The clients Legal Team is looking for a seasoned contracts negotiator to join their team and help increase their impact on the business.
The client prides themselves on being business enablers with their "Easy-To-Do-Business-With" approach. They view contract review as a collaborative process involving both (a) internal collaboration with stakeholders across their Commercial, Finance, Practice and Data Protection functions and (b) external collaboration with their customers and key suppliers. The client's Legal Team is looking for a seasoned contracts negotiator to join their team and help increase their impact on the business. You'll be welcomed into a dynamic, flexible, friendly Legal Team of 6 which is underpinned by policies, processes and checklists for contract review. They always have each other's back and have developed effective ways of connecting while working digitally.
You will be:
Steeped in contract review and have successfully negotiated many commercial contracts in recent years, including contracts with customers, partners and suppliers. You'll know what to look out for in Master Services Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
Competent at reviewing contracts with an eagle-eye to identify risks and areas that deviate from company policy - whether it's on limitation of liability, service levels, change requests or time of the essence.
Business-minded - you'll be adept at keeping stakeholders engaged at all steps of the process and shifting focus to align with business needs. Balancing risk against reward is part of how you operate.
An experienced, active negotiator who can listen with empathy and drive the right results for the business.
Collaborative and effective at escalating policy deviations to the designated approvers and explaining contract risks in plain English.
Skilled in working across functions to develop internal policies, procedures and best practices in relation to contracts.
A trusted advisor to the business who thinks in terms of solutions.
5+ years' experience in commercial contract review, preferably in IT Services, but we are open-minded.
Experience of public sector IT frameworks in Ireland and/or the UK would be a bonus.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.