Building platforms that connect everyone and everything is more than our mission - it’s our inspiration. At Calix we build solutions that connect the world.
However, creating networks of the future require more than breakthrough technologies, it requires the outstanding individuals who make this possible.
Every day we embrace a challenger-mindset and show up with a purpose to inspire our peers and our customers to achieve things that haven’t been done before.
Across our company and work from anywhere culture you’ll find creative colleagues who are clear on their roles and committed to creating value for our customers, our company, and each other.
Calix is looking for an experienced Legal Operations Manager to serve as a key member of our small but mighty legal team.
The Legal Operations Manager will have primary responsibility over all areas of contract lifecycle management and legal operations, including managing our contract management system and related processes and supporting all aspects of contracting.
The role will also include participation in commercial contract review and negotiation under attorney supervision. The position requires a strong foundation in contracts and demonstrated experience in administering an end to end contract management system leveraging technology and automation.
The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication, organizational and drafting skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
As the Legal Operations Manager, you are technologically savvy; able to issue spot and resolve process, technical and general contract issues;
have good business judgment; and can collaborate effectively across functions to drive projects to completion, all while demonstrating a willingness to roll-up your sleeves and pitch in within a dynamic and growing environment.
This role will report to the Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Compliance.
Serve as administrator of our SaaS-based contract management system, including developing and managing workflows, running reports, archiving, importing legacy contracts, training and reviewing content for process improvements
Manage the contract lifecycle, from intake through execution and filing and liaise with business teams on contract-related questions
Administer and maintain key legal records to meet legal and organization needs
Manage and publish contract metrics to support organizational oversight
Maintain and assist in administration of contract templates, policies and processes; help prepare updates as needed
Assist with preparation, proofreading, editing and review of standard legal documents
Able to work well independently and be proactive in driving projects to completion
Assist with developing a contract playbook of non-standard terms and conditions with associated business approvals and recommending process improvement as necessary
Serve as primary contact to address questions related to contract administration and related processes
Other projects and general administrative duties in support of legal function
Skills and Requirements :
5+ years of legal operations experience in-house at a technology company, ideally in a public company
Demonstrated end to end experience building and managing a SaaS-based contract management system
Excellent drafting, organizational and verbal and written communication skills with a high level of professionalism
Meticulous attention to detail with demonstrated maturity and good judgment
Ability to work independently and to prioritize and accommodate time sensitive demands in a fast-paced environment
Proactive, collegial and enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic
Unequivocal commitment to ethics, integrity, confidentiality and discretion
Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional groups with clear ability to understand and support business needs
Extremely technologically savvy with strong proficiency in cloud-based technologies, automation, and office applications such as MS Office 365 Suite, DocuSign and Adobe Acrobat Pro;
experience with Ironclad a plus
Demonstrated ability to leverage technology and become proficient with new systems
A bachelor’s degree is required.