06/06 Abhishek Gupta
Director at HR Synergy

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Senior Associate - Legal - Contract Management - Big4 (4-7 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 706125

We have a job opening with one of our Big 4 client for the position of Senior Associate - Legal (Contract Management) to be based out in Bangalore.

Job Description/responsibilities:


Responsible for drafting, negotiating and advising on various contracts, in particular :

- Sponsorship contracts;

- Meeting and events contracts;

- Services contracts;

- IT contracts:

- Software License contracts;

- Hosted software/hosted services agreements;

- IT Services agreements and SLAs;

- Software support agreements.

Key Responsibilities

- Providing business and legal advice and guidance to internal clients and end users regarding potential issues stemming from new and existing contracts.

- Working with internal clients to develop strategies to address issues identified.

- Communicating progress, challenges, risks and benefits to appropriate management levels and affected user groups and other members .

- Understanding practice and client business goals and how they impact the types of products and services procured.

- Coordinating with cross functional teams (tax, data privacy, information security) in respect to contract review as appropriate.

- Ensuring that accurate and sufficient contractual documentation is developed to effectively document procurement transactions and to protect interests

- Preparing and maintaining internal contract summary reports for review as needed.

- Understanding the policies that are relevant to procurement transactions and how contract drafting, negotiation and execution are impacted by those policies (Independence, Procurement,Data Privacy, etc.).

- Ensuring that all contractual documents developed are compliant with policies.

- Maintaining an understanding of the impact of changes in policies, organizational structure, and procedures.

Knowledge, skills and experience:

- Candidates need to have a minimum of 3-5 years of software-related negotiation experience (licensee side preferably)

- It would also be preferable if the candidates had at least some experience negotiating with the - big box- vendors (IBM, MSFT, SAP, etc);

- Excellent negotiation skills;

- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with internal stakeholders and vendors;

- Ability to grasp, understand, and accurately articulate and document technology transactions;

- Expertise in contract law, contract drafting, software licensing, intellectual property;

- Ability to assess size, scope and overall risk of contemplated transactions and to tailor contracts accordingly;

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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