Legal and Compliance Officer

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Part Time
Job Sector:
Legal, Procurement
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Bridgend
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
16/09/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
2buy2.com
Job Ref:
2B2/0819LCO

Legal and Compliance Officer

Location: Pencoed, Bridgend
Salary: Competitive
Working hours:  Part Time (approx. 15 - 22.5 hours per week with flexibility)
Status: Permanent

Background

As a professional procurement organisation 2buy2 works on behalf of our customers throughout the UK to secure financial savings on their day-to-day costs - enabling them to use that money where it matters most. Our highest priority is focusing on achieving savings, adding value and to provide excellent customer service to all our customers.

What 2buy2 wants from a Legal & Compliance Officer:

In conjunction with the company’s external legal advisors you will support the Director of Strategic Development, People and Compliance in providing an efficient and high-quality legal support service to the organisation.  You will be responsible for helping ensure effective supplier, framework and customer contracts are put in place to cover its activities and that the organisation is compliant with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements, enabling us to deliver a high-quality service to our customers.  Access will be provided to appropriate legal know-how resources/databases to enable you to carry out this work.

Type of person we are looking for:

Ideally with a legal degree or equivalent qualification, you will have around 2-5 years’ experience of working in a legal support role.  You will be ambitious to gain wide-ranging experience in commercial legal issues and their impact and relevance in a rapidly developing professional services environment as part of your career development.  You will have strong analytical and MS Office skills, be familiar with online sources of legal information and advice, have excellent attention to detail and good communication and organisational skills. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring 2buy2’s standard customer Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) are maintained and updated in accordance with company policies and all relevant legislation/regulation (in conjunction with our external legal advisors and 2buy2 senior management, where necessary), and that the current T&Cs are displayed on all relevant company communications/media.
  • Working with the Infrastructure & Security Manager to ensure 2buy2 is compliant with ISO 27001 standards and any other current or future applicable security legislation and regulations.
  • Working with the 2buy2 Data Protection Officer to ensure 2buy2 is compliant with GDPR Regulation and any other current or future applicable data protection legislation and regulations.
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating as necessary a full range of legally compliant standard MOU, NDA, IPR Assignment,contract and tender/call off documentation templates for use with customers, suppliers and employees, in conjunction with our external legal advisors and 2buy2 senior management.
  • Ensuring that compliance requirements arising from 2buy2 customer and supplier contracts are identified, documented and known to the 2buy2 staff responsible for ensuring and demonstrating compliance.
  • Ensuring 2buy2 IPR registrations and other protection measures are maintained and that the company is in compliance with its IPR policies.
  • Providing general legal guidance and support covering standard queries to the 2buy2 procurement help desk and customer service in order to improve the value and effectiveness of 2buy2’s customer service.
  • Drafting specific scope of service and charges schedules for customer and supplier contracts in support of 2buy2 commercial and procurement functions.
  • Ensuring contracts are properly prepared and signed off for all 2buy2 commercial activity and that complete and accurate online and hard copy contract records are maintained and updated.
  • Advising the Company Secretary on when legal issues merit consultation with 2buy2’s legal advisors and acting as primary liaison point with those legal advisors.
  • Ensuring all Companies House and other applicable returns are prepared and submitted on a timely basis.

What we can offer you:

In addition to a competitive salary we are offering the opportunity to work for a company that is experiencing a period of exciting growth. You will also get;

  • 30 days annual leave FTE (including bank holidays) pro rata per annum increasing with length of service.
  • Further enhanced leave e.g. for long term service
  • 3 days paid mission leave per annum to support a charity of your choice
  • An annual opportunity to donate a portion of the organisation’s profits to a charity of your choice
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Opportunities for further professional development including training for CPD.
  • Pension
  • On site gym and subsidised canteen
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Other benefits

GDPR:

In line with GDPR we will permanently delete information for all unsuccessful applications and we will not keep candidate information on file for future vacancies unless we ask for your consent to do so.  Please do not send us any sensitive data within your application.

To apply for this Procurement Officer role in Pencoed, please submit your current CV and contact details online.

Company Description

2buy2.com are a national buying group for UK businesses, charities, schools and churches, enabling our members to reduce costs and save time.

Closing Date:
25/09/2019

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