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Date Added: Wed 08/03/2023

Contract And Legal Advisor - Group

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 0.0000 / monthly

Contracting & Legal Advisor - Senior Manager

About Deloitte

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 220,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose - to make an impact that matters.

In South Africa, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Corporate Finance services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business, energy, mining and manufacturing, tourism and the public sector, and we provide powerful business solutions to some of the world's most well-known and respected companies, including more than 80 percent of the Fortune 100.


Main Purpose of Job

Join the Contract & Legal section of the Consulting Africa Quality & Risk Management (QRM) team, with responsibility for overseeing the activities aimed at establishing agreements with clients and business partners of Consulting, as well as assistance in the management of these agreements over their lifecycle from sale to delivery. Note this role requires:

- Someone who has dealt with a large variety of stakeholders, both internal and external 

- Global Experience

- IT Contracting experience 

- A candidate who is professional, with Corporate Strategy and Business Imperatives 

Qualifications & Experience required

Minimum Qualifications

• Qualified Attorney with LLB or B.Com Law (majoring in Commercial & Contracts Law)

• Experience as a legal adviser in a professional services environment

• 6-8 years' experience in commercial contract management, preferably in a professional services environment

Desired Qualifications

• Admitted Attorney or Advocate, with at least 6 years post-admission experience

• Preferably previous experience with in an in-house legal advisor role for one of the large professional services firms

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. In addition to living our purpose, Managers across our organization:

• Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

• Deliver exceptional client service; maximize results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

• Influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

• Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte; align people to objectives and set priorities and direction

Key Performance areas

1. Strategic Impact

• Support the Consulting business in the establishment and management of contracts with clients and business partners

• Providing support to the business from the sales cycle to supporting project teams

• Interact with internal clients (senior individuals) to:

o Determine client requirements and understand their needs

o Negotiate criticality, deadlines and turnaround times

o Assess and discuss the risk impacts of specific terms and requirements

o Negotiate the merits of specific clauses and changes to the agreements

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