Contracts Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Legal
Location
Hayes
Posted
15 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Jan 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a global tech business, with offices in the UK, Europe, US, Middle East, and Asia. This role is based in the Hayes office.

Description

The role of the Contracts Manager will include:

  • Managing the EMEA and APAC legal workload for vendor contracts, acting as a Legal business partner to the International vendor team, and for sales contracts.
  • Structuring, negotiating and drafting vendor, sales and partner contracts and related agreements which can range from standard contracts to bespoke, complex and enterprise transactions.
  • Providing legal sign off to vendor and sales contracts in accordance with our standard policies and procedures.
  • Advising senior executives and other business team members on general legal and contract specific issues and risks, their impact and mitigating actions.
  • Partnering with our US Legal vendor transactions team to ensure we have a consistent global approach in the way we work with our vendors.
  • Attending regular meetings with the vendor and legal stakeholders, providing written progress reports and delivering on process improvement initiatives.

Profile

The successful candidate for this Contracts Manager position will have:

  • Previous in-house experience in tech and/or telecoms industry is beneficial.
  • Good knowledge of and experience in commercial contract law, preferably in the technology sector.
  • Able to build strong relationships with internal client and legal stakeholders and act as a business enabler.
  • Proven project management and negotiation skills in order to deal with the volume, diversity and complexity of the commercial contracts and respond effectively and efficiently in tight time frames.
  • Previous experience working within a global organisation, and experience in Europe and the Asia Pac region would be beneficial.
  • A solid understanding of cross jurisdictional issues that may arise when negotiating global agreements with multinational companies.
  • Flexible approach, willing to accommodate when required.
  • Ability to simplify, problem solve, multitask and work effectively against deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously with independent thinking.
  • Excellent commercial and strategic business judgement.

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