Bilingual Commercial Contracts Manager, Office of the General Counsel

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Date: Aug 11, 2022

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 108644   
Primary Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
All Available Locations: Montreal 

 

Our Purpose

 

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems.
  • Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it. 


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in French and in English with Deloitte’s Office of the General Counsel (OGC)? Are you looking to support and learn from a passionate team of legal professionals? Then we’re looking for talent like you to join the OGC! 

What will your typical day look like?


As a Bilingual Commercial Contracts Manager you will manage contract requests from the business, gather information, manage the contracting process, draft, review and amend contracts, and engage in contract negotiations on behalf of the Office of the General Counsel. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
 

  • Manage incoming contract requests from various areas of the business in French and in English, including RFP’s, RIF’s, Master Service Agreements, engagement letters, renewals, statements of work, license agreements and confidentiality agreements;
  • Gather appropriate information necessary for the preparation of contract documents or contract negotiation through the analysis of preliminary information provided by lines of business to determine the nature of the request, validate the urgency, and determine potential risk to the organization; discuss requirements with the lines of business and identify possible contracting options appropriate in the circumstances; and gather additional information often found in sources such as proposals, business cases, and correspondence;
  • Manage the contracts process, database and records retention as well as create a library of precedents that can be leveraged as needed;
  • Review, draft and amend a variety of contracts to accurately reflect business requirements; recommend alternatives, additions or changes, when necessary, to conform with internal policies, minimize risk, and achieve proper framing of the business needs;
  • Daily activities include contract drafting, negotiating, and working with senior lawyers and various business groups.

About the team


The Office of the General Counsel is a national, high performing group of professionals providing legal advice to the Deloitte Canada firm and our business leaders. They advise on corporate, commercial, regulatory, risk, employment, and litigation matters. Our work is rewarding, and we see the impact of the services we provide to our clients.     

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone who has:
 

  • 5+ years at an in-house legal or procurement department, with experience in contract management/negotiations;
  • A post-secondary degree, Paralegal Diploma/Degree or law degree (i.e. including foreign trained lawyers);
  • The ability to communicate, draft and negotiate agreements at an advanced level in French;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications;
  • High organization skills, strong time management skills and is detail oriented;
  • The ability to balance conflicting priorities, multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in French and in English;
  • The ability to communicate in a professional manner in French and in English;
  • The ability to work independently and as a team contributor.
  • Licensed by the Law Society of Ontario is an asset, but not mandatory.
     

 

Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.

 

Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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