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Job Post: Vacancy for Legal Counsel at Tata Communications, Mumbai

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Role: Legal Counsel

Designation:Assistant Manager

Location:Mumbai (BKC) or Delhi (BanglaSaheb)


Selected candidates will be part of Tata Communications’ legal team.  They will:

(a) work on routine commercial, procurement real estate matters; and corporate secretarial

(b) support business and user teams in reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal documentation;

(c) perform related duties.

Detailed responsibilities are as under:

  • Provide day-to-day support to the business teams for commercial and procurement transactions of Tata Communications Limited within India region and other geographies as required and assigned from time to time.
  • Work closely and effectively with business teams, and other user functions to provide commercial, corporate transactional support for all business lines relating to Tata Communications Limited and its group companies, as required and assigned.  Work closely and effectively with business teams and with senior management teams to understand their needs and assist them in negotiating legal documents with third parties.
  • Render contractual related support to the litigation, compliance and regulatory teams.
  • Independently draft, review and negotiate a range of agreements, including customer contracts, marketing contracts, legal documentations, etc. (with sound knowledge of commercial laws) for the parent and parent’s subsidiaries.
  • Review tender documents, RFPs and vendor contracts under and advise business/sales teams of relevant issues and risks in line with the legal requirements.
  • Should be abreast with the applicable laws and statutes and should be able to exercise judgement and discretion to opine on legal issues.
  • Proactively come up with new processes to manage risk factors.
  • Support general corporate and administrative activities within the team;
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Skills and Ability

  • Prior experience in contract management in Telecom/ IT sector. Experience of contract management in new age technologies like IoT, cloud etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Strong time management, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills on legal propositions.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of products.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple transactions and persons while using sound judgment, initiative, discretion and a proactive approach to work.
  • Ability to work on and meet demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team, in a culturally diverse, changing and challenging environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and/or sensitive business information and handle work with utmost integrity

Educational Qualification and experience

Qualified with excellent academic background and Law Degree from a reputable university/institution. Candidate should be qualified in India with minimum post qualification experience of 4+ years in corporate commercial law. Exposure to the telecom sector would be an advantage.

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