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In-House Paralegal (Part-Time)

In-House Paralegal (Part-Time)
by Admin on 07-19-2023 at 2:31 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary

Function/Team: Legal
Location: Leamington Spa/Hybrid
Contract Type: Permanent
Reporting Line: Assistant General Counsel, EMEA
Work Hours: 16-24 hours per week dependent on candidate (part-week or part days considered)

Who We Are

Altair is leading the global convergence evolution toward smart, connected everything by delivering ground-breaking solutions in data analytics, simulation, high-performance computing, and smart connected products (IoT).

You will find a different culture at Altair in the way we work, how we interact and the collaborative approach we bring to projects. We pride ourselves on a business culture that enables open, creative thinking, and we deeply value our employees and their contributions towards our clients’ success, as well as our own. Your ideas are heard, your efforts are visible and your work impacts company growth. Communication is open and teamwork is encouraged.

What You Will Do

We are a looking for a part-time paralegal to join our in-house legal team who will apply a pragmatic, creative, and thoughtful approach negotiating customer contracts.  As a member of this close-knit team, highly collaborative team, you will be encouraged to take projects from start to completion, while aligning with Altair’s policies and coordinating with internal stakeholders worldwide.

This position will be located in Leamington with hybrid working arrangement.

Job Scope

  • Assist with the drafting and negotiation of legal and business aspects of agreements, including consulting agreements, professional services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and terms relating to the outbound licensing of Altair’s software .
  • Create and maintain standard agreement templates.
  • Assist in other projects for the Legal department, including support of improvements for contract process and management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s law degree or business administration
  • 1-3 years of experience in a corporate setting drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Ability to work and communicate well in an international, multi-layered organization with a global team while providing pragmatic, business-oriented assistance and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of other languages (French, German, Spanish) would be an advantage
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond promptly to shifting priorities
  • Respectful and highly collaborative, but with ability to work independently
  • Advanced knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat Pro

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in an international company
  • Experience with data privacy, GDPR, or other global privacy laws is a plus
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “Firsts”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer: 

  •  Competitive salary on offer (flexible dependent on experience of candidate).
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus local bank holidays and 3 days Christmas shutdown (pro-rata based on full time hours).
  • Flexible / hybrid working environment
  •   Competitive benefits package post-probationary period including but not limited to:
  • Comprehensive pension scheme with enhanced employer contribution – 10%.
  • Monthly gym membership for self
  • Health Insurance for self and family
  • Optical/Dental Cashplan for self and spouse
  • Life Insurance at 4x salary benefit
  • Income protection and comprehensive sick pay cover/enhanced statutory schemes
  • Regular team rewards including team building events/dinners/activities
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Additional Charity Day for each employee
  • Eligibility for our Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
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