliance and other government agency controls.
- Minimum 5 years of directly related work experience.

Applicants must currently be able to work in Canada.

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-June 12, 2020

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