We’re looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.
Assist senior leadership of the Legal Division in developing, documenting and implementing contractual protections, processes and policies to effect compliance with the evolving legal and regulatory environment in respect of the vendor arrangements.
Coordinate and review outsourcing processes.
Working closely with internal business clients and Legal and Compliance colleagues in identifying, assessing, advising on various regulatory questions and inquiries.
Working with Legal and Compliance colleagues regarding the structuring, negotiation and execution of complex transactions.
Provide general legal and contract related advice.
Draft, review and coordinate internal services agreements.
Instructing / working with / manage external counsel and consultants.
Review and maintain library of contract templates and manage shared document library, including updating templates and related source documents.
Uphold the firm’s principles, business controls, ethics, policies and procedures, and professional standards
Strong knowledge of technology, outsourcing and intellectual property laws and regulations.
Demonstrable commercial transactional or contractual experience (minimum of 3-5 years’ post qualification experience) gained in private practice with a top tier law firm and/or financial institution.
Significant experience in reviewing, advising and negotiating technology and strategic sourcing contracts, information security, data protection and privacy, services and outsourcing arrangements, preferably on a regional basis with exposure to both common law and civil law jurisdictions in the APAC region; added experience in Chinese contracts would be a strong advantage.
Excellent organizational, drafting and communication skills: demonstrated commitment to excellence and project management skills to manage a host of initiatives related to technology, strategic sourcing and vendor management arrangements and multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously.
Team player with sound commercial and legal judgment, and strong analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to build and maintain strong relationships with relevant business groups within the firm; ability to work on a team of diverse individuals; ability to work collaboratively and willingness to be part of a Legal team that is dispersed geographically.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Comfortable engaging with senior executives across a host of disciplines and businesses.
Highly motivated and proactive; ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment; takes ownership of projects and has a strong work ethic.
Ability to take firm positions to protect the firm’s interests; keen business acumen.