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Aetna VP of Contracts - 66104BR in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 66104BR

Job Description

bswift is currently seeking a Vice President of Contracts to partner with internal team members in reviewing, drafting and negotiating agreements, statement of work and amendments. bswift offers software and services that streamline benefits, HR and payroll administration for employers and public and private exchanges nationwide. bswift s state-of-the-art cloud-based technology and outsourcing solutions significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life easier for administrators and millions of consumers who enroll in benefits with bswift.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

•Supporting provider contracting activities; drafting, negotiating and reviewing client, vendor and partner agreements, statements of work and amendments, tracking status of agreements from initial draft to execution.

•Providing legal, public policy, and as appropriate, business counseling with respect to new and existing business activities

•Assisting in obtaining legal/regulatory authorization to carry on the new and existing business activities of the Company

•Analyze contract terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and corporate policies; advise Sales, Client Service staff and bswift leadership on legal contractual matters.

•Provide contractual guidance to business team members ensuring compliance with agreements and corporate policies.

•Manage and direct outside counsel on an efficient and cost-effective basis.

•Monitor the contract renewal process by maintaining a database of contracts, renewal dates and status.

•Prepare legal memoranda and research legal issues.

•Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues.

•Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

•The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD. Must hold a license to practice law from any United States state.

•3+ years of transactional/contract law experience (including drafting, reviewing and negotiating), preferably in a corporate, in-house legal setting.

•Excellent communication, negotiation and writing skills.

•Experience and knowledge in risk management and evaluation.

•Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with rapid response time.

•Professional demeanor and team player

Benefit Eligibility

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Job Function: Procurement

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.