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Contract Review Manager

Date:  10-Jul-2021
Country:  India
Function:  Olam Global Business Service
Sub-Function:  Management


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

Working collaboratively with and be accountable to the entire Legal function team in relation to their various initiatives and operational requirements.
Defining, with key stakeholders, the scope of work, cost/budget, resources required, time schedule, and detailed work allocation and fully understand business requirements of the legal function, 
Engaging with stakeholders to optimise and simplify function tools and processes using and implementing appropriate technology to assist. 
Serving as the key contact for the project stakeholders, and an escalation point for project issues. 
Organising, monitoring and controlling activities to ensure achievement of plans and use of the available resources, 
Ensuring projects and operations follow sound methodology and execution practices in accordance with Olam internal directives and procedures.
Keeping abreast of developments in the legal operations and legal technology space, and continually seeking to find way so of improving internal processes in consultation with key stakeholders. Provide updates to Legal Exco.

Key Areas of Legal Operations you will be involved in are:  
Monitoring and reporting on successful progress of initiatives, organising workgroups and encouraging progress and reporting Preparing presentations for function reviews and initiative progress,
Ensuring optimum usage of Legal activities/litigation/IP tracking database (Dilitrust) and ensuring it is kept up to date and working to implement periodic validation steps and processes to achieve this,
Development and production of Legal Management metrics,
Development of IP management system leveraging off the Dilitrust tool,
Development of and assistance with effective internal and external Legal Communications activities, 
Preparation of materials for BAC updates,
Research, subscription and coordination on fit for purpose publications, courses and external speaker events – internal education,
Develop legal function excellence through reference to CLOC guidelines,
Keep up to date and informed about any change in strategy & technology and external developments and best practice in legal operations and legal technology, 
Planning and coordination of Legal training program with Global Legal Compliance and Operations Manager, HR and Shared Services Group and ensuring that the implementation of such programs are in line with prescribed requirements.


Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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