Paralegal in MVW AP Regional Office at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

JOB SUMMARY

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (MVW) is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental, and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services.  The company has more than 100 resorts and nearly 650,000 Owners and Members in a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands.  It also includes exchange networks and membership programs comprised of nearly 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations and nearly two million members, as well as management of more than 200 other resorts and lodging properties.  The MVW Law Department provides legal support and legal services to all aspects of the company's business.

The paralegal in this position will be a member of the Law Department in the company’s Asia Pacific vacation ownership regional office. This position assists attorneys and others with a variety of legal and administrative functions. This position typically works under moderate supervision of an attorney.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Assists attorneys in preparing, reviewing and editing legal documents, contracts and memoranda.
  • Perform legal research in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Compile information and assist with preparation of documents for timely registrations and regulatory submittals, amendments and renewals, and maintain organized, detailed and accurate records of same.
  • Assist with the application and maintenance of various business and operation licenses.
  • Liaise with external parties in multiple jurisdictions, including: (a) external counsel; (b) notaries, (c) government offices, (d) translation firms, etc. on legal and administrative matters.
  • Assist with corporate secretarial work, including liaising with directors, corporate agents, company secretaries.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on standard/routine business requests with limited risk.
  • Liaise with and support other MVW departments (in particular: Sales and Marketing, IRM, NOA, Operations and Finance and Accounting) both in MVW Singapore office, and regional sites.
  • Organisation and maintenance of the Law Department’s filing and tracking systems.
  • Ability to utilise own judgement / initiative to determine items for tracking/brought forward for action.
  • Provide general support for all aspects of legal work and other matters or projects with which attorneys may require assistance from time to time.
  • Perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

CANDIDATE PROFILE 

Education and Experience

  • Degree or diploma in law preferred
  • Prior work experience in a law firm or corporate law department with basic corporate and/or transactional experience

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Approaches work with a sense of urgency and purpose
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Attention to detail, sound judgment; strong work ethic and sense of responsibility
  • Computer skills to include advanced word processing; familiarity with other Microsoft applications (e.g., Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel); basic familiarity with legal research technology (e.g., Lexis, Westlaw, etc.)