Senior Legal Director

Recruiter
Williams Lea Tag
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Legal Director
Competitive Salary
London - Fulltime
Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30

Williams Lea Tag seeks a Senior Legal Director to join our team!

Are you self-motivated with a “can do” attitude? Would you be able to provide comprehensive and proactive legal support to all Williams Lea Group businesses in the UK/EMEA Region? Would you be able to take responsibility for the legal requirements of the business sector and provide the required legal support?

How would you like to work for a global business process outsourcing (BPO) organisation with a client base of blue chip FTSE100 and Fortune 500 companies within the Public Sector, Financial Services, Legal, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Energy industry sectors?

Sound good so far? Then this is the perfect position for you and you are just the individual that we are looking for!

The Job:
The role of Senior Legal Director is a key position in Williams Lea. This role requires maintaining a strong relationship with key members of the business management team and key business stakeholders to meet business needs. Also requires providing legal updates and training on recent legal developments. One will have to assist the General Counsel with occasional attendance at Project Review Board Meetings, Bid Committee meetings, Steering Group meetings and assisting with other board level queries also providing assistance for any strategic issues relating to the business and the legal team. The person identify potential areas of risk and liability and advise on strategy for avoidance, minimisation and/or mitigation, as well as escalating any material issues within the business and legal department where required.

The Fit:
To be a successful fit in this role one has to be a natural leader, inspiring and motivating teams through personal style and should confidently provide coaching, mentoring, and feedback and act as a role model to team members. Should have an adaptable approach to work with diverse teams and act as a change advocate by delegating appropriately and effectively. The ideal candidate should be a good communicator who can express ideas and expectations clearly and confidently.

The Experience:
We are looking for someone who has been working as Solicitor with a minimum of 7 years post qualified experience and preferably an in-house lawyer for at least 5 years. Should have experience in negotiating and drafting IT Services and software Agreements, prioritizing effectively under pressure and should be adaptable and self-aware.

The Package:
In return the Senior Legal Director will receive a competitive salary and benefits which includes Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance/Life Assurance, Company Pension, Corporate Eye Care, Personal Accident and Company Sick Pay. Additional benefits such as Dental Insurance, Childcare Vouchers, Gym Membership, Charity Donations, Employee Offers, Retail Vouchers and Season Ticket Loan are offered at a discount on a salary sacrifice basis. You will also have the opportunity to work for a global employer and dedicated to offering each and every employee an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career with future career development prospects.

Williams Lea Tag positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note: Due to the high volume of responses received for this role we will not be able to contact all applicants directly. If you have not heard from us in four weeks please consider your application unsuccessful

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