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Commercial Counsel - Supply Chain Solutions

Makati City , Philippines

Ref#: 19045099

Date published: 2-Jan-2020

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  • Provide general legal support to APAC GWS Supply Chain Solutions regarding vendor/subcontractor matters;
  • Own APAC standard contract templates (Master Service Agreement, Service Agreement, Preferred Supplier Agreement, NDAs, etc.) used for vendors/subcontractors who provide services to CBRE’s clients where CBRE acts as facilities manager (“Downstream Contracts”);
  • Conduct periodic Review of Contracts Suite and update / improve / adjust based on country / client / industry change changes.
  • Review and negotiate legal issues in Downstream Contracts, where required;
  • Assist in creating local country agreements for global Downstream Contracts to be used in APAC, where required;
  • Review and negotiate legal issues in corporate contracts for CBRE’s recruitment service providers, where requested;
  • Provide guidance and guardrails on use of Downstream Contracts and other related processes;
  • Conduct legal clinics to train sourcing managers on use of Downstream Contracts and other related matters;
  • Collect flowdowns and customize for use in APAC context and APAC Service Agreement context;
  • Liaise between team/account where the flowdowns originated and assist in developing a guide for use in APAC; and
  • Provide legal clinic on flowdowns where necessary;
  • Publish quarterly legal bulletins for supply chain on any updates, case studies, and other legal-related announcements;
  • Manage SharePoint that provides materials on Downstream Contracts and guides primarily to sourcing managers; and
  • Liaise with local counsels on local law queries. 
  • Ensure alignment with Country Counsel as appropriate.
  • Review country statue/regulatory issues & challenges to determine how they affect the supply contracting set up as and when such issues come up.
  • Own & Manage Supply Contract execution process, signatory records & amend/adjust as required to ensure continued efficiency.
  • Continue to develop & manage contract clause library & and it management within MySource.
  • Preferably Juris Doctor or LLB graduate, with 3-5 years experience. Experience in contracts is an advantage. 
  • Excellent English Communication Skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and set priorities with excellent follow-up skills and organization. Some litigation background helpful, as well as experience in supervising outside counsel and monitoring litigation.
  • Willing to be assigned at M1 Tower Makati.