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Avery Dennison Contract Administrator in Glendale, California

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Provide commercial-related contract preparation and administration, financial forecasting, monitor spend and support law department initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide contract administration: maintain contract review database, train employees in contract review process, identify contract review process improvements, develop user guidelines, and draft agreement templates.

  • Review, revise and draft a variety of commercial contracts, including manufacturing, sales, non-disclosure, consulting, license, service, procurement, distribution, real estate and software/license/maintenance agreements under supervision and direction of law department attorneys.

  • Assist on M&A and venture capital related matters, including preparation of closing binders, reviewing and revising non-disclosure agreements, form agreements and other transaction related documentation under supervision and direction of law department attorneys

  • Effectively and efficiently respond to a variety of law department service requests as point of contact between businesses and the law department.

  • Perform legal research as needed.

  • Interact with outside counsel.

  • Participate on law department and business teams in support of Company goals and objectives.

  • Conduct budget build exercises, forecasting and accruals, develop metrics related to the financial spend of the assigned business units.

  • Prepare reports, provide metrics and issue periodic reports to the global law team.

  • Other duties as assigned to support the law department.


  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience as a commercial paralegal, or in corporate contract administration or procurement; experience with a variety of agreements, and in a global company (especially experience with mergers and acquisitions), a plus.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; 4-year paralegal degree/certification from an ABA accredited program (or J.D. preferred).

  • Strong oral and written communication and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster excellent client relationships.

  • Willingness to accept increased responsibilities and meet the demands of the law department in a professional manner, whether working independently or as part of a team; a proactive approach, with the ability to adjust to frequent change.

  • Must have experience in handling highly confidential matters.

  • Proficiency in applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Word/Office,, Excel, Google software (GMail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets) and function specific software.

  • Excellent analytical, time-management, interpersonal and project management skills.

  • Accurate typing, spelling and grammar skills required.

  • Ability to prioritize and complete projects and assignments, exercise independent judgment, initiative, attention to detail and tact.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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