Company: Genpact
Location: London



Vice President, Commercial Counsel – Legal
Function: Legal

London, UK

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Inviting applications for the role of
VP, Commercial Counsel – Legal

We are in search of a Commercial Lawyer to lead negotiations of complex outsourcing, technology and digital deals. The incoming executive will draft agreements, identify risks, and advise the business on how to mitigate deal risk. The role works closely with the sales and commercial organizations and SMEs from across the company, including tax, insurance, operations, etc.


Trusted advisor to sales, commercial and other business functions, supporting all phases of outsourcing and technology engagements, from RFP to execution.

Advise on legal and regulatory issues throughout deal lifecycle including commercial terms, risk management, intellectual property, software licensing, cloud/SaaS, ARD/TUPE, data privacy, security and compliance issues.

Structure, draft and negotiate customer technology and outsourcing contracts, driving closure effectively with an appropriate balance of risk

Contribute to the development of know-how, knowledge capital, templates and tools to establish effective and efficient profile of legal team. Utilize digital to improve operational efficiency, re-imaging processes and developing tools to improve legal services.

Provide training and skills development, collaborate with and develop talent in other legal team members

Travel to client / Genpact offices as needed


Highly skilled negotiator, with shown success closing complex managed services and technology deals

First seat experience negotiating against partner level private practice lawyers and senior in-house lawyers

Qualified solicitor, barrister or European-qualified lawyer with a 15+ years’ experience

Commercial and pragmatic approach, able to see the big picture and solve for obstacles, driving deals to closure quickly within reasonable risk parameters

Ability to build effective working relationships across a fast paced and evolving business, to communicate effectively with internal business partners as well as with clients, acting as a business person with a “legal” hat

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to balance and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks effectively

Proficient contract drafting skills – experience with working from customer drafted forms, good awareness of local market positions on key risks

Some experience of or exposure to commercial, pricing and operational issues and disputes handling will be an asset

Experience or familiarity with new computing models and concepts (such as RPA, AI and data mining) intellectual property, data protection, security including cyber security, as well as supporting other company projects as required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and at least one European language

Tech savvy – proficient in the Microsoft Office 365 toolset, especially Word, Excel and SharePoint

Genpact is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.
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Vice President

Primary Location
United Kingdom-London

Education Level
Bachelor’s / Graduation / Equivalent

Job Posting
Sep 20, 2019, 7:33:20 PM

Unposting Date
Nov 20, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

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Job Category
Full Time