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Legal Contracts Manager

Job Title: Legal Contracts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG377
Job Published: September 19, 2019 15:14

Job Description

We currently have a new opportunity for a Legal Contracts Manager to join our Legal team in Leatherhead.


Reporting to the Legal Director, you will support the our in-house Legal team in compliance matters and in other general legal issues, this will include:


Monitor the GDPR inbox and respond to requests from data subjects.
Assist the GDPR privacy team in investigating, carrying out an initial risk assessment of and recording personal data incidents, as well as review and negotiate client variations.
Update and maintain the GDPR data asset register as and when any new processes / changes to processes are notified to the GDPR privacy team.
Review and comment on a range of documents including short leases and licenses, collateral warranties and consultants’ appointments.
Help to produce quarterly legal and compliance ‘dashboards’ for the Legal team and carry out legal research where required.
Assist in managing county court claims and statutory demands.
Arrange the execution of documents where appropriate.      

We are looking for you will have worked in a similar role and already have a breadth or experience, a solid understanding of non-contentious construction law and an interest in regulatory matters including the GDPR.


To be successful in the role you will be a professional and effective communicator with a commercial, proactive, confident and pragmatic approach.


 A bit about us:


Wates Group was established in 1897 and it is now one of the largest, most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


We employ around 4,000 people, working with a diverse range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors. Our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.


We offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers. Learning and development activity is aligned with our business priorities and in 2018 we invested c.£1.5m in 6,546 training and e-learning days.


As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with both Investors in People and C2E (Committed to Equality).


Our In-house Recruitment Team embrace diversity and are focused on finding the best people to join us here at Wates. Apply today and one of our team will be in contact.

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