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Zions Bancorp/ZMSC Job Titles
Enterprise Services
051637 Requisition #

Did you know that Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $70 billion? With local management teams at the helm in 11 western states, Zions is dedicated to making a difference in their local communities. At Zions, we haven’t forgotten who keeps us in business, meaning we’re committed to the success of our customers, and our employees. Here, the possibilities are endless – come for a job, stay for a career.

Zions Bancorporation, dba Amegy Bank, is seeking an experienced Paralegal in our Houston office. As a Zions paralegal, you will be a member of our corporate legal team, reporting directly to our Managing Legal Counsel based in the Amegy Tower in the Galleria area. This role supports a diverse range of legal and operational outcomes, including many issues related to the management of our third-party suppliers.

The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail with the ability to effectively prioritize many tasks and manage projects across multiple disciplines. You will work proactively to build relationships with members of our internal and external legal colleagues, support internal processes, support business requests and contribute to our goal of mitigating legal and operational risk in third-party supplier contracts.

This is what your day will look like:

  • Reviewing, interpreting and summarizing third-party supplier contracts
  • Coordinating and documenting the review and approval of third-party supplier contract language and risk assessments, including drafting contract approval forms
  • Tracking the statuses of third-party supplier contracts throughout various contract and risk review processes
  • Keeping all stakeholders apprised of contract review status
  • Completing risk methodology spreadsheets and data entry in applicable systems
  • Assisting with Corporate Legal’s contract assessments that are presented to the bank’s procurement committee
  • Receiving and responding to direction from attorneys
  • Taking on additional duties as needed for the success of the bank

Successful candidates will have the following credentials:

  • An Associate’s Degree or paralegal certification and extensive experience in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Significant knowledge of and ability to understand commercial contract language
  • Proven ability to complete work and resolve issues with minimal supervision
  • Extensive experience with WORD, Excel, and Outlook is required
  • Familiarity with third-party risk management and use of contracts/risk management programs, such as Ariba and RSA/Archer


To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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