To negotiate terms and conditions with third parties with whom Unilever business wish to contract, by both influencing them to accept our own standard templates or, alternatively, negotiating the use of their templates, with changes that suit Unilever’s interests.
To ensure there are adequate schedules included in the overall supplier contracts so that the contract risk profile of 3rd party suppliers providing or supporting Unilever information and systems is adequately managed and addressed.
To interact with Unilever legal team who own the contracts’ expertise in order to ensure that up to date version of clauses, templates and schedules are used.
Act as a Line manager for a small team of Legal Associates
Support the operation of governance schedules and processes for key suppliers
Support the operation of required ongoing compliance activities for key suppliers.
Understand changes to standard clauses, and highlight deviations and risks, if outside of standard clauses.
Ensure the organisation's internal contract document templates are accurate and up to date.
Identify opportunities to improve current contract processes and devise plans to implement these changes.
Qualification & Experience
Professional qualification in Law.
Contract negotiation skills, from both a Legal and Procurement perspective
Excellent communication and stakeholder management.