*Part-time* Legal Coordinator + Contracts Manager

Location
England, Surrey, Camberley
Salary
Up to £45000 per annum + PRO RATED TO PART TIME (22hrs p/w)
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
24 May 2021
Ref
JN -042021-2565834
Contact
Nellie Russell
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is looking for a legal coordinator, ideally with some in-house experience in a fast-paced environment.

You will have experience in offering pragmatic advice, delivering straightforward solutions to a variety of legal challenges. The team member will coordinate and manage templates, legal advice and risks.

Client Details

My client is global organisation established in 1883, dealing in the production of specialised products and solutions for heavy industry.

Description

This team member will perform the critical tasks of supporting sales representative in reviewing and drafting complex clauses in their roles of preparing and negotiating commercial documents from the pre-proposal stage to executions, and throughout the life of projects.

They will provide assistance to the sales team and local management in giving pragmatic and commercially considered legal support and advice for a wide range of commercial [corporate and regulatory] legal matters arising across the business. As such you will support the team to ensure close engagement with stakeholders and that operational, legal and regulatory risks are identified and escalated as appropriate.

Effectiveness in this role requires full understanding of the Group policies, the business units/product owners' offerings as well as a strong working knowledge of contract law.

Responsibilities

  • Contracts review, advice, negotiation and escalation as above
  • Provide training to the sales organisation on Group terms and conditions
  • Responsible for Data Privacy compliance
  • Maintain the legal register within the Integrated Management System
  • Ensure that the company remains compliant with any changes in Corporate Law
  • Provide legal advice on contract disputes, claims and collections issues

Profile

Bachelor's degree in law (or GDL/LPC) + minimum 5 years' experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating terms of complex contracts.

Preferred experience is within an engineering or other technical/industrial company with international customers.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong negotiation and analytical skills, with business acumen to make sound decisions and recommendations to sales representatives and business management.

Job Offer

Salary is £45k (pro rated to 22 hours = c. £26k)

Pension - automatically begins at 4% EE, 5% ER but optional increase up to 7% EE, 10% ER

Holiday - 25 days annual leave, increasing by 1 day per 5 years of service. Option to buy/sell 5 days each year, and can carry over up to 5 days at the end of each year

Hours - 22 weekly on a flexible basis

Progression/Development - as a global company my client encourages global mobility and development so there are always opportunities to learn and grow either within the UK or any of our other locations.

Funding available for any qualifications or courses you are interested in.

Cycle2Work Scheme

Life Assurance - 4x annual salary

Flu Jab - We pay for employees to have an annual flu jab