Senior Paralegal & Contract Manager

  • Location:
    Houston, United States
  • Employment type:
    Permanent

Job Title: Senior Paralegal & Contract Manager

About Us
HMH is a premier drilling solutions provider, delivering a broad portfolio of products and services that are designed to be the safest and most efficient in the industry.

Although the HMH name is new, we have been manufacturing industry-leading equipment for more than 125 years. Building on the legacy of our historical brands, and with an eye towards innovation, HMH has created one of the drilling industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of products, systems, and services for onshore and offshore drilling, subsea and onshore mining, and construction applications.

Join our leading Legal Team
Our Legal Team takes responsibility for managing HMH legal entities, reviewing and negotiating customer and supplier contracts and agreements for global mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic investments. We provide support across all product companies, collaborating closely with all legal teams. We partner with the business to provide advice, guidance, and action to ensure the success of the future of our business.

Partner with the best
The Pressure Control Systems (PCS) business line is growing, and we are looking for a senior and experienced Senior Paralegal to join our team! The successful candidate should be a self-starter and comfortable acting with minimal supervision in an unstructured and fast-paced environment. You will approach challenges with creative solutions and demand excellence.  As a critical member of the PCS Legal & Compliance team, the Senior Paralegal will help the attorney(s) manage many of the day-to-day tasks required of a successful, effective, and efficient legal department.

Job Responsibilities

  • Draft corporate resolutions and generally managing the corporate secretarial needs of the company
  • Manage external counsel invoicing
  • Manage insurance renewal process, invoicing, liaise with insurance brokers
  • Support filing needs and duties for a public company
  • Develop and maintaining filing system
  • Assist with negotiating and drafting various commercial customer and supplier agreements
  • Word processing and filing
  • Perform legal research as needed and assist with compliance and KYC needs
  • Notify attorneys of pressing docket issues, prepare files, investigate, compile and organize records, and prepare documents for legal counsel review
  • Manage risk approvals for customer contracts and obtain/track proper approvals
  • Help to develop proposals which may include compiling and submitting required tender documentation
  • Manage certain tasks within the Compliance function
  • Draft and revise agreements

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience supporting in-house corporate and/or M&A lawyers as a paralegal or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certification a plus
  • Experience with filing requirements of US publicly traded company a plus

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to provide creative and compliant solutions while managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to perform effectively in a non-hierarchical, team environment
  • Solutions-driven

Location
Houston, TX