Legal Operations Manager

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Full Time
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Closing date
9 Nov 2021

Homebound’s mission is to create a better way to build homes, leveraging technology to make homebuilding simpler and more transparent. We’re delivering on that promise in places that have been impacted by natural disasters, and now we’re expanding to help families across the country build the perfect home.

With a better labor model, a more efficient building process, and a delightful homeowner experience, Homebound is transforming the homebuilding market. The Homebound team includes software engineers, product managers, designers, marketers, people operations and legal experts, interior designers and the best construction experts in the world — all of whom have come together to improve homebuilding as a whole.

We are already helping hundreds of homeowners across California, Texas, and The Bahamas, and we are poised to help hundreds more. Join us.

Role Overview:

Our Legal team is growing! We are looking for a nimble and tech-savvy Legal Operations Manager to support our rapidly growing business. In this new role, you will play a key role in building and managing a world-class legal operations function. You will collaborate and coordinate with cross functional business partners to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Legal team. You will also be the primary point of contact for our legal service providers and ensure that we are building and strengthening these critical relationships. You will ultimately be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Legal team and report to our VP of Legal.

What You’ll Do

  • Own and manage Homebound’s legal operations software solutions and processes, including the contract management system (PandaDocs), outside counsel billing process, risk management reporting, and project management
  • Draft, prepare, and templatize legal documents, including NDAs, purchase agreements, sales agreements, and any other documents related to real estate transactions
  • Review and lead in developing key terms in direct or indirect inbound agreements and optimizing contract language, including providing risk assessment and mitigation
  • Maintain Homebound’s legal intranet and corporate records, including minute books, corporate filings, business licenses, signature authority, and other corporate entity needs
  • Assist in the administration of Homebound’s insurance and risk mitigation programs, including the maintenance and renewal of insurance policies
  • Support and manage due diligence, execution, and closing in a variety of corporate transactions including corporate financings, M&A, and strategic partnerships
  • Lead or support additional projects as needed, potentially including the ongoing ownership of longer term programs

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years as a legal operations professional, paralegal, or legal project manager, preferably in an in-house legal department. Notary credentials are a plus
  • Willingness and ability to roll up your sleeves and jump right in to support the team
  • Effective organizational skills and ability to juggle many competing priorities
  • A team player that is detail-oriented and business-friendly with an ability to accommodate tight deadlines in an evolving and fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of contract basics and a desire and willingness to learn
  • Experience in real estate and construction is a plus

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

Homebound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Homebound considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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