28 days old

Contract Administration Specialist - Legal

Crown Castle
Canonsburg, PA 15317
  • Job Code
    CONTR05215

Company Overview


Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the worlds most revolutionary technologies. As the largest shared infrastructure provider in the United States, Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers, 80,000 small cells and over 80,000 route miles of fiber across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is a NYSE S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $105 billion.


Position Title: Contract Administration Specialist - Legal (5E)


Position Summary


The Contract Administration Specialist Legal serves as an expert in reviewing, interpreting, abstracting, and validating commercial deal points of new and existing contracts, to ensure Crown Castle legal standards are met.



Essential Job Functions


  • Ensures that all commercial contracts submitted to the legal department for review are processed within target timeframe.

  • Reviews and compares approved contracts against customer-signed documents; ensuring accurate and consistent data exists.

  • Abstracts contracts into company databases utilizing established procedures. Partners with internal stakeholders to enhance abstraction quality and relevance.

  • Assists with execution of finalized contract documents.

  • Manages complex contract issues. Supervises and/or assists with the resolution of contractual issues, including interpreting contract language and providing recommendations to internal business partners.

  • Assists the Legal Department in special contract management and review projects.

  • Works closely with cross-functional partners to identify areas for process improvements to increase efficiency and quality of documents, abstractions, tools, and reports.

  • Interfaces with various teams including Contract Development, Contract Management, Sales, Billing, Operations, Client Services, and Business Information Systems to support the abstraction and management of contract terms and associated relationships to governing documents and processes.

  • Meets production and quality assurance goals.

  • Develops and maintains successful business relationships with internal/external customers.

  • Responds in a timely and professional manner to inquiries.

  • Provides excellent customer service throughout all activities.

  • Demonstrates the flexibility needed to adjust to changes in the work environment as well as being a contributing team member.


Education/Certifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in Business, Finance, or related field preferred

  • Paralegal certification or bar licensure preferred


Experience/Minimum Requirements


  • Five (5) or more years of experience in contract management (legal expertise in telecommunications is preferred)

  • Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of contractual language and nature of compliance obligations


Other Skills/Abilities


  • Time management: ability to manage many simultaneous tasks and demands and prioritize tasks appropriately

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Contract Law and Interpretation

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Project/Time Management skills

  • Resourceful, creative and results oriented thinker

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft CRM / J.D. Edwards/other systems

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, etc.)


Organizational Relationship



Reports to: Manager, Contracts



Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A



Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.



Additional Information: N/A

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-05
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