Location
Birmingham - James House
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About The Role

We are actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone.

Role: Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Birmingham (SCC operate hybrid working, which comprises of a mix of office and home working)

Contract Type: Permanent, full time

Salary Package: £65,000 to £75,000, Company Car/Car Allowance plus large company benefits, a broad flexible benefits scheme, and 2 paid-for volunteering days a year

Hours: 9.00 am – 5.30 pm Monday – Friday. We also offer the opportunity to benefit from a Core Hours arrangement (role-specific), providing flexibility around your personal needs
 
Interview Process: 2-stage process

Why SCC?

  • An inclusive workplace
  • Excellent package: solid basic and company benefits
  • Hybrid working & core hours in line with role requirements
  • Career development and life-long learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to join Europe's largest privately-owned IT Company
Role purpose:

We are now seeking an experienced senior legal counsel to join a small and dynamic legal team based in Birmingham. Reporting to the Head of Legal, this role has the scope to make a real impact within the business as we continue to grow organically and through strategic acquisitions.

We’re particularly interested in lawyers with significant experience in commercial contracts, (particularly managed service and outsourcing contracts), product sale and resale/distribution arrangements, SaaS, cloud services, cyber security and data. 
 
Security Clearance (or the willingness to complete) is required for this role
 
Key responsibilities:
  •  Draft, review, and negotiate contracts for commercial transactions, including general customer contracts, MSAs, consultancy arrangements, supplier terms and conditions & non-disclosure agreements 
  •  Develop and maintain standard SCC template contracts for improved business efficiency and to reflect dynamic changes in solution portfolios and methods of doing business.
  • Join customer calls to answer questions about our legal and commercial risk profile, our product and service offerings, and our operational policies and practices.
  • Assist in various legal or cross-organisational activities or projects and liaise with the other functions in the company.
  • Working independently in collaboration with expanding commercial and compliance teams on various deals under end of month, quarter, and year end pressures 
Skills and experience:
  • Qualified as a UK Lawyer
  • Experience working with commercial contracts for customers and clients across various industries
  • Good business vs risk acumen with the ability to thrive in a commercial orientated sales/customer first environment
  • Exposure to working in house (by secondment or otherwise)
  • Good Post Qualification commercial experience
  • Training and qualification from a well-recognised commercial law firm and/or in-house team is desirable.
 

About Us

SCC is Europe's largest privately-owned IT business, based out of the new £7m HQ office in Birmingham and we help clients succeed through IT transformation and exceptional customer experiences. We are a business where innovation is greater as we combine unique ideas, people and disciplines. We are a global company that is passionate about IT and where we look to simplify the complex.

We are an equal opportunities employer

SCC is committed to providing equal opportunities and a proactive and inclusive approach to equality and diversity in employment. No applicant or employee will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic which are defined as sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender reassignment, trade union membership or non-membership, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race and religion or belief.

 
If you are selected for interview, and need any reasonable adjustments made for your interview, please let the SCC Talent Acquisition team know, at the point of scheduling.
 
Diversity & Inclusion at SCC - https://www.scc.com/diversity-and-inclusion/
 
 

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