PwC’s Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges.
With over 2000 staff deployed on large implementation and execution programmes Operate brings together top talent with a distinctive mix of knowledge and skills. We support clients by providing staff augmentation services, delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines for some of the biggest brands worldwide.
PwC’s Operate is delivering managed services to clients across the UK and Europe. Our clients appreciate our professionalism, our people's skills and technology enabled solutions we use to deliver efficient engagements.
About the role
The successful candidate will work within the Contract Solutions team. We are an exciting data-led contracts legal team working for a wide range of clients including Tier-1 Global Investment Banks.
This opportunity is in our fast growing team as an Contract Negotiator. Some of the duties include drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of trading contracts such as ISDA Master Agreements and Commercial lending agreements.
Who we are looking for
● Excellent academic background
● Law Degree or equivalent 2.1 or above
● Relevant experience, preferably at an in-house legal department or leading law firm drafting and negotiating contracts
● Ability to build effective and positive client relationships quickly and fully embrace the importance of client service
● Highly organised and meticulous
● Self-starter with a proactive approach and ability to work without supervision
● Attention to detail and high-quality standards of documentation, processes and control environment
● Exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills, both verbally and written.
● Postgraduate professional legal course (i.e. LPC/BPTC/IPLS)
● Legally qualified, in any recognised British or European jurisdiction
● Spanish, German or French language skills
● Experience with other agreements such as Commodities Agreements, Bonds or Loan Documentation
● Previous exposure to the Financial Services sector in particular working closely with a sales/trading desk
● Understanding of the present and upcoming regulatory challenges for financial services firms
Where will you be based?
The role can be based in Belfast or London; however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond for short, medium and long term periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.
What is in it for you?
As we’re responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. We’re also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.
In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment
Our dedicated internal Careers Service.
25 days standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package
A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family’s) needs. Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC.
Not the role for you?
Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
Learn more here: www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.
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