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Legal Advisor



Selma, Alabama, US.



Legal Occupations

Published on 2022-06-16 14:29

Who we are:

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

The UK Legal and Compliance Team is a central function responsible for handling all the legal and compliance work across the organisation. We are a small team of three Lawyers supporting the business in all our industries including Government and Telecommunications.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. Our Culture & Ethnicity Network gives our colleagues a platform to share their various backgrounds; Our NINGEN programme allows the new generation of NTT DATA employees around the world to connect and shape the future of our organisation and the “City Gives Back” allows us to support our local community that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...and much more!

What you'll be doing:

The role will be accountable to the UK Head of Legal and will work with stakeholders from across the business, including the business units we go to market through, and the service lines which provide our capabilities.

Responsibilities will include:

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts and general terms and conditions. Supporting key stakeholders with the contractual documentation from RFP stage to contract signature. Handling and advising on, day to day legal and contractual queries. Proactively identifying legal risks to the business and assist in developing strategies and internal documents to mitigate risk. Handling a portfolio of compliance related matters as part of an overall compliance programme. Providing training on legal and compliance matters to non-legal functions. Ability to work on multiple demanding projects at any one time. Being technically excellent and commercially aware. Being a team player with a can-do attitude and an ability to 'think outside the box'. Delivering timely and high quality legal advice to the business all in a practical and commercially focussed way in relation to all relevant matters that reduce risk, resolve issues and maximise the opportunity for the business to deliver on its goals.

What you'll need:

You will be an experienced Legal Counsel (Min. 4 years+ PQE or equivalent) with demonstrable experience of drafting, negotiating and concluding high value and complex contracts and supporting the business through the complete bid cycle. You will have experience of working in house across various sectors including, but not limited to Telecoms, Public Sector, Banking and Insurance.

You will also have excellent people skills, with an ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders across all levels of the business, underpinned by outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.

...and finally:

The focus on Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

A people focused business Excellent opportunities to grow your career, including an online training platform with 4000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills. Autonomy in how you manage your workload …And much more!
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