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Sr. Legal Corporate and Contracts Administrator

Company: LanzaJet, Inc.
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

---Company OverviewAre you looking to have a meaningful impact on the world through cutting-edge cleantech on a global scale? Are you a hard-worker that is looking to make history and change an industry? LanzaJet, Inc. is a global company and world leader in clean energy technology committed to decarbonizing the transportation sector. Our goal is to produce over 1 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sustainable diesel fuel through our patented technology and process by 2030. - -LanzaJet was founded in 2020 and is backed by investors Shell, British Airways, Suncor Energy, LanzaTech, and Mitsui. -These investors, as well as supporters All Nippon Airways, Bill Gates's Breakthrough Energy Catalyst Foundation, and Microsoft's Innovation Fund, have set the stage for our accelerated growth. LanzaJet's proprietary sustainable fuels technology has been in development for over 15 years, has been approved for and used in global commercial flights for airlines including Virgin Atlantic and ANA. -We are currently building the world's first commercial-scale ethanol to jet fuel refinery in Georgia - set to begin production at the end of 2023. That refinery will produce 2/3 of the sustainable aviation fuel used in the United States. Additional commercial-scale low-carbon refineries are also being developed across the world in places like Japan, Australia, India, and Europe.Aviation connects the world. And we're working to ensure that connection is sustainable. At LanzaJet, we are a group of innovative and determined people committed to building a more sustainable future, today. Because we believe that Someday is Now. We're growing fast. Join us!Join a fast-growing, innovative company with a global and long-lasting impact by sustainably fueling the future!Sr. Legal Corporate and Contracts AdministratorThe successful candidate will help review, draft, and manage all types of contracts, assist with corporate governance, intellectual property, compliance, and provide administrative and other support to the legal department. -This role will also be responsible for supporting the selection and implementation of a contract lifecycle management program. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.Responsibilities:

With minimal legal supervision, draft, review, and manage contracts and agreements including non-disclosure agreements, service agreements, purchase agreements and other legal documents.Support corporate governance matters, such as shareholder, director and committee -meeting management, corporate regulatory filings and covenant compliance.Review and analyze contracts to ensure compliance with legal requirements and company policies.Work collaboratively with other departments to coordinate and track the contract review and approval process with internal stakeholders, including legal, finance, and business unitsManage and maintain contract records, files, and databases.Assist with the resolution of contract-related disputes and claims.Conduct basic legal research and provide recommendations to the legal team.Stay up to date with changes in relevant laws and regulations.Provide general support to the legal department as needed, including scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars and handling correspondence. -Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as legal studies, business administration, or a related field. A paralegal certificate or diploma program from an accredited institution is desirable.Experience with IP matters is preferred. 5+ years of legal experience working in a legal or corporate environment.Relevant experience may include contract administration, contract management, or similar roles. Experience with corporate governance and compliance.Experience in Microsoft Office and legal research tools. Excellent organizational skills & attention to detail.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Strong understanding of corporate law, legal terminology, and contract drafting principles.Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.Eager to learn, collaborative, self-motivated and self-directed. -Powered by JazzHR

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