Company Secretary & Contract Management in Legal

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Company Secretary & Contract Management in Legal



salary  offered : Not disclosed

Desired : Company Secretary, Legal, Secretarial Activities, Contract Management

8-12 Yrs

Job Description :

Location – Mumbai – Goregaon Key ResponsibilitiesBoard Affairs: Conducting Board and Committee meetings Ensuring compliance with the provisions of Insurance Act and other designate regulations Secretarial support for finalisation of the Companys Annual Report Building strong business relationship with Regulator, business partners and statutory authorities through regular interface Establish a Compliance oriented culture within the organisation and ensuring that compliance reporting is done within the stipulated time Contracts: Identify areas of risk in relation to Organizations operations and provide solutions to manage the risks. Review, draft and negotiate agreements, documents and manage the contractual risks. Assist in the development of best practices within Organization with regard to the legal aspects of commercial and contractual matters or other broad range of matters To provide strategic legal advice in terms of new and proposed legislation and their impact on the commercial agreements. Leads discussions between clients and other functions within MetLife to ensure the best legal solution to meet commercial objectives and to encourage best practiceProvide regular reports and updates to RM and to internal functions, as appropriate Measures of Performance:Board Affairs: Smooth conduct of Board and Committee meetings and ensuring good corporate governance Proactive interaction with the regulator and regular knowledge sharing on policy matters Timely and smooth conduct of meetings Satisfactory relationship with the Audit Committee and Board on compliance related issuesContracts:Timely closure of AgreementsMinimise unforeseen legal exposure for the Company and its executivesTimely legal support in terms of legal interpretation required for business performanceQuality of legal advice/ opinionCompliance with the provisions of Insurance Act and other regulatory provisionsProvide in – house legal support required by functions in internal as well as external dealingsDefend the Company and its executives against any legal exposureEstablishes effective relationships with customers and staff, networks effectively within and without the organization and relates well to individualsat all levels, follows instructions and procedures, adheres to schedules and demonstrates commitment to the organization. Qualifications:Company Secretary from ICSI. Post graduate/ Solicitor in Law from a recognised university. He/ She should have never been debarred/ disqualified by ICSI or from the Bar council of India.Skills/ knowledge:Sound academic recordExcelling drafting skills and command over English languageGood command over Corporate and civil LawsExposure to insurance regulationsExcellent drafting and oratory skillsStrong networking and influencing skillsExperience:At least eight years legal experience ideally in a leading organization, with a proven track record Proven track record of providing accurate and effective legal counsel; Proven track record of adding value to an organization through the development of comprehensivecontract documents that mitigate risk and penalties. Contract negotiation and drafting;Experience of handling advisory work at a local levelShould have worked on independent projects in a multinational environmentExposure to dealing/ negotiation with firms specialising in taking ad-hoc/ Contractual/ retainer assignments