• United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 8 - 10 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Director, Legal Affairs Egham, United Kingdom

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What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you When you join Gartner, youll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected Were the worlds leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they cant find anywhere else Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development as well as unlimited growth opportunities If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you

About this role

The Legal Director is responsible for review and negotiation of Sales agreements for the Gartner entity based in the United Kingdom and South Africa; includes interface with Gartners Sales organization, Legal organization, Finance organization and operating business units to ensure compliance with not only country-level legal requirements, but also internal policies and legal standards

What youll do

Support Sales teams in reviewing Client negotiations, Requests for Quotes (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP) and other forms of solicitations for Gartner services; preparing, communicating and negotiating exceptions to proposed contract terms within Corporate guidelines, where applicable, and assisting ancillary information requests related to contractual and business matters
Support the Sales, Consulting and Conferences associates in relation to client negotiations and contracting processes; interact on a regular basis with Sales management to improve processes and train Sales associates on contracts processes as required
Manage Gartners contracts and contractual relationships within assigned territory
Understand and communicate contractual requirements to internal stakeholders, including data capture of negotiated clauses
Work with Gartners Legal team on negotiations and strategies for non-standard terms and finalizing agreements and RFPs
Conduct issue-specific and new hire training for Sales/Consulting/Conferences/Client Financial Services, as applicable
Answer inquiries from and propose problem resolution for Gartners internal Client Financial Services for booking and Accounts Receivables issues
Advise Gartner on a wide range of legal issues including employment, litigation, data protection, marketing, intellectual property, corporate secretarial and corporate law issues
Ensure the implementation of Gartner business processes and ongoing company compliance programs in the region, including compliance with local laws and Gartners internal policies

What youll need

Qualified Lawyer
A minimum of 8-10 years experience with emphasis on corporate and/or contract law
Expertise in contract drafting and negotiation; excellent communication skills developed in a sales driven environment
Excellent negotiation skills and good time management skills Must be able to handle a large volume of negotiations in parallel and be able to negotiate with clients senior management
Client and/or vendor negotiation experience Client-facing experience
Effectively communicate, liaise with c-level executives while addressing difficult compliance concerns
Ability to influence others
Strong understanding of contracts
Effective Public Speaking skills
Ability to develop and facilitate effective training programs to drive awareness of program
Willingness to assume responsibility and adaptability for the role, while displaying a sense of urgency to the business
Gartner Core Values Integrity, Objectivity, Results, and Collaboration

Who you are

Trustworthy, motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills Ability to effectively build relationships and collaborate with business units this individual will support
Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change
Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

What we offer

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including

An upbeat, positive culture Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mind-set are central to our values
Limitless growth We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
Exposure to industry leading training and development
Performance based recognition and rewards

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consulting Services
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 25th Mar 2020

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