Contract Associate

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 16 - £ 29 / Hourly
  • Category
    Legal - Legal Secretarial
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-208816

Role: Contract Associate


Location: London


Duration: 6 months


Salary: 30,000 £ - 36,000 £ per year


Applicable Bonus: company bonus plan


Please include a cover letter when applying and tell us how you can make a difference



We are recruiting on behalf of our tech client, an AI company based in London.



The role


This role would suit a driven, highly organised person with a self-starter approach. This is a wide-ranging opportunity to work within a dynamic and fast-paced team working within an exciting environment.



Managing team's financial and legal processes



  • Work with relevant teams to draft contracts and statements of work, and ensure these are approved and filed correctly

  • Liaise with each supplier, and the internal payments team, to ensure accurate submission of invoices

  • Execute the process for payment requests, securing approval, ensuring timely payments and confirming receipt


Operations and team support



  • Respond quickly to questions from the team both internally and externally, effectively tracking and triaging information to relevant stakeholders where necessary.

  • Process administrative tasks quickly and efficiently, working with teams across the organisation, and ensuring that a broad range of activity is coordinated effectively

  • Proactively manage and monitor reports and analytics/metrics


Project Support



  • Support project planning, maintain up-to-date data, track issues, communicate progress and provide timely reports on achievements

  • Support the facilitation of projects, participating in retrospectives, standups and planning meetings

  • Play a leading role in scheduling team meetings, preparing agendas, agreeing actions and scheduling follow ups to ensure progress

  • Identify opportunities to improve ways of working, tools or processes



About you



  • Passionate about our mission and the benefits this can bring to the world; and want to contribute to our ambitious, long term goals

  • Extremely organised; comfortable multitasking and working in fast paced, changeable and ambiguous environments.

  • Flexible and highly responsive to the needs of people and projects, finding satisfaction in enabling effective team collaboration and positive change.

  • Curious, you ask questions and are energised by learning new things and developing new skills.



Essential Skills



  • Experience and understanding of different types of project management practices and methodologies and how to use and adapt these accordingly

  • Experience processing legal & finance agreements including using software/online systems for processing payments, invoices, and legal documents

  • Relevant work experience, where you can demonstrate how you have operated in a fast-paced and changing environment



If you have the above experience and meet the requirements - apply ASAP as this opportunity might be perfect for you!

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