Legal Counsel, Group and Knowledge Solutions

BSI Companies
May 18, 2024
Jun 15, 2024
Contract Type

Legal Counsel, Group and Knowledge Solutions page is loaded Legal Counsel, Group and Knowledge Solutions Apply locations London, United Kingdom time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id JR

Great that you're thinking about a career with BSI!

We are looking for an individual to join us as our Legal Counsel for our Group & Knowledge Solutions functions.

The position will be mainly based at the Group's headquarters in London. The Group Legal team comprises of qualified lawyers (some based internationally in the United States and Asia) and includes the Company Secretarial and Compliance & Ethics sub functions. It works closely with the Group's senior leadership team. Your role will be to provide legal and commercial expertise to BSI Group as a member of the team.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing legal support to BSI Group on a wide range of commercial matters as a member of the Group Legal team with a focus on commercial law.
  • Assisting business colleagues in the drafting, negotiation, review and approval of a wide range of contracts including client contracts (primarily related to the Knowledge Solutions division), supplier contracts, and documents connected to standards–making.
  • Supporting commercial projects, including creating project plans, liaising with business colleagues, negotiating with external partners and taking the lead in drafting and concluding a wide range of contracts.
  • To provide advice and guidance on intellectual property matters and the Group's obligations as set out by its unique governance regime.
  • Providing advice and guidance on the Group's obligations in the conduct of its knowledge, assurance and compliance activities in accordance with international laws, accreditation rules and industry best practice including privacy, data protection and competition law.

About You

  • Solicitor with demonstrable post–qualification experience.
  • IT literate.
  • Commercially astute, focused on a practical approach and adding value.
  • A great team player with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • High levels of learning agility.

BSI offers a competitive total reward package, an independent and varied job in an international environment, flexible working hours, ongoing training and development with the inclusion of 27–days annual leave, paid sick leave, bank holidays, health insurance, life insurance, pension plan with company contribution, car allowance (dependent on role), income protection, paid maternity leave, paid paternity leave, paid parental leave, adoption leave, compassionate leave, paid bereavement leave, learning and development opportunities, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.

Do you believe the world deserves excellence?

We are proud to be the business improvement company for other organisations to become more sustainable and resilient and finally to inspire trust in their products, systems, services, and the world we live in.

Headquartered in London, BSI is the world's first national standards organization with more than 100 years of experience. We are a global partner for 86,000 companies and organizations in over 193 countries, offering development, auditing, certification, and training services, including innovative software solutions and cyber security expertise for all industries: from aerospace and automotive to food, construction, energy, healthcare, IT and trade sectors. Incorporated by Royal Charter, we're truly impartial, and home to the ultimate mark of trust, the Kitemark.

Through our unique combination of consulting, training, assurance and regulatory services we bring solid and broad knowledge to every company.

If you want to contribute to this inspiring challenge, bring your open and enthusiastic mindset to our dynamic team, apply now and become part of the BSI family!

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BSI is committed to ensuring the diversity of our workforce reflects that of our clients and the communities in which we operate. Our goal is to create a sense of belonging for all employees by providing opportunities to develop, grow, and engage with our global organization all while having fun doing great work. BSI is a community where everyone can thrive.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to be made on account of a disability orimpairment throughout out our recruiting process,please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner.

Our Excellence Behaviours: Client–centric, Agile, Collaborative. These three behaviours represent how we do things at BSI. They help us ensure that BSI is a great place to work and a highly successful business.

BSI is conducting face–to–face interviews where appropriate and possible. If you are invited to a face–to–face interview but feel more comfortable with conducting the interview virtually, please speak to a member of our recruitment team.

About Us

BSI is a business improvement and standards company and for over a century BSI has been recognized for having a positive impact on organizations and society, building trust and enhancing lives.

Today BSI partners with more than 77,500 clients in 195 countries and engages with a 15,000 strong global community of experts, industry and consumer groups, organizations and governments.
Utilizing its extensive expertise in key industry sectors – including automotive, aerospace, built environment, food and retail, and healthcare – BSI delivers on its purpose by helping its clients fulfil theirs.
BSI provides organizations with the confidence to grow by partnering with them to tackle society's critical issues – from climate change to building trust in digital transformation and everything in between – to accelerate progress towards a better society and a sustainable world.