Senior Legal Manager, Commercial

Job Purpose:  

To provide legal services to the business with an emphasis on commercial legal aspects more particularly in end-to-end contract life cycle management as well as new product implementation by the business. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the prompt preparation and management of contracts for an assigned portfolio of work including leases and other general commercial law issues.
  • Provide oversight for the contract lifecycle from drafting through completion of the negotiation process, review, and contract execution.
  • Review and draft major contracts as well as develop templates and standard commercial agreements across for business needs.
  • Support contract negotiation and collaborate with business teams on developing effective relationships with contractors and vendors.
  • Conduct risk assessment on all major commercial contract transactions including undertaking legal risk analysis and providing legal support for new and ongoing projects.
  • Support legal awareness training as appropriate on commercial legal issues.
  • Issue legal opinions and research in respect of commercial contracts being negotiated and signed as well as legal and commercial requirements of all product implementation.
  • Oversee the appropriate maintenance of data, records, and statistics relating to contracts.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of contract templates, contract policy, legal risk and liability, and company position on various matters.

Educational qualifications and work experience:

  • Master’s degree in LLM.
  • Diploma in legal practice (ILPD)
  • 5+ years of experience in legal in the banking sector.
  • 3+ years of experience in legal drafting.
  • 3+ years of experience in legal communication and advocacy.
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Uploaded: 2023-09-07 00:00:00 Deadline: 2023-09-20 00:00:00 Reference Number: 406