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Contracts Manager/ Paralegal, Camden Area

United Kingdom, England, Camden Area
Last update 2024-07-11
Expires 2024-07-10
ID #2217373647
Contracts Manager/ Paralegal, Camden Area
United Kingdom, England, Camden Area,
Modified July 1, 2024


Opportunity for training contract.

Sheffield Haworth is a global consultancy founded in 1993. We have a history of placing executives in high impact roles year after year, giving clients a competitive advantage in a fast-changing world.

Our vision is to be the leading global consultancy in people and transformational change. We specialise in executive search and interim placements, leadership advisory, change management, and information and data services. Clients benefit from deep industry insights, our wide-ranging networks and high standards of delivery from our global team. We work with private and public companies across financial services, professional and business services, high-growth technologies, and multinational corporates.

Sheffield Haworth has undergone significant growth and expansion since inception, now employing over 180 professionals in 12 global offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. We are proud to be an equal opportunities and disability confident committed employer.

Position Summary
As part of Sheffield Haworth’s strategic growth, investment is being made to operationally support the evolution and transformation aligned to all its business lines. The Contracts Manager/ Paralegal will be key to the scalable growth and development of the business. This engagement is to help define the structure and development of our processes, governance and risk management and also to sustain the day-to-day Commercial and Legal demands from our existing and expanding client base.

Role & Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Contracts Manager/ Paralegal are to support all areas of our business across the Client, but in the main, to undertake the following processes:

Review, Draft and Negotiate a variety of contract agreements.
Process contractual documentation – Consultancy MSAs, Contractor agreements, NDAs and so on from creation through to execution. Identify issues, risks, and recommend their acceptability.
Manage contract renewals, extensions and amendments with external clients as and when required.
Support the management, commercial, finance and client teams by summarising and explaining key contractual terms and obligations of client contracts both at the point of setup and on an ongoing basis.
Maintaining contract precedents and shared drive folders.
Client facing for Contractual aspects as required.
IR35 compliance and governance.
Managing and maintaining a central contracts management database for the above and all supporting documents.
Contract Risk Management from end-client, Sheffield Haworth and consultant contracts whilst ensuring the flow down (mirroring/back-to-back) of MSA and SOW obligations to contractor agreements.
Handle day to day data protection and GDPR queries.
Manage the contract-cycle from beginning to end, including recording contract terms.
Inputting data into the case management system and invoice payment generation.
Provide weekly reports to Change Consulting Practice on MSA review and SOW completion, outstanding items, and any actions required.
Pragmatic problem solving for internal and external stakeholders.
Maintain the knowledge of key regulation and legislation changes impacting the business models the business operates and liaising with relevant team members.
Working closely with Finance to ensure any queries regarding legal issues arising from a finance perspective are addressed.

This role offers a great development opportunity and chance to get involved in the work of the various teams, under supervision and with support from the Group General Counsel (a qualified Solicitor and member of the Solicitor Regulation Authority).

Experience and Skills
Ideally looking for a law graduate.
Experience in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts.
Strong SOW creation, including engaging with clients, and internal stakeholders, to clarify and confirm the details of the SOW.
Commercial experience on Time and Material engagements and Fixed Price agreements.
Excellent communication techniques – verbal and written.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Strong organisation skills.
Client facing (preferrable).

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with the Equality Act 2010, we value diversity at our company; it is an essential part of our success. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, pregnancy or maternity, marital/civil partnerships, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, disability or race including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.

We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to our recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from the application onwards, please let us know.

Please visit our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page to find out more.
If this sounds like the role for you, please send your CV to or apply via the link. No agencies / R2 Rs please.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Contracts manager/ paralegal

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