Legal Advisor (full time – part-time considered) (BB-DB02A)

Found in: Neuvoo UK

Cambridge/HuntingdonXaar Values:Xaar has defined 5 values which are vital to our business; each represents an area of essential importance to us. Their existence is intended to guide difficult decisions and shape behaviour.Creative – we push the boundaries of what’s possibleCollaborative – everyone is a partner; we help each other freely and willinglyInnovative – we always strive to constantly improveIntegrity – we deliver on our promisesPassion – we care about our technology, our products, our partners and each other Purpose of Role:Xaar has an opportunity for a Legal Advisor to join the Legal Team. The Legal Advisor will play a key role, in supporting the Senior Legal Advisor in all aspects of contract management and negotiation, and shall be responsible for providing induction and training to employees on confidentiality terms and supporting compliance obligations within the company. Reporting Relationships:This role reports to the Senior Legal Advisor. Key Accountabilities: Responsible for implementing and maintaining a new Contract Management System, as well as providing training across the business on it use.Responsible for reviewing and negotiating third party (in-bound) procurements contracts, service level agreements, software licences – on the best terms for Xaar.Drafting Consultancy Agreements, reporting on and ensuring compliance with IR35Ownership of standard contract templates (NDAs, standard IP & Design Licences, T&Cs of Sale and Purchase,) to update where necessary.Undertake induction and learning sessions on confidentiality within the businessCo-ordinating with departments to review and roll out corporate policies to employees, updating policies on Xaar website, as well as ensuring compliance with Xaar mandatory company policies. Provide assistance to the Senior Legal Advisor with the review and drafting of ad hoc commercial legal agreements and advising on contractual issues in support of business groupsWork with a variety of cross-functional stakeholders to identify and resolve contract related issues and queries Key challenges: Ensure the completion of work requested within, at times, very short and stringent deadlinesMaintain a high standard of document drafting ensuring minimum revision by senior stakeholdersEnsure optimum protection of Xaar’s commercial interests including IP and confidentiality and highlighting any risks to the relevant stakeholders and challenging as necessaryEnsuring practical approach of legislation to contract draftingProduce accurate first drafts with minimal supervision from senior reviewers. Key Internal Relationships:Senior Legal Advisor; Sales and Marketing Teams; Business Directors; Finance/Accounting Team; Procurement Team; Human Resources. Person Specification: Excellent analytical and problem solving skillsExcellent attention to detailConfident, clear and concise in explaining risk assessments and remedies to a lay audienceStrong verbal and written communication skillsAbility to communicate clearly and concisely with various stakeholders, with strong influencing skills and sufficient gravitas to work with senior managementAbility to work under pressurePro-active with the ability to prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines.A collaborative working style with willingness to challenge the status quo and ability to navigate between commercial and legal needs Qualifications and Experience: Degree qualified, legal qualification advantage or paralegal experience An understanding of IP would be an advantage but is not essentialExperience of working in a fast paced office environment (private practice or in-house)Expertise in drafting legal documents, such as NDAs, consultancy agreements, third party procurement agreementsPrevious experience of providing company trainingExcellent administrative skills, and IT application (such as MS Office, Word, Excel and record management systems)Experience with commercial R&D, supply and/or procurement contracts in a technology environment would be an advantage but is not essential

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