Skip to main content

VP of Contracts - 66104BR

Primary Location: Chicago, IL
Additional Locations: IL-Chicago
bswift is currently seeking a Vice President of Contracts to partner with internal team members in reviewing, drafting and negotiating agreements, statement of work and amendments. bswift offers software and services that streamline benefits, HR and payroll administration for employers and public and private exchanges nationwide. bswift’s state-of-the-art cloud-based technology and outsourcing solutions significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life easier for administrators and millions of consumers who enroll in benefits with bswift.

Fundamental Components:
•Supporting provider contracting activities; drafting, negotiating and reviewing client, vendor and partner agreements, statements of work and amendments, tracking status of agreements from initial draft to execution.
•Providing legal, public policy, and as appropriate, business counseling with respect to new and existing business activities
•Assisting in obtaining legal/regulatory authorization to carry on the new and existing business activities of the Company
•Analyze contract terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and corporate policies; advise Sales, Client Service staff and bswift leadership on legal contractual matters.
•Provide contractual guidance to business team members ensuring compliance with agreements and corporate policies.
•Manage and direct outside counsel on an efficient and cost-effective basis.
•Monitor the contract renewal process by maintaining a database of contracts, renewal dates and status.
•Prepare legal memoranda and research legal issues.
•Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues.
•Other duties as assigned.

Background Experience:
•The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD. Must hold a license to practice law from any United States state.
•3+ years of transactional/contract law experience (including drafting, reviewing and negotiating), preferably in a corporate, in-house legal setting.
•Excellent communication, negotiation and writing skills.
•Experience and knowledge in risk management and evaluation.
•Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with rapid response time.
•Professional demeanor and team player

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


Click To Review Our Benefits (PDF)


Jobs for you

Recently Viewed Jobs

You do not have any recently viewed jobs

Your Saved Jobs

You do not have any saved jobs

Sign up for Job Alerts

Join our Talent Community

At Aetna, we are pioneering a total approach to health and wellness and we need talented candidates like you to join our team. Become a member of our talent community to be the first to know about career initiatives that match your skills and interests as they become available, in addition to details on upcoming events, networking opportunities, and news about Aetna.

Join Our Talent Community

Sign up to receive information about job openings that are tailored to your skills and interests. Plus, get the latest career news from Aetna.