Legal Operations Associate

Remote San Francisco, CA

The Contracts and Legal Operations team is focused on improving and maintaining the Legal team's internal processes, systems, and technology tools by providing direct support to internal and external Legal stakeholders. As a Legal Operations Associate, you will be responsible for providing support across a diverse range of Legal initiatives, including: vendor/financial management & legal spend (global), vendor procurement and compliance, insurance management, IP portfolio management, contract negotiation and management (global), legal knowledge management, resolving cross-functional issues related to legal operations, increasing overall operational effectiveness by implementing new technologies and policies, and managing special/ad-hoc legal-related projects.

What’s in it for you?

Opportunity To Grow Your Career, and learn a LOT

There are plenty of jobs in the rapidly-growing legal operations field. The question is whether any of them will help you grow in your career? Will you be challenged by teammates to achieve your potential? Will you be exposed to a diverse range of projects to own and drive? Or are they roles that will ask you to do more of what you've already mastered? At Fictiv, you'll be surrounded by supportive teammates who will push you to be your best through their curiosity and passion, while helping drive critical innovation, both at Fictiv and for our customers.

Impact in this Role

As Fictiv’s first Legal Operations Associate, you will have an opportunity to make a dramatic impact in the following areas: strategic planning, financial management (both internal operating budget and outside counsel budget), vendor management and compliance, internal resource management, technology management, process creation and improvement, knowledge management, and metrics and analytics.

You will report to the Legal Operations Manager.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Provide administrative support to the Legal team, including contract filing, document management, Operations and InfoSec compliance management, and assisting with the company's foreign subsidiary formation and management.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes, share best practices, and improve efficiency with the Legal team’s organizational structure, systems, technologies and controls.
  • Partner with internal and external business partners to manage Legal team initiatives, and assist with the implementation and operation of Legal Department tools, including status reports and task tracking.
  • Work directly with stakeholders (internal and external) and vendors to review, draft, negotiate, and maintain various commercial agreements and records, with a focus on Non-Disclosure Agreements and Vendor Onboarding and Compliance documentation.
  • Conduct research to facilitate development of subject-matter expertise in areas relevant to the legal team work.
  • Support and manage various ad hoc projects within the team as needed.

Desired traits

  • Meticulous, detail-oriented, and have an inclination for documentation
  • Self-starter, manages time efficiently, able to complete work in a timely manner without active supervision
  • Experience in, and a passion for, developing and implementing successful and scalable processes
  • Experience using legal / CRM tools to drive efficiency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment, and on an agile team
  • 2+ years of experience in a legal support function

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