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Executive / Senior Executive - Legal



Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

Poka is looking for a dynamic Executive / Senior Executive - Legal to play a pivotal role in our Legal team. If you have 2-3 years' experience in contracts management, then we want to talk to you.

As an Executive / Senior Executive - Legal, you will report to the Senior Legal Counsel, and will work closely with our sales, marketing, HR and finance teams in North America and Europe to facilitate smooth contract execution processes.

What you’ll be responsible for:

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our contractual processes. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and improving the end-to-end contract lifecycle, from drafting to execution and beyond (eg. storage, renewals, compliance management, etc.), using analytics and relevant KPIs.

  • Serving as the owner of our contract lifecycle management tool.

  • Ensuring support to legal work by assessing legal and contractual risks, and ways to mitigate them (eg. confidentiality agreements).

  • Assisting in reviewing contracts to identify potential risks and ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, and revenue operations, to resolve contractual issues and optimize contract performance.


What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree or other degree in a relevant field.

  • 2-3 years of prior experience in contract management or a related field.

  • Experience in the B2B/SaaS industry.

  • Working proficiency in English and French.

  • Demonstrated understanding of contract law and legal principles; familiarity with privacy laws and regulations.

For you to excel in this role, you need:

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.

  • Strong work ethic and attention to details (high level of accuracy).

  • Adaptability and resilience in navigating complex and evolving business landscapes.

  • Experience with contract management tools or processes; proficiency with eSignature tool, Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce (or other CRM), Google Drive, etc.

If you are a proactive and detail-oriented professional with a passion for driving contractual excellence, we invite you to join our team as an Executive / Senior Executive - Legal. Apply now to contribute to our success and advance your career in contract management!

Additional Information

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.