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Law Clerk (6469-292)
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Job Description

IFF's growing Legal department is excited to offer a great new opportunity on its team for Law Clerk based at IFF headquarters in New York City.

Responsibilities include:

* Drafting and negotiating contracts under attorney supervision, such as non-disclosure agreements, memorandums of understanding, statements of work, vendor and customer agreements.
* Managing the contract lifecycle, such as needed revisions, extensions & terminations.
* Managing record keeping for contract-related correspondence and documentation.
* Obtaining and properly disseminating or filing contract-related deliverables such as insurance certificates.
* Coordinating signatures and ensuring final documentation is properly entered into Concord and other contract databases and securely maintained.
* Assisting to continuously improve standard form agreements and internal processes.
* Assisting to develop and deliver training and manage contract compliance.
* Maintaining deadlines on deliverables and communicating on an ongoing basis with business partners and internal clients about relevant matters.
* Updating corporate guidelines, policies and playbooks as requested.
* Drafting corporate documents under attorney supervision such as minutes, resolutions, incumbency certificates and corporate certificates.
* Monitoring new and developing corporate governance trends and best practices.
* Developing and delivering training and risk management initiatives to assist in managing risk (e.g. business training, legal updates, contract compliance etc.).
* Monitoring and responding to subpoenas and requests for information from third parties and regulators.
* Managing the legal hold process for US potential litigation including use of ZApproved (litigation hold software).
* Supporting special projects, as assigned.

Required Experience

Essential Skills and Experience:

* BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
* J.D. (recent graduates interested in gaining corporate law department are encouraged to apply)
* Experience as a paralegal preferred
* Experience working in, and the ability to thrive, in a fast-paced environment.
* Ability to multitask, prioritize competing interests and manage a high volume of requests.
* Responsive to attorneys and business people.
* Must be a team player and able to roll up your sleeves and lend a hand where needed.
* The organizational skills, judgment, and drive needed to balance projects both complex and mundane with multiple stakeholders under tight deadlines.
* Deep drive to remove process barriers, keep projects on time, and doing whatever it takes to complete the task at hand.
* Excellent communicator with great interpersonal and presentation skills.
* Strong MS Outlook, Excel and spreadsheet software, Word, PPT, and Acrobat skills.
* Experience with Serengeti/Legal Tracker, SAP, ZApproved, Ariba or similar tools a plus.

About International Flavors & Fragrances

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) is a creator and manufacturer of flavor and fragrance products used by other manufacturers to impart or improve flavor or fragrance in a variety of consumer products. Fragrance products are sold principally to manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, personal care products, hair care products, deodorants, soaps, detergents, fabric care and air care products. Its flavor products are sold principally to manufacturers of prepared foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, dairy and confectionery products, as well as the food service industry. IFF has 31 manufacturing facilities with the manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. The remaining manufacturing facilities are located in eight other countries. (Source: 10-K)