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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Seeking for the position of Contracts Officer Representative.
Outstanding professional with many years of experience in several aspects of contract drafting, negotiations, operations, and performance evaluation. Possess strong financial acumen,mastery of procurement procedures,strong  interpretation, detailed oriented, and analytic skills, in commercial agreements. Provide leadership, technical, and managerial support. Articulate Communication skills in English.
Core Qualifications
OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows and Macintosh SOFTWARE: Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint | SharePoint.
Education
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law University Park, PA. Expected in 2014 MASTER'S DEGREE : LAW AND POLICY (LLM) - GPA : LAW AND POLICY (LLM)
University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ. Expected in 2012 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE (MBA) : - GPA :
University of Buea , Central Africa Expected in 2006 BACHELOR'S DEGREE : LAW - GPA : LAW
Experience
Legislative Branch - Legal Advisor
Midland, , 06/2011 - 02/2016
  • Draft from scratch, review, negotiate, and finalized contract, tenders, bids, service orders, purchase order terms and conditions, nondisclosure agreements, vendor agreements, and subcontractor agreements using recommended processes namely, RFI, RFQ, RFT, and RFP respectively.
  • Performed independent procurement/contract risk analysis and ensure contracts reflect consistent and/or applicable company and government procurement policy.
  • Review contractual/legal documents for accuracy, performance risk, and conformance with contract terms, conditions, and other provisions including applicable federal regulations and business team objectives prior to signature / acceptance.
  • Select contractor based on quotes, urgency of the service, quality of previous service provided by potential contractor.
  • Mitigate risk by ensuring that selected contractor indemnified and hold responsible any losses, defaults or major damage that may result from the act of contractor, employees and/ or agents.
  • Protected my employer by including clauses such warranty, indemnification, and an amendments clause in the contract to ensure that the service to be provided, meets conditions under the contract in a timely and workmanlike manner, using knowledge and recommendations commensurate with regulations within the jurisdiction or standards use by other contractors on similar projects.
  • Managed Contracts team consisting of five Contracts Specialists.Directed all pre and post-award Contracts Department support activities.
  • Provided day-to-day guidance to the Contracts Department staff and other cross-functional support areas regarding proposals, contracts and procurement administration, issue resolutions, and overall risk mitigation.
  • Worked with Sr. Management on potential negotiations issues and other problems that could have adverse impact to the company, and recommended policy and procedure changes accordingly.
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Developed and provided operations team and Sr.
  • Management with contractual reports regarding active and expiring contracts.
Davita - Paralegal
Plainfield, IN, 03/2008 - 06/2011
  • Fogam & Associate Law Firm.
  • MD Draft legal documents such as mortgages, sale agreements, trust agreements, real estate closings and other types of contracts.
  • Conduct legal research to assist lawyers in deciding which approach to make on behalf of clients.
  • Researched preceding cases relevant to a case, relevant statutes, court decisions, legal articles and other writing.
  • Researched and analyzed documents, laws, restrictions, deeds, leases, covenants, and determined corrective action or recommended actions, policies, and procedures to facilitate compliance.
  • Negotiation and resolution of legal and business issues encountered in the operation of the business, with an emphasis on a business-focused approach that commensurate with policies, applicable laws, and supports.
  • Prepared legal arguments, opening statements, closing statements and court pleadings or motions under the supervision of attorneys.
  • Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work using QuickBooks.
  • Compiled, prepared, and summarized relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents.
  • Summarized deposition and other transcripts ; maintained case files ; performs simple legal research ; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery) ; indexes, tracks, and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.
  • Prepared exhibit cross-references.
  • Reviewed documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.
  • Respond to client questions, make appointments, and make out-going calls on behalf of the attorney, as requested.
  • Carried out legal research in relation to a case in order to authenticate or validate information.This included locating relevant witnesses for their case, as well as finding relevant background information about the defense or prosecution.
  • Respond to client questions, make appointments, and make out-going calls on behalf of the attorney, as requested.
  • Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work using QuickBooks.
Hogan Lovells - ASSOCIATE
Colorado Springs, CO, 01/2005 - 02/2008
  • NJUNU LAW CHMBERS, BUEA CAMEROON WEST AFRICA Prepared legal guidelines for tenders and reviewed all commercial transactions to ensure that the client's interest is safe guarded.
  • Renegotiated contracts in the event of a change in circumstance such as hardship pursuant to article 6.2.1 to 6.2.3 of the OHADA Law (Organization for the harmonization of business Laws in Africa).
  • Advised my employer to exercise good faith in contracts and business transactions as per article 7.1 of the OHADA Law.
  • Cautioned against inconsistent behavior in business negotiations and operations as stipulated by the OHADA Law.
  • Ensured that all the fundamentals of contracts such as offer, acceptance, consideration and the intent to create legal relationship are fulfilled before a contract is signed.
  • Negotiated and coordinated operations to ensure compliance with, government, regional, and municipal regulatory business policy.
Languages
Native: English Language. Second: French Language
Skills
Mastery of contratcs/ procurement procedure, Local/State regulations, cost analysis, management, Negotiations, strong financial acumen, operations, Legal terminology, concepts and principles.  Strong communication skill; oral and written (Memorandum, administrative notes and directives). Ability to analyze legal/ operation documents for accuracy. Detailed oriented. Team Player. Strong Organizational skill. The ability to perform legal research. The ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule. Strong problem solving skill. Result Oriented Mindset. Culturally diversified. 
Additional Information
  • ORGANIZATIONAL PARTICIPATION
  • 2013 - Present: Alumni, Pennsylvania State University.
  • 2012 - Present: Alumni, University of Phoenix.
  • 2013 - Present: Culture Comittee Chair, BCA-USA.

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School Attended

  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Buea

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  • Legal Advisor
  • Paralegal
  • ASSOCIATE

Degrees

  • MASTER'S DEGREE
  • MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE (MBA)
  • BACHELOR'S DEGREE

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