Commercial Contracts Advisor

7 days left

England, Hampshire, Basingstoke and Deane
18 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021
Niamh Hill
Job Title
Legal IT
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
One of the largest distributors for IT and Services in the UK, proving consumer, business and enterprise products (FTSE 100). This is a great opportunity to join their progressive and fast growing organisation.

Your new role

  • Vendor onboarding process - management of & coordinating new vendor set-up from receipt of initial partner screening form through to contract finalisation
  • Business overview & review to determine the terms required for a new contract/contract amendment/contract renewal
  • For vendor contracts, issuing standard terms, or review of a vendor's terms, as appropriate. For customer contracts, drafting amendment to standard terms, or review of bespoke customer terms, as appropriate.
  • Running compliance checks on vendors and assessing outcomes, investigating and closing out risks or escalating issues raised
  • Drafting and reviewing contract terms in line with the business' risk tolerance principles
  • Redlining unacceptable terms or preparing standalone comments, negotiating terms, coordinating and managing both internal stakeholders and representatives of third parties with the aim of reaching agreement on contract terms
  • Escalating key risk terms, or clauses where parties cannot reach consensus, as appropriate
  • Preparing final contract documents, coordinating signatures, scanning & filing completed contracts including capture of finalised vendor contract terms in contracts management tool
  • Vendor termination process - preparation of contractual documents/letters to facilitate termination
  • Demonstrating strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the Group Business Conduct Guidelines

What you'll need to succeed

  • Legal qualification - equivalent of an LLB degree
  • Work experience as a paralegal or equivalent in a commercial contracts role, ideally at least 3 years PQE, working on commercial or sales contracts in a negotiation and legal drafting capacity
  • Skilled at using tracked changes and comments in contract documents
  • Have great communication, negotiation and organisation skills
  • Ability to problem solve and deal with a high amount of work in a fast paced environment

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary depending on skills and experience as well as company bonus
Is a full time, permanent role and 50 percent office based (Hybrid).

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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