HEAD OF COMMERCIAL

7 days left

Recruiter
Gymshark
Location
Solihull
Salary
Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted
04 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

OVERVIEW:

We are looking for a technically excellent and proactive Solicitor to act as Gymshark’s in-house Commercial Counsel to review, negotiate and provide advice on a range of commercial contracts.  

The main purpose of the role is to safeguard Gymshark’s interests and assets, through strong contract, compliance and value-added solution management.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts typically entered into by Gymshark including: Supply Agreements, Terms and Conditions, IT Agreements, NDAs, Warehousing & Logistics, Sponsorship and Endorsement Agreements. 
  • Drafting Policies and educating internal stakeholders on a variety of compliance issues, including: Data Protection & document retention; Anti-Bribery & Corruption; and Modern Slavery.
  • Assisting with a Corporate transactions including; joint ventures, M&A and other collaborations.
  • Where necessary, instructing and managing external advisors to safeguard Gymshark’s interests and assets.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure that appropriate risk management procedures are in place to cover contractual and compliance risk management.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and help to promote the Legal Team within the business.
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Base your decision-making process on ethics and integrity
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, athletes, agencies)
  • Continue professional development; share such knowledge within the Legal team and, where appropriate, with internal stakeholders.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales
  • Proven specialism in commercial and contract law either in private practice or in-house with demonstrable experience of working on commercial contracts with Procurement, Supply Chain and Marketing
  • Commercial Awareness and a creative problem solver with the ability to think laterally and understand the cost and value drivers within a competitive business environment
  • A sound understanding of how legal issues affect organisations and the ability to apply that knowledge pragmatically
  • Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with both technical and non-technical colleagues, translating complex concepts into simple terms where required
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members to deliver immediate tasks
  • Strong project management and prioritisation skills
  • The ability to thrive, with minimum level of supervision, in a risk-taking, fast paced environment
  • You are a naturally curious thinking, self-driven character with a passion for understanding customers and meeting their needs

SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE AT GYMSHARK…

  • Create, believe, lead the strategy and energise the organisation
  • Are comfortable with being uncomfortable
  • Understand and can operate in an environment where change is the norm

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