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Contract Manager (legal team)



Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Job Description:

We are looking for a Contract Manager in Dublin, to provide sound legal and business advice in relation to contract negotiation, drafting and signing. You will join our established Global legal team as an individual contributor primarily supporting the business with vendor/partner engagements across EMEA/APAC. This role will report to the VP, General Counsel in our US office.

The value you will deliver

  • Carry out contract request 'initial submission' checks and liaise with the relevant parties to ensure that all required information is gathered prior to commencing contract drafting stage;
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts across Workhuman’s business operations, including contracts with vendors, partners and suppliers, involving software, hardware and professional services;
  • Contract management including contract amendments, dispute resolution and risk management;
  • Assist in the development of internal policies, procedures, best practices in relation to contracts and agreements and compilation of precedents and know how;
  • Assist with the beginning to end process for contracts and ensure that contracts are finalized and executed in an efficient manner;
  • Manage information flow among internal stakeholders, vendors and legal counsel;
  • Keep leadership properly informed on a timely basis concerning actual and potential legal issues facing the business;
  • Build strategic partnerships to further departmental and organizational objectives.

The skills you will bring

  • Relevant law degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Min 3-5 years contract negotiation experience
  • Previous experience at SaaS/technology-based company is desirable
  • Demonstrates a strong comprehension of legal terminology.
  • Experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.
  • Experience and understanding of U.S. and EU Data Protection and Data Privacy laws.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to understand business issues and develop solutions that meet regulatory requirements while minimizing impact to normal business processes. Ability to interact with members of senior management.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced work environment.

The Company:

At Workhuman® our mission is to bring more humanity to the workplace. We recognise and embrace individuals’ differences and believe that workforce diversity and inclusion are essential to our long-term growth and success. Even if you don’t think you “check every single box” above, please still consider applying. We’re looking for a human who is collaborative, innovative with a growth mindset

We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity.

Did you know we have an award-winning culture across EMEA and North America:

  • We were named as #5 Best Workplace in the Great Place to Work Awards in Ireland in 2022 in the large-sized workplace category. We were also recognised as the Best Workplace for Women and the Best Workplace in Technology in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

  • In 2021 we were named as #2 Best Workplace in Europe in the medium-sized workplace category.

  • We were also recognised as #2 Best Large Places to Work in Boston by Built In for 2023 as well as the Best Place to Work in Boston, U.S. Best Large Places to Work, and U.S. Best Places to Work.

  • There are currently over 7.5 million users on the Workhuman® cloud across 180 countries.

  • Our core values are Respect, Determination, Innovation, and Imagination.

Workhuman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. We proudly provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Workhuman are based solely on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Workhuman believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.