Southern Company Contract Analyst in Birmingham, Alabama

Contract Analyst


The Contract Analyst will be responsible for supporting Southern Power Company Legal department on various contractual and legal matters, including but not limited to, database and file administration & organization, managing non-disclosure agreement tracking & compliance, providing asset acquisition implementation support (e.g., preparing contract notifications and other documentation), legal research, and various other activities as necessary to assist in providing in-house legal services to internal business units of Southern Power. Will work closely with primary client bases of Southern Power’s contract compliance and asset management and trading groups.

Major Job Responsibilities Include

  • Manage overall project documentation

  • Administrator of Sharepoint repository; provide monitoring and sampling of repository

  • Develop and maintain consistent structure for document submittal; create templates/procedures for submittal; nomenclature of documents

  • Ensure all final executed documents are in place; current state – responsible for cleanup/backlog of documents

  • Manage non-disclosure agreement tracking and compliance

  • Prepare post-asset acquisition contract notifications and other documentation

  • Primary point of contact for documents

Candidates with the following preferred experience are encouraged to apply:


  • JD or Minimum of a Paralegal Certification from an ABA accredited program


  • Experience as a Paralegal or attorney in a corporate legal department or law firm

  • Legal research skills, particularly computer-based research, and business writing

  • Strong computer skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High ethical standards, professionalism and courtesy

  • Must work independently and with attorney guidance

  • Successfully manage work priorities and competing deadlines

  • Strong sense of urgency and good follow-through

  • Proactive and willing to take on new tasks

  • Tolerant of and attentive to recurring/routine tasks

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities and other energy customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own or have the rights to 41 facilities operating or under construction in eleven states with more than 11,700 megawatts of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. #LI Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Legal & Compliance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Power

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: SCS2006347