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Sr. Manager - Legal - 14001

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Date: 13-May-2021

Location: New Delhi, India

Company: Tata Communications

About role

Designation: Sr Manager- Legal

Location: Mumbai/Delhi

Primary Activities

The primary function is to provide day-to-day support to the business teams for commercial transactions and real estate matters of Tata Communications Limited within India region and other geographies as required and assigned from time to time.
· Provide commercial, corporate transactional and litigation support for all business lines relating to Tata Communications Limited and its group companies, as required and assigned.
· Sound working knowledge of AI platforms used by the legal team for contract lifecycle management.
· Work closely and effectively with business teams and with senior management teams to understand their needs and assist them in negotiating legal documents with third parties.
· Independently draft, review and negotiate a range of agreements, including customer contracts, property purchase, sale, mortgage, leases, rentals, marketing contracts, legal documentations, etc. (with sound knowledge of commercial laws) for the parent and parent’s subsidiaries.
· Review tender documents, RFPs and vendor contracts under and advise business/sales teams of relevant issues and risks in line with the legal requirements.
· Should be abreast with the applicable laws and statutes and should be able to exercise judgement and discretion to opine on legal issues.
· Coordinating with external legal consultants/ advocates on various matters related to legal opinion and representations.
· Render contractual related support to the litigation, compliance, and regulatory teams.
· Proactively come up with new processes to manage risk factors.
· Support general corporate and administrative activities within the team;
· Work and supervise the junior team members and guide them on BAU matters.
· Formulate policies and processes.
· Perform related duties as assigned

Skills and Ability

Prior experience in contract management in Telecom sector. Experience of contract management in new age technologies like IoT, etc. will be an added advantage..
· Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills
· Excellent communications and negotiation skills
· Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
· Excellent research and analytical skills on legal propositions.
· Proficient in MS Office suite of products.
· Ability to work independently and manage multiple transactions and persons while using sound judgment, initiative, discretion and a proactive approach to work.
· Ability to work on and meet demanding deadlines.
· Ability to work in a team, in a culturally diverse, changing and challenging environment.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality and/or sensitive business information and handle work with utmost integrity

You have (Qualification and exp)

Qualified with excellent academic background Law Degree from a reputable university/institution. He/she should be qualified in India with minimum post qualification experience of 12+ years in corporate commercial law and have worked on commercial and procurement contracts globally. Exposure to the telecom sector would be preferred.

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