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About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities
To review, advise, draft and negotiate global procurement contracts (technology and non-technology) to ensure they meet the Group's third-party contract standards and applicable law. This will include software, market data and subscription licences, escrow agreements, hardware, equipment/device purchases and support/maintenance services, business process outsourcing, professional services arrangements across the global functions and businesses, HR and other functional support services, general goods and services arrangements and intragroup servicing arrangements, including outsourcing.
To analyse potential risks involved with specific contract teams and other risk owners.
To keep up to date with relevant policies and procedures and applicable law.
To provide stakeholders with accurate and timely information and advice regarding the status of contract matters.
To support with continuous improvement initiatives in relation to contract processes, workflow, guidance, playbooks and templates and provide training on contract legal issues to legal teams and other stakeholders.
To collaborate and coordinate with other legal teams across the Bank to ensure appropriate overall matter management. Where external counsel is appointed, to manage the engagement, oversee the quality of work and effective delivery of legal support and manage external legal costs.
Our Ideal Candidate
Must be a qualified lawyer in a common law jurisdiction (solicitor, attorney or barrister) with 6+ years' post qualification experience and have:
a good knowledge and understanding of commercial contract requirements in relation to technology and non-technology procurement matters, including intellectual property and data protection. Experience of outsourcing arrangements is preferred but not essential
experience in contract legal support (whether through in-house or private practice) and business acumen
experience in reviewing contracts using contract templates and/or using contract guidance or playbooks
ability to draft contract terms to meet requirements
ability to negotiate contract terms with third parties
understanding of risk management techniques
exemplary integrity, ethics, independence and resilience
ability to work with varying seniority levels of staff
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
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