Contracts Manager / Paralegal

Join a transformative energy company as a Contracts Manager / Paralegal in the US. Be part of a growing team shaping the future of renewable energy.

Form Energy
Form Energy
Weirton, WV / Eighty Four, PA, United States  UTC-05:00   Hybrid   Full Time   251-500   19 days ago

About Form Energy

Company Overview

Form Energy, Inc.

Somerville, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Energy & Utilities

Development and commercialization of multi-day energy storage systems

Manufacturing and deploying iron-air battery systems

Locations & Geography

Operations and facilities across Massachusetts, California, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, USA 🇺🇸

Company Culture

Humanity, excellence, creativity; transforming the electric grid for a sustainable future

Innovative, mission-driven, and team-oriented

Encourages personal growth and career development

Activities & Projects

Iron-air battery systems capable of storing electricity for 100 hours

Development of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage technologies

Advancing sustainable and reliable energy solutions with low environmental impact

Contact Information

Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description

As Form Energy transforms the grid, we are looking for a Contract Manager or Paralegal to help to scale the impact of the legal department and to support key business functions across the company. This person will play an essential role in the legal department, managing various legal agreements (including terms and conditions, NDAs, supply agreements, service agreements and other standard agreements), assist with review, redlining, negotiation and execution of agreements and terms and conditions, collaboration with legal team and internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with company policies, assist with operationalizing and refining workflows within the legal department, and contributing significantly to the Legal team's level of client service and valued partnership with the business.

We are looking for a highly organized, detail-oriented, and collaborative person who thrives in a fast-moving environment and gets excited about developing processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

This opportunity is based out of Form Energy's Weirton, WV or Eighty Four, PA facility. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do

  • Review, prepare and negotiate various template agreements across different departments (including Business Development, Supply Chain, IP).
  • Develop, implement and maintain efficient and effective systems for managing information, projects and workflows to ensure accurate and timely responses.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining various templates to ensure the business can transact quickly and efficiently.
  • Manage and maintain internal repositories of agreements and be the first line of defense in helping clients interpret contractual obligations.
  • Support contract finalization and execution, while coordinating cross-functionally relating to internal approvals.
  • Manage relationships with outside counsel, including monitoring correspondence, onboarding new counsel, and reviewing invoices.
  • Monitor, update, and help develop strategic and tactical goals in order to meet organizational goals.

What you'll bring

  • 4+ years experience as a paralegal contracts manager or similar position (in-house experience or energy background strongly preferred)
  • BA or BS Degree from an undergraduate institution
  • Experience with a wide array of legal documents and contractual agreements, including NDAs, consulting agreements, and other commercial contracts
  • Familiarity with patents and other intellectual property documentation
  • High level of professionalism and motivation, and ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing startup environment
  • Ability to take initiative to identify and complete tasks with little or no supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and be adaptable with rapidly changing priorities
  • Demonstrated capacity and passion for organization and efficiency
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills

Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 29, 2024


Weirton, WV / Eighty Four, PA, United States

4+ years


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