Legal Manager Corporate legal services

Published on 26/11/2021

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CGI Luxembourg SA.


Working time
Type of contract
Spoken languages
FR , EN
Educational level

Position Description:

The legal manager must contribute to preserving CGI legal security whilst acting as a « Business Partner » to the business teams, in charge of legal support for SBU WSE clients (Belgium, Luxembourg).


Your future duties and responsibilities:

Main missions:

  • Autonomous management of all type of legal files (including complex files):
  • End to end legal support on files (involvement and participation in the approval process, escalations processes);
  • Drafting and negotiation of all types of contracts (including confidentiality commitment, LAW, service contract, sub-contracting and co-contracting contract, partnership contract)
  • Management of the workload and associated deadlines and constraints imposed by the clients or their line manager;
  • Management of lawyers where appropriate.
  • In charge of the legal support of one or more BUs:
  • Being the legal partner of choice at the BU level
  • Entry and synchronization point (with other BUs for cross BU accounts);
  • Management of the workload associated with the BU
  • Ensure a regular reporting of its activity to its line manager;
  • Implementation of tools within the Legal Department (standard contracts, industrialization of contractual remarks, etc.) for the benefit of operational teams;
  • Active participation in the life of the team (including leading team transversal projects: review of contract models, IP site, dispensing legal training for CGI internal teams, etc.);
  • Pre-litigation and litigation management;
  • Managing a lawyer;
  • More generally provide daily legal support to the business teams to secure the commitments made during the pre-sales phase and during project execution (document analysis, risk identification, proposals for workarounds / recommendations).


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Service oriented
  • Practical
  • Proactive
  • Positive, flexible, team-oriented approach with the willingness and desire to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to work calmly, quickly and independently in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills and be able to juggle several priorities at once
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral – must be presentable to a Client and all levels, between non-management and senior management
  • “Out-of-the-Box” thinker
  • Tolerance to ambiguity, autonomous and flexible
  • Ability to mentor and coach
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team


REQUIREMENTS GEOGRAPHIC

  • Generally located in the Luxemburg CGI office
  • Some travelling will be required visiting CGI offices within the SBU. Cross border travelling is required several times per year


QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

  • College / University designation
  • Proficient in verbal, written and communication skills in English and French.
  • Master degree in Law
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools (especially Word and PowerPoint)


EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience in a legal department or in a law firm between 4 and 10 years

Skills:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enterprise Quality Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Strategic Thinking
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