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Contract Specialist



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employed more than 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Job Summary: Avery Dennison is seeking a contract specialist to support the Legal Operations function in the implementation and ongoing governance of the Global Contract Operations Program and Contract Lifecycle Management Platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining a best in class Global Contract Operations Program for the law department.

  • Leveraging best practices for contract lifecycle management, ensuring appropriate controls and documentation are put in place and adhered to

  • Working closely with law department team members, IT business partners, and business stakeholders to understand and refine requirements, objectives, and processes to drive strategic solutions

  • Effectively working autonomously and collaboratively to design and implement both tactical and project related deliverables

  • Completing Ironclad CLM Administrator training for Ironclad platform management if not already attained

  • Leading contract template rationalization and harmonization efforts

  • Establishing and ensuring adherence to a template governance process as well as maintaining the inventory of law department approved templates as well as managing the configuration of those templates, workflows (build & maintain), clauses, reports, and notifications on the Ironclad CLM platform

  • Building and maintaining knowledge of critical upstream/downstream systems and workflows

  • Building for scale by designing holistically, with a focus on flexibility and maintainability

  • Participating and help preparing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) test scripts and revising based on user scenarios

  • Logging UAT test results and tracking issues through resolution

  • Oversight of the Ironclad CLM platform to ensure fully executed contracts are being stored in the CLM platform

  • Managing users and groups and their associated permissions and settings

  • Driving adoption and effective use of the Ironclad CLM platform

  • Development of change management materials including developing and delivering presentations and training

  • Conducting periodic audits to ensure the platform is being used as intended and as a quality assurance control to ensure the accuracy of the metadata

  • Project management of efforts to scale the Ironclad platform’s capabilities and user base

  • Working closely with other functions and vendors to help guide integrations when needed

  • Seeking ways to drive process efficiencies and elevate the law department’s service delivery model

  • Supporting other legal operations initiatives act as a backup when another team member is out of office or needs support


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; LLB degree from reputed university of India.

  • 3-5 years working in a Corporate Law Department

  • 3 years experience with CLM/legal technology solutions

  • Technical experience in any of the following roles:, system administration/configuration, operations (general or legal), tech operations, solutions management in the legal ecosystem

  • Relentless curiosity to understand the root cause of technical issues and identify remediation steps to prevent recurrences

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to independently manage and prioritize workload and projects

  • Strong team ethic and ability to work cross-functionally

  • Solutions-focused and motivated to unblock the team and stakeholders

  • Strong oral and written communication and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and cultivate outstanding client and colleague relationships

  • Willingness to accept increased responsibilities and meet the demands of the law department in a professional manner, whether working independently or as part of a team; a proactive approach, with the ability to adjust to frequent change

  • Must have experience in handling highly confidential matters

  • Excellent analytical, time-management, organizational and project-management skills as well as strong attention to detail

  • Proficiency in applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Word/Office and Excel; experience with the Google business suite (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets) preferred

Additional Information

We not only embrace change… we drive it. We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks. Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business. We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer:

  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Structured learning and development
  • Mentoring program
  • Competitive total rewards

We look forward to receiving your application.

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Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.

We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.