Associate Counsel job in Esher at GI Group Main Account

Associate Counsel

Company: GI Group Main Account

Location: Surrey UK

Date Posted:Sep 20, 2017

Associate Corporate CounselMy client is one of the largest global providers of transaction processing solutions and enterprise information management. We integrate knowledge platforms and technology-enabled services, with proven processes and industry expertise to provide an end-to-end delivery model, turning data into outcomes.My client utilises a secure, cloud enabled global delivery model to serve over 3,500 clients, including more than 60% of the Fortune® 100, across more than 50 countries. We provide solutions and services with approximately 23,000 employees at nearly 1,200 onsite client facilities and through approximately 150 delivery centers strategically located throughout the Americas, Europe, and RoleMy client is looking to hire a qualified individual as Corporate Counsel, based at the Head offices just west of London, UK. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join a Global Legal Department. This role would be ideal for a lawyer with circa 7+ years PQE (or has had extensive exposure to a range of commercial BPO and technology projects regardless of PQE) who would like to join a fast-paced and highly collegiate environment, and make a difference providing creative and proactive legal guidance for technology and TPS/EIM deals. Upon earning the trust of the leadership and organisation, the Corporate Counsel/ will be trusted with a great deal of autonomy and responsibility, and the ability to influence all aspects of the business on a regional and global basisReporting to the SVP and General Counsel | ROW, this position is primarily responsible for negotiating and drafting TPS, EIM, license, technology services, app commercialisation, teaming and partner agreements, conducting complex contracts negotiations, and otherwise supporting a broad range of commercial work requirements (sales, procurement, IT, outsourcing) in addition to litigation, employment, compliance and ad-hoc legal issues as they arise. While the primary geographic scope of responsibilities will be the UK and EMEA region, the Corporate Counsel is expected to provide assistance and take charge of matters arising in other areas/lines of business on a global basis.This is not a routine in-house role: this is a unique opportunity to develop technical expertise and commercial acumen whilst building a career in a company that will transform and shape the industries of the future. Key ResponsibilitiesSupport the sales, development, and other organizations on contract negotiation objectives and strategy, general IP strategies and issues and/or dispute resolution with third partiesDraft new and standard contractual terms to be used for company engagements, handling personally complex contract negotiations, ensuring that contractual risks to the business are minimised, with a particular focus on adequate commercial terms and restricted exposure to liabilityWork closely with finance and operations teams to ensure contracts comply with accounting rules, policies, US/UK/other laws and regulations (e.g. FCPA, export compliance) and local lawLiaise with outside counsel where required on region-specific engagements and assist the SVP - GC (ROW) on all legal mattersManage corporate compliance programs, including educating international employeesMaintain the highest standards of organisation and prioritisation in order to meet deadlines while incorporating new matters to a dynamic, evolving and very varied workloadManage the work of external counsel, with an emphasis on cost-control and effective reuse of knowledgeActive involvement in acquisitions, especially in the due diligence phase, as neededQualifications RequiredFluency in French and/or German Must be fully qualified to practice law in England and Wales, with substantial experience drafting and negotiating commercial contractsBroad experience including, preferably, outsourcing, technology license and service agreements, employment, property and data protection law, ideally trained in a medium to large commercial focused law firm or in house departmentExperience negotiating, drafting and advising on high value contracts, including multi-jurisdictional transactionsExcellent written, verbal presentation, interpersonal communication, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skillsMust be driven, engaging, enthusiastic, personable and "hungry" for new challenges View full job description
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