Contract Paralegal

  • Sydney
  • Atturra
Legal Law Clerk / Paralegal Sydney Permanent / Full Time Why is this an exciting opportunity? Atturra is an Australian owned ASX-listed advisory and IT solutions provider, giving you a strong foundation to fulfil your career ambitions.   We currently have 700+ professionals working across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, who are using innovation to lead the way.   This is your chance to make an impact. Come and join our talented and creative team of change makers to redefine the future through technology.   What our people say: “We are working towards a very bright future.” “It's a company with vision and a promising future.”     The transformation you’ll experience      At Atturra you’ll be working on some of the highest profile transformation and technology projects in Australia. The depth, breadth and scope of our projects means you are continually developing your skillset and the value you can deliver. These are projects that are making a real difference in people’s lives, allowing you to build the future, together.     Why you’ll love working here      Culture of possibility At Atturra we embrace innovation within our teams, fostering an environment of possibility and growth. We believe in creating a supportive and welcoming culture, where everyone is encouraged to achieve success through collaboration, hard work and dedication.   A strong set of company values Our culture is reflected by our employees who demonstrate camaraderie, innovation, dedication, respect and excellence in everything they do. These traits have become integral to the way we do business and are the values we strive for.   Valuable employee benefits Employee benefits, recognition, and wellbeing platform Career growth via succession planning, internal promotions, and mentorship opportunities Ongoing investment in professional development through industry certifications and study assistance Mental health support through our Employee Assistance Program Support for family and caring responsibilities, including paid parental leave Employee referral program, with monetary incentives offered   What our people say: “Atturra has a great working environment and management are very supportive of their staff. We celebrate success and have fun while working hard.”   “I really like my team and I like being able to work from home or the office depending on what suits my needs. My work is interesting, and I am constantly learning.”     What you’ll be doing      As a Contract Paralegal, you will play a crucial role in supporting our legal team by providing comprehensive assistance in drafting, reviewing, and managing contracts and legal documents. Your keen eye for detail, organisational skills, and understanding of legal principles will contribute to the smooth and efficient operation of our legal department.   Key responsibilities: Contract Drafting and Review: Collaborate with in-house legal to draft, review, and revise various types of technology consulting contracts, including but not limited to, MSAs, consultancy agreements, SOWs and vendor contracts. Ensure contracts comply with relevant laws, regulations, and internal policies. Identify potential risks and propose necessary changes or amendments to minimise legal exposure. Contract Management: Operate within a contract management system which maintains a centralised database of contracts, tracks key dates, renewals, and amendments. Monitor contract performance and compliance, communicating with relevant stakeholders to ensure contractual obligations are met. Coordinate with various internal stakeholders to facilitate timely contract execution in line with agreed SLAs. Communication and Coordination: Act as a liaison between the legal team and internal departments, external parties, and clients to facilitate the contract negotiation process. Communicate complex legal terms and concepts in a clear and understandable manner to non-legal staff. Administrative Support: Assist in organising and maintaining the internal contract management system, including contract templates and forms. Be an internal champion for the internal contract management system, and assist users in the use and operation of the system. Working Conditions: Permanent full-time (5 days) or part-time (3-4 days) Office based Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane   What will make you successful in this role? Certified Paralegal or relevant professional certification is preferred. At least 3-5 years of proven experience working as a paralegal or in a similar legal support role, with a focus on contract management. Strong understanding of contract law and related legal principles. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly. Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in using a contract management system. Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines.   How to apply      Careers | Atturra   Recruitment Agencies/Headhunters: We got this covered. Our Talent Acquisition team is working on our hiring demands and will reach out should we need extra support. Atturra only accepts referrals from agencies on our official supplier list via Agency Portal. Agencies are required to go through our procurement process, have an approved fee agreement, and be invited to participate in hiring for a job opening by the Atturra Talent Acquisition team. Any profiles or referrals submitted outside of this process will be deemed invalid. We request that you do not contact Atturra employees outside of the Talent Acquisition team for any hiring-related queries. To become an official supplier, send an expression of interest via     Atturra is passionate about playing an active role in addressing the digital skills gap and being an advocate for diversity and Inclusion, and welcomes applications from all irrespective of their gender, LGBTQI identity, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, or age.