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Paralegal; Benefits, Procurement, M&A

DuPont Wilmington, DE
  • Posted: 20 days ago
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DuPont Legal is seeking a multitalented Paralegal to join its energetic team at our Chestnut Run Plaza site located in Wilmington, DE. If you are interested in a position that will offer the opportunity for development, cross training in various areas, and supporting Legal functions then this is the role for you! DuPont Legal is committed to meeting customer needs and task volume by having a staff in place with the capability to meet demands and the flexibility to adjust assignments and locations if need be.
The Paralegal position is a key role within the Legal function of DuPont Specialty Products USA, LLC serving the Corporate Shared Services team. He/She must be a person of vision, integrity and commitment, as well as substantial ability to multitask within the employment (including benefits), Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) and Procurement legal disciplines. Ability to collaborate with business partners is paramount. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and will demonstrate an ability and willingness to work independently and as part of a team.

As a Paralegal, you will:
  • Review and analyze a variety of commercial agreements to meet business and legal requirements, including benefit, data transfer agreements, purchasing agreements, distribution, confidentiality agreements and requests for proposals.
  • Utilize background knowledge and experience in data analysis, contract review, and process improvements within the merger and acquisition project management space.
  • Lead and advise on M&A tasks, employment and procurement large scale projects, and work on purchasing contracts and supply agreements
  • Conduct legal research, draft legal memoranda and analyze statutes and case law and identify relevant legal authority.
  • Support cross-functionally within the assigned business unit by offering support to HR counsel
  • Extensive experience with HR Benefits and Labor Agreements
  • Conduct interviews and investigations regarding claims and HR violations
  • Draft and review Benefit plan documents
  • Support domestic and international merger, acquisition, corporate governance and divestiture matters
  • Support lawyers in litigation matters re- employee Benefit plans
  • Coordinate with HR and procurement professionals
  • Serve as a subject matter expert by leaning on knowledge and experience regarding Privacy law


Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED or equivalent AND a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience is required, OR
  • An advanced degree in a related discipline AND a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience is required
  • Additional credentials of preference include: Juris Doctorate (JD), MBA, Master's degree, or Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • A minimum of 4 years' procurement experience is required
  • A minimum of 4 years' experience with HR Benefits and Labor Agreements is required
  • Experience reviewing and analyzing a variety of commercial agreements to meet business and legal requirements, including benefit, data transfer agreements, purchasing agreements, distribution, confidentiality agreements and requests for proposals is required
  • Experience conducting legal research, drafting legal memoranda(s) and analyzing statutes and case law and identifying relevant legal authority is required
  • Drafting and reviewing benefit plan documents is required
  • Ability and track record of coordinating with HR and procurement professionals
  • Familiar with conducting interviews and investigations regarding claims and HR violations
  • Experience supporting domestic and international merger, acquisition, corporate governance and divestiture matters
  • Experience providing support to lawyers in litigation matters, and re-employee benefit plans
  • Knowledge and experience regarding Privacy law
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly is required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills
  • This role is located in Wilmington, DE and may require less than 5% of travel
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States; No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position

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Wilmington, DE
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