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CenturyLink Attorney - Commercial Contracts in DENVER, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

The in-house corporate counsel, transactional attorney interested in joining a collegial team of lawyers that together support the sales and product development activity of one of its business units focused on communications, high speed internet services, cloud infrastructure, IT outsourcing, managed IT infrastructure and related technology services. CenturyLink offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will possess a willingness to learn and understand internal business, operational, financial and technical matters to provide sound legal advice and risk analysis, while simultaneously assisting business clients in achieving their commercial objectives.

The attorney will support CenturyLink by conducting contract negotiations; drafting agreements and contract templates; developing and implementing new contract structures to support new product/technology development efforts; clearly and concisely identifying and explaining the ramifications of contractual terms to the business decision makers and third-parties during contract negotiations; providing ongoing management and maintenance of contracts, including providing contract summaries and interpretations to sales teams and executive management; and investigating, negotiating and resolving contract disputes.

Qualifications

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school.

  • Current license to practice law in state where attorney’s office will be located or another state.

  • Excellent writing, drafting and verbal communications skills.

  • Organizational, time-management and prioritization capabilities; able to manage workload independently, efficiently and with minimal supervision.

  • Able to negotiate, prioritize and manage a large volume of contracts and associated issues.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Sound business and legal judgment.

Education

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver

Requisition # : 216816

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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