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31/05 Hiral Shah
Branch Manager at Pylon Management Consulting

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Team Lead - Legal (4-7 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 931711

Responsibilities of the new recruit

The new recruit will complement the activities of the members of the onshore team by:

- being responsible for drafting and negotiating of various contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, vendor agreements, Standard Terms and Conditions, engagement letters or statements of work with the firm's clients for various services, including audit and advisory services and vendors

- coordinating with other departments and specialists regarding: risk management, privacy, litigation, compliance, information security, and technology development

- responding to miscellaneous engagement contract-related enquiries

- providing advice on engagement contract and related matters

- drafting and advising on contract terms

- providing solutions to engagement contract-related problems

- helping with the development of policies on engagement contracting risk

- helping with the development of the process documents, playbooks and other materials

Job Requirements

Mandatory Skills

- Qualifications: LLP or LLM

- Total Experience: The candidate must have minimum 4 years of relevant experience in a similar role, preferably with a Big 4 firm or expertise in technology agreements in a large MNC

- Skillset: Contract Specialist

Preferred Skills

- experience handling legal or contracting queries and drafting or amending legal documents

- Indian or US qualified attorney/lawyer with minimum of 4 to 7 years of relevant post qualification experience

- analytical abilities with attention to details

- ability to articulate points in writing and orally, clearly and succinctly

- ability to persuade where necessary

- negotiating abilities

- capabilities in Outlook, Word and use of websites

- willingness to acquire knowledge of OGC's practices and processes

- ability to be calm under pressure

- ability to handle difficult or pressurized situations or people

- commercial judgement and the ability to balance conflicting demands

- initiative, self-confidence and authority

- understanding of the risks faced by providers of professional services

- awareness of cultural issues affecting regulated professional services firms

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Client-service orientation with the ability to create effective working relationships cross-functionally, including interfacing with internal and external stakeholders on legal and business matters

Preferred specific experience

The person appointed will have particular experience in the following areas:

- contracts for complex business advisory projects, such as business transformations

- contracts for services relating to IT systems integration, and large IT installations

- software licensing agreements and contracts with software suppliers

- experience of negotiating multi-jurisdictional master service agreements

Personal qualities

The key personal qualities required for each person appointed are as follows:

- task management abilities - ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product in a fast-paced environment

- energy, drive and resilience

- team skills

- client service skills

- common sense.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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