Contracts Manager- Legal

Role overview:

We are looking for a highly qualified Contracts Manager with a good understanding of legal in the ongoing development of legal mechanisms and contractual arrangements for our Skills Impact India Bond and a wider portfolio of social finance programmes such as the Quality Education India DIB and others. You will be BAT’s in-house legal advisor and will be the point of contact for all legal matters.

As social finance is a relatively new method of philanthropic funding, we are aware that it's unlikely that you are a specialist in this particular area but a high-level understanding of complex funding arrangements across different judications is required. You will be equally at home providing strategic advice to senior management and rolling your sleeves up and drafting documents. The role will be 3 days a week initially but has the potential to increase/decrease over time.

You will also be working and managing the work and relationships with our external legal counsel firms related to various projects in both India, Pakistan and the UK on current and upcoming projects.

Job description:

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How to apply:

Deadline: midday 25 February 2021; Interviews will take place the following week. We would aim to close the process asap and request an immediate start thereafter.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a CV and a covering letter, no longer than two sides, explaining how you meet the criteria and why you would be the best person for the job recruitment@britishasiantrust.org


Please note that all interviews will be virtually held on Zoom or Microsoft Teams.