Managing Legal Counsel

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Job title: Managing Legal Counsel

Company: Boston Consulting Group

WHAT YOU’LL DOAgainst the backdrop of a rapidly evolving competitive market, BCG wishes to hire a senior lawyer who can operate across all divisions with a team of India based commercial lawyers providing support to India business and other jurisdictions like (Middle East, EMESA etc.) and support the firm’s complex client transactions in India to ensure the maximum realization of value provided by these engagements while managing exposure to the associated risks.WHO WE AREBCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible-and unlocking your potential to advance the world. Our team called Global Services (GS) provides corporate support to business areas such as Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing and IT. This diverse team of experts, operators and specialists represent all levels from Partner to entry level staff, operating across the globe in multiple countries. Global Services is in short, the backbone of BCG.YOU’LL BE TRAVELLINGYes (10%)YOUR EMPLOYEE TYPE ISRegularYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

  • Qualified lawyer with excellent academics and 20+ years legal experience with high technology/IP content preferably with a ‘Blue Chip’ corporate or consultancy and high-quality legal training
  • The ability to draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements, including global master services agreements, other client agreements, licensing agreements, subcontractor and partnership agreements and nondisclosure agreements
  • Ability to provide guidance and manage potential disputes
  • The credibility to develop, implement and champion BCG contracting policies and processes while also providing commercial support to those who seek approvals on deviations of contract or other policies
  • The ability to quickly comprehend complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpret those laws within the context of BCG’s global policies and provide support on new India regulations impacting the business
  • A proven track record of delivering business facing outcomes in a dynamic, global, fast-paced and commercially driven environment
  • Substantive international experience, a willingness to travel and the flexibility to deal with a diverse set of clients, advisers and colleagues around the globe
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the personal presence to influence others whether in small groups or presenting to large audiences
  • Superior analytical and creative problem-solving skills combined with a talent for absorbing new skill sets and areas of expertise efficiently
  • Experience in and comfortable with working with colleagues and clients who are not co-located.
  • A high degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Proficient computer skills: Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

EQUAL OPPORTUNITYBoston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.JOB FAMILYLegalYOU’RE GOOD ATThe successful candidates will be comfortable in a fast-paced global organization and confident in their regular interactions with the business and making decisions that require intellectual nimbleness, pragmatism and commercial acumen. They will need to be self-motivated, proactive and hardworking team players who can influence through persuasion.They will be seasoned and skilled lawyers with a core competency around cutting edge contracting to support the full range of commercial activities of BCG around India and other Regions as supported by the team from time to time.Technical and functional expertise

  • Applies deep knowledge; recognized for expertise – brings in expertise to tackle Gen AI work, new India regulations flowing on BCG India
  • Is driven to identify areas where expertise is lacking and to develop such areas internally
  • Seeks to enhance knowledge/experience through best practice sharing and training
  • Delivers high-quality, accurate results
  • Incorporates knowledge of policies and practices into work
  • Is able to guide the business and strategizing for Dispute Management

Problem Solving and Analytical Skills

  • Track record of challenging traditional ways of doing things…moves beyond the obvious without letting frustration get in the way of developing a creative solution
  • Ability to resolve complex issues and problems independently with sound judgment balanced with seeking guidance and assistance when needed
  • Ability to address root causes behind issues, identify patterns, comprehend the big picture and long-term implications
  • Proven ability to perform rigorous and accurate analysis
  • Is able to manage expectations of senior business leaders and provide correct guidance on a short notice

Communication, interpersonal and teaming skills

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment, manage multiple clients, and provide strong consultation throughout the search process
  • Ability to successfully work and communicate with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Advanced verbal and written communications and listening skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in teams
  • Proven success in setting priorities and communicating expectations with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work positively and collaboratively with others and in teams, building long lasting relationships
  • High level of initiative, self-motivation, resourcefulness, collaboration and patience

Work management, organization and planning

  • Performs successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with BCG’s values and culture
  • Experience working successfully within a complex matrix structured organization is essential
  • Ability to understand and manage complex reporting relationships and incorporate multiple cultures
  • Effectively balance strategic thinking with the ability to get things done within a rapidly changing work environment
  • Demonstrates a flexible approach to work and has excellent work management and organizational skills
  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to anticipate obstacles and issues and create effective contingency plans

Customer and business focus

  • Approaches work with a dedicated focus on client service and delivery
  • Appreciates urgency and the need to prioritize
  • Awareness of need to provide high level client support while successfully balancing the needs of the organization, the manager and the candidates
  • Strong business acumen

YOU’RE GOOD AT (CONT’D)People Management and Leadership

  • Track record of managing teams
  • Non-hierarchical; has no issues with giving direction to more senior individuals or to take direction from stakeholders across the business who may not be a direct reporting line
  • Consistently directs situations and inspires people for an all-win situation
  • Drives business results by aligning the vision, mission & values
  • Enlists the cooperation of others while tapping into the skills & abilities of others to achieve desired results
  • Understanding of cultural differences across regions; ability to engage and connect with virtual team members and stakeholders

YOU’LL WORK WITHBCG’s legal group manages a full spectrum of legal issues, including contracts, intellectual property, regulatory matters, corporate compliance, and corporate governance. The firm’s legal team serves as both a trusted advisor to the business and an activist agent of change.

Location: India

Job date: Sat, 08 Jun 2024 05:54:48 GMT

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