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Ariba Specialist in Tempe at Elevate

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Job Description

Help us shape the future.  Elevate Services is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help.  If you are a client-focused professional who wants your creative and innovative ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

The Ariba Specialist position involves working closely with in-house legal and finance teams to provide various types of contracts related support. You will be responsible for providing contract administration and managing contract workflow.

You Might be the Right Person If you...

  • Want to be part of a rapidly growing company in the emerging alternative legal services industry.
  • Like working in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline driven environment on a variety of matters for different clients. 
  • Think legal services should embrace business models and processes to create greater efficiency with measurable, cost-effective results.
  • Like working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries.
  • Embrace the use of technology tools to facilitate your work.
  • Are knowledge focused and understand that each task is an opportunity to capture and reuse information.
  • Work well independently as well as with teams.
  • Are willing to pitch in and help others when needed, even if these activities are outside the scope of your job role.
  • Interested in understanding our customers’ business, products, and services to become a full extension of their legal departments and provide value-added work product.

Specifically You Will...

  • Provide substantive transactional support to facilitate creation, and workflow management of contracts using Ariba and other tools
  • Review incoming contract requests, and coordinate with the contracting parties to enable negotiations, approvals, and signatures
  • Escalate unresolved issues to designated contact points and stakeholders
  • Upload agreements into a contract management system and prepare reports 
  • Ensure appropriate tracking of contracts
  • Use summary data and other information from signed agreements to improve playbooks, tools, and templates

Essential experience and skills:

  • 2+ years of contracts administration, contracts management, commercial/business paralegal experience in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with contracting process tools and infrastructure, workflow management, and metrics.
  • Excellent track record in previous client support/customer service engagements

Technical skills:

  • Experienced in Ariba contract management software. Experience with other contract management software is a plus. 
  • Experienced in Microsoft Products like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (preferred but not required: previous experience with SharePoint as a document management tool)


  • B.A., LLB or B.S. from accredited university

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

At Elevate we live our core values:

We deliver - We are careful about the comments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.

We innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask ourselves and each other how can we improve.

We care - We listen to our customers' needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

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