The niche skill set of a commercial contract manager is in demand now more than ever. Ever increasing numbers of technology businesses throughout Europe are seeing the value of a function that helps to ensure profitable, deliverable business with an appropriate risk profile secured by expertly negotiated contractual terms and maintained through professional, dedicated post-award contract management.
We have made key appointments with established commercial contract management departments who need to recruit new talent to strengthen their existing team and also with companies who need to establish a commercial contract management function from scratch within a country or region. We have developed an excellent network of commercial talent across Europe with a combination of pre-signature and post-signature expertise, a range of backgrounds including legal, finance and technology, and experience of managing contracts for a range of technology services including Systems Integration, ITO, BPO, Cloud Services, AI, IoT, Blockchain, Big Data and Digital Transformation with customers across the full range of industry sectors.
In recent years the in-house lawyer searches of our clients have become increasingly specialised. Requests for a generalist have been replaced by demands for niche skill sets such as senior contracting lawyers who have experience of negotiating blockchain and artificial intelligence contracts or senior employment lawyers with experience of negotiating a tailored European Works Council agreement. The one constant demand from our clients is that the candidate must see the bigger picture and understand the business as a whole, not just the specific legal topic they are responsible for. It is our job to find skilled lawyers who are commercially astute and understand the technology industry.
The in-house legal positions we recruit for cover the following areas: