Manager, Contract Management

7-9 years
15 days ago 5 Applied
Job Description


To contribute towards developing best in class contract management function which, while servicing the internal business and control stakeholders in contracts, legal documents, T&Cs etc, is also able to insulate the business from risks.Implement technology enabled tools and experience-based initiatives to make the contracting process automated, efficient, and effective.

Description of KRAs

  1. Contracts:
  1. Standardisation of templates while prescribing negotiable and non-negotiable clauses basis risk categorisation and type of contracts.
  2. Set up an efficient drafting and review process of contracts and other legal documents for various business lines including payments, technology, merchants, product specific like insurance, mutual funds, coupons etc.
  3. Lead contractual negotiations and closure independently.


  1. Develop commercial understanding of the business and each product line for risk assessment including what is mandatorily required under various regulations for financial services products like insurance and mutual funds.
  2. Provide expert & strategic legal advice on various aspects of business to management on optimising the contracting process, stamping, e-sign, repository access etc.
  3. Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action as the business is large, has PAN India operations and offices, ability to anticipate issues and estimate risks, identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks.


  1. Communications with relevant counter parties / external counsels for contract finalisation.
  2. Systematise the contracting process, TAT expectations, repository and retrieval process.
  3. Establish an auditable and robust process for renewals and monitoring of key requirements of contracts.
  4. Deployment of technology-based solutions and tools to make the end to end contracting process efficient, effective and best in class as to quality of drafting and risk mitigation.
  5. Keep abreast of legislative change & maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation to continue to improve contract versions.

Min Qualification

  1. LL. B/ LLM.
  2. Minimum 7 years post-qualification experience.
  3. Have strong drafting and communication skills.
  4. Exposure to a variety of contracts - Complex IT /software development, licensing, real estate to variety of vendor, supplier, employment, service contracts - both revenue and expense line contracts.
  5. Overall good legal knowledge (corporate law, employment laws, business laws, data privacy practises, info sec standards, etc). Exposure on regulatory compliance and litigation is a good to have but not mandatory.

Expectations other than qualification & technical experience:

  1. Committed and ready to work under pressure.
  2. High degree of professional ethics and integrity, excellent judgement, analytical skills and good interpersonal skills.
  3. Willingness to learn, improve and challenge the status quo for the better.
  4. Good Negotiation skill and general commercial acumen.




data privacy practises
info sec standards
employment laws
commercial acumen
business laws


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Job Source:

PhonePe is an Indian digital payments and financial technology company headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. PhonePe was founded in December 2015, by Sameer Nigam, Rahul Chari and Burzin Engineer. The PhonePe app, based on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI), went live in August 2016. It is owned by Flipkart, a subsidiary of Walmart.The PhonePe app is available in 11 Indian languages. Using PhonePe, users can send and receive money, recharge mobile, DTH, data cards, make utility payments, pay at shops, invest in tax saving funds, liquid funds, buy insurance, mutual funds, gold and silver.