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Legal Contracts Manager

Hays Legal


Base pay $180k - $220k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This international organisation operates in over 20 countries and provides a variety of critical services to the community and government departments. It focuses on improving essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively.

Your new role
An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Contracts Manager to join the team to provide legal advice on a broad range of contractual matters for the largest division within the organisation. You will serve as the subject matter expert for internal stakeholders on day-to-day matters, including interpreting all contractual documents with third parties and joint venture parties, and keeping up to date on all contract, commercial, and legal developments within the business unit.

This will include:

  • preparing all contract documents (including contract variations, notices and formal correspondence) and ensuring they full comply with the organisation's policies, procedures and applicable legal requirements;
  • liaising with internal and external legal advisors in respect of contractual issues and disputes;
  • proactively supporting and managing the delivery of contractual operations;
  • supporting the organisation with internal governance, compliance and risk review processes.

What you'll need to succeed
You will hold a current Australian Practising Certificate and have a minimum of 5 years' PAE, with superior contract drafting and negotiation skills. You will have demonstrated commercial experience gained in another projects of contracts-based environment with the ability to work autonomously on complex matters. Previous experience with government contracts will be highly regarded. You will also possess strong commercial acumen, excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, and excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

What you'll get in return
This an an opportunity to be part of a global organisation with more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations across Australia. You will be given autonomy to work on various contracts, typically of significant value, for the organisation. You will be supported by a team of other experienced in-house lawyers. Flexible work arrangement and the opportunity to work from home is also on offer.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively you can email your CV to Tina Kokkalis at tina.kokkalis@hays.com.au or call her on (02) 8226 9664 for a confidential discussion.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Pay comparison
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$180k - $220k
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Job details
Date posted
9 Feb 2022
Category
Legal
Occupation
Federal Government
Above avg.
$180k - $220k
Contract type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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