CenturyLink Senior Paralegal - Harrisburg PA or Wake Forest NC in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

The Senior Paralegal provides professional legal and business advice in a manner that facilitates, supports and promotes the objectives, goals, and business of CenturyLink, and that reflects the ethics and standards of the company. This role works on a wide variety of complex regulatory or utility matters.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft, and negotiate various types of agreements under the supervision of attorneys, handling complex regulatory or utility matters.

  • Collaborate and develop relationships with internal business teams and third parties to gather and synthesize information.

  • Advises legal department managers of critical project developments in a timely manner

  • Assigned matters generally have a significant impact on business activities and operations

  • Interacts across all levels of management

  • Uses discretion and independent judgment

  • Manage special project work as assigned.

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree from a 4-year university or equivalent.

  • Paralegal Certificate or equivalent training required.

  • 5 - 7 years of relevant paralegal experience, preferably in a technology environment.

  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

  • Team player, with strong communication, organizational, and drafting skills.

  • Previous contracts database system experience preferred

  • Detail-oriented and able to accommodate tight deadlines.

  • Excellent multi-faceted communication skills. Ability to communicate with multiple audiences.

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent in Law

Alternate Location: US-North Carolina-Wake Forest; US-Pennsylvania-Harrisburg

Requisition # : 209171

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/

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Disclaimer

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