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Senior Manager, Legal Technology/ CLM

Employer
PWC 1
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.

PwC is the world's premier professional services firm and part of the largest legal network in the world, with over 3,700 legal professionals in over 95 countries around the world. In the UK, our legal practice is fully integrated into the PwC partnership and our vision is to harness the expertise of the firm to provide end-to-end, technology-enabled services to meet our clients' needs.Our New Law services department is one of the most highly regarded and fastest growing practice areas within the network. We have a multi-disciplinary team across multiple regions including London, Birmingham, Leeds and Belfast that is dedicated to providing an exceptional high standard of service to our clients. The NewLaw commercial law team provides in-depth knowledge and expertise across all aspects of commercial law and a wide range of projects, bringing scale and capability through its access to the PwC network and key PwC service delivery centres across Northern Ireland, Tampa, India and Poland. The 5 key offerings of the team are General Commercial Contracts (including Legal Technology and Legal Technology and Managed Legal Services), Contract Optimisation, Contract Review and Remediation, Outsourcing transactions and Technology agreements.Our clients include numerous household names, MNCs and listed groups as well as privately owned companies across a range of sectors. The work we undertake is often high profile and cross-border in nature and can involve other legal teams in the PwC international network. Our teams often work with Consulting, Deals, Tax and other professionals from within PwC to deliver a comprehensive and integrated service to our clients.

Sr. Manager
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical and functional aspects of Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) tools.
  • Well versed with Apttus (Conga) / Icertis CLM (Preferably certified)
  • Ability to lead functional aspects of large CLM implementations
  • Ability to manage the project management aspect of large CLM implementations
  • Lead the end to end proposal response mechanism right from responding to RFIs and RFPs to preparation and presentation of final decks and corresponding demonstrations.
  • Be involved in the sales efforts to search and rope in prospective clients followed by coordination for preparation of tailored demonstrations/ proof of concepts and submission of proposals
  • Very well versed with Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Power Point, Projects, Visio)
  • Manage project and overall team economics
  • Ability to familiarise oneself with the inner workings of the PwC systems and processes (JBR, EL review & execution etc.)
  • Reviewing, assessing, and drafting IT, outsourcing and general commercial agreements;
  • Advice on IT, e-commerce, outsourcing and general commercial laws;
  • Supporting clients in the negotiation of a range of transactions and developing/maintaining contract negotiation playbooks for clients;
  • Supporting clients to leverage technology enabled workflows to support contract preparation, negotiation and execution;
  • Business development, including over time building a network of referrers within PwC as well as developing direct client relationships; and
  • Some commercial contracts support due diligence work.

Essential skills/Requirements:
  • Excellent academic background;
  • Experience of advising on commercial contracts with strong contract drafting and analytical skills;
  • 7 years' experience;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to use initiative and a willingness to embrace innovation and continuous improvement;
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team as and when required; and
  • Ability to harness new technology to deliver better services, faster.

The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate the following:
  • excellent communication skills and a positive "can do" attitude - ability to achieve goals through teamwork, direct and indirect influence and collaboration;
  • good technical legal skills;
  • a keen ability to learn in a fast moving, innovative and technology enabled environment and a desire to be part of the movement to modernise the in-house delivery of legal services and advance the New Law Services practice.

Knowledge of or previous experience in the Legal Technology and Legal Technology and Managed Legal Services industry or of working as an in-house legal counsel would be advantageous and looked on favourably, as will previous experience of working with LegalTech. The successful candidate will be working with lawyers across the other UK offices and will be occasionally required to travel between the offices.

Alliance Partnerships:
  • Negotiate, implement, and manage partnerships with core legal technology providers to drive significant incremental revenue.
  • Build a business case to support and design the structure of partnerships.

Day-to-day:
  • Navigate partner organizations to identify champions and build scalable operational processes.
  • Work closely with key executive stakeholders to develop a business case and strategic rationale for the partnerships.
  • Must thrive in working with multidisciplinary teams, including but not limited to product, technology, legal, sales, and marketing.
  • Ability to negotiate complex commercial agreements.
  • Clear written and verbal communication - including presenting to executives - is essential.
  • Must be able to lead teams that do not report to you.
  • Excited to challenge, be challenged, and work as a team to run with the best idea.
  • Understanding of traditional financial market infrastructures.
  • Must have a bias for action and a strong ability to execute.
  • This role will begin as an individual contributor.

Requirements:
  • Education: Undergraduate degree required. Advanced degree preferred - MBA, JD, or Masters in another relevant field.
  • Professional:
  • 10-14 years of experience in partnerships, management consulting, corporate development, strategic investing, strategic sales, channel partnerships, or product management.
  • Background in legal and financial services.
  • Experience negotiating, implementing, and/or managing profitable partnerships.
  • International experience is a plus.
  • Limited travel expected.

Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

The Deal
We want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have 'The Deal'.

Find out more about our firmwide Employee Value Proposition: https://www.pwc.co.uk/careers/about-us/the-new-deal.html

Diversity
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

www.pwc.com/uk/diversity
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