The market for MDM/PIM and related services is valued at $35 Billion per annum, services and software. Comma is named by Gartner as one of the 20 recommended MDM/PIM professional services companies in the world and as such, our services are in demand. Understanding the demand, nurturing the relationship with prospective clients, and delivering an compelling offering requires a large amount of coordination; be that of internal stakeholders, partner organisations or the prospects themselves.

The focus of your role:

As a Legal and Commercial Manager you will work with our clients and project teams.

This is a hands on role that requires experience of drafting and reviewing legal documents for the company. It also requires the gravitas and seniority to manage client, staff and supplier relationships. Managing the contracts pipeline and providing oversight on relevant legal matters as the company expand into different regions.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Owning the legal process for contracts with clients, partners and suppliers. Drafting and negotiating contracts, manage reviews and issue for approval.
  • Supporting Business Development, Partner Development and HR 
  • Reviewing client policies, terms and conditions for suppliers
  • Representing Comma as first line of support for dispute resolution
  • Maintaining the contracts register
  • Managing the relationship Comma’s external legal advisors across the UK, Mainland Europe and the USA.
  • Maintaining and manage legal templates for Master Service Agreements, Statements of Work, Consultant contracts, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Partner Agreements

 

  • Manage appropriate insurance coverage to support Comma’s operational activities across all territories and legal jurisdictions
  • Owning compliance and identify significant operational risks being introduced due to contracts or compliance to relevant regulatory provisions
  • Advising and coaching internal stakeholders in legal matters and negotiations
  • Continuously improvement the legal and contractual review process and developing a scalable framework that can be efficiently utilised across different territories and legal jurisdictions

What you’ll bring:

  • Extensive experience within contract management and the legal framework of MSA, SOWs, NDA
  • Have a solid understanding of commonalities and differentiators between supplier, consultant and partner agreements.
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of GDPR
  • Confident oral and written communication skills
  • Financially and commercially awareness
  • Ability to negotiate and influence
  • Communicate effectively with all those who have a stake in the work

 

  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Possess sound management skills
  • Demonstratable experience and appetite to drive change and make improvements across the department
  • Ideally have experience of working across different legal jurisdictions
  • Be proactive and willing to research implications of operating scaling across multiple territories
  • Mentor and support others
  • Be part of the team

If you have some but not all skills required for this role, don’t worry, we put training for each employee as paramount and can give you the complete skillset.

If you want to reach out to informally for a conversation, please feel free to contact Dan Malins (Resource and People Operations Manager) on Linked In.

What we will offer you:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 3% matched pension
  • Perkbox membership
  • Competitive salary
  • Distributed team with accommodating environment

 

  • No tie culture
  • Integrated teams with monthly events
  • Company away days
  • Accelerated career progression
  • Strong opportunities for formal development
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