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EY GDS - Senior Associate - Commercial Contracting - LLB (3-5 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Bangalore Job Code: 1095814

Commercial Contracting Senior Associate


Job Title Commercial Contracting - Senior Associate

Service Line/Sub-Business Line : Consulting

Location : Gurugram/Bengaluru

The opportunity :

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing team within EY. Based in the GDS-RMS-GCO Consulting quality team in GDS India, the role will support the UK&I Consulting Quality team (London and Belfast) and support EY's UK&I Consulting business on risk management and service quality matters. You will provide legal support to the business and become a trusted adviser of stakeholders (often at senior level, including engagement partners). You will be expected to assess and understand how firm risks can be best managed and mitigated.

Your responsibilities :

Key responsibilities will include the following :

- Act as a first point of contact for EY's Consulting business in Quality matters and support the Quality team based in London in its advice to EY's partners and people on risk management issues

- Have a thorough understanding and appreciation of general key business risks that need to be managed (training will be facilitated in respect of EY's specific risk management framework)

- Review and draft engagement agreements (including statements of work and terms & conditions), NDAs, MSAs, framework agreements, proposals, subcontracts and other ancillary documentation, providing risk management advice in relation to each

- Assist with creating, facilitating and delivering training to the Consulting business

- Liaising with internal specialist functions including Independence, General Counsel's Office and Risk Management

Skills and attributes for success :

- You will be provided with training and coaching on the job.

We are looking for someone who has the following attributes and skills:

- A pragmatic problem solver

- A drive to continuously build and master key technical, functional and professional skills

- Self-starter and motivated

- Ability to effectively manage a demanding workload with tight deadlines in a fast-paced, challenging and demanding environment

Experience and qualifications :

- Law Graduate, with 3 to 5 years of experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts or other contracts with an appreciation of general legal and risk management issues

- Previous risk management experience at a professional services firm

- Experience of senior management and stakeholder management

- Interest in the area of risk management or compliance

- Knowledge of GDPR concepts and other data protection and security considerations

- Confidence delivering subject matter content to peers and seniors (to facilitate training either in person or via MS Teams)

- Project management experience

What we look for :

- Someone who wants to grow into a new role at EY and develop new skills and attributes

- A passion to contribute to the growth of the wider Quality team

What we can offer you:

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. Plus, we offer:

- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

About EY :

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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