Legal & Compliance Assistant

Full Time
Hybrid-working (mix of onsite in Southampton and remote)
£21k - £26k depending on experience

Hiring

How would you like to work for a global Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner, and one of the ‘Sunday Times 100 best small companies to work for’?

Clearvision is a multi-award winning company with an impressive global customer base, which specialises in Atlassian software, providing large enterprises and the public sector with consultancy, technical implementation, hosting, training and support packages for the Atlassian stack and more.

In addition to being dedicated to creating game-changing transformations for software development teams and living by the mantra; “enabling teams to reach their full potential”, we are also experts in remote working.

In return for your experience and enthusiasm, we offer you the opportunity to learn, grow and progress, as you help us support our impressive business growth plan.

Job Description

Role Purpose

To support the in-house Legal and Compliance Team in providing timely, professional and accurate legal advice and guidance, ensuring that the organisation can operate in a commercially viable and compliant manner.

The main objective of this role is to act as the primary support to the Legal, Compliance & Sustainability Lead on a wide range of matters including contracts, data protection, company law and social corporate responsibility. The department is entering an exciting period of growth as its remit expands to develop the organisation’s approach to corporate, social responsibility and to create and grow its compliance program.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Process service desk tickets that have been assigned to you by the Legal, Compliance & Sustainability Lead
  • Draft and manage various legal documentation, mainly from precedent documents
  • Arrange for the execution of legal documents
  • Accurately file legal documents on ContractSafe
  • Managing the renewal of legal documents including liaison with contract owners
  • Ensure compliance with contract procedures is maintained and report any noncompliance to Legal, Compliance & Sustainability Lead
  • Support the Legal, Compliance & Sustainability Leadwith due diligence checks for new suppliers and partners
  • Support the Legal, Compliance & Sustainability Leadwith monitoring and reporting on the companies compliance with its external and internal requirements
  • Assist with other ad hoc tasks as instructed by the Legal, Compliance & Sustainability Lead

Essential Skills/Experience

Your application will only be considered if you meet the following:-

  • University degree in Law, or relevant qualification in contract law (eg. OU contract law)
  • 1-2 years hands-on commercial work experience in a similar role

Desired Skills/Experience

Your application will be prioritised if you meet any of the following:-

  • Experience in commercial contract drafting
  • Experience in an in-house legal or compliance environment
  • Strong attention to detail, even when under pressure
  • Sound judgment and discretion on confidential matters
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively

Person Specification

You will need to be:-

  • Tenacious 
  • Practical in your approach to solutions
  • Eager to learn new skills both soft and technical
  • Efficient
  • Assertive when the situation requires
  • Approachable and responsive

Remuneration

Competitive package depending on experience, paid gross per annum, plus benefits including; pension plan, life insurance, fully comprehensive health care plan and discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, car salary sacrifice scheme, paid ‘volunteer’ days, annual equipment allowance, free books, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, paid medical injections (influenza, pneumonia, Strep B), buy-back holiday plan, flexible working hours and when in the office; free parking, free breakfast, casual office dress code  and more.

Location

Hybrid-working (mix of onsite and remote) with quarterly visits to Clearvision’s UK Southampton office.  Please note, you must have a professional home working environment (eg. separate home office) and with reliable broadband.

Please Note

  • This is a full-time position.
  • A pre-interview skills-based digital assessment may be required prior to final interview.
  • If you do not hear back from us within 14 days please be advised that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
  • Clearvision is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.
  • Passing probation will be determined when you can confidently complete every part of your role without the need for additional support.
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