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Job Post: Vacancy for Manager – Legal & Corporate at CACTUS, Mumbai

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About us:

Cactus Communications is a technology company accelerating scientific advancement. We collaborate with researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations. We offer editorial, translation, education, and training solutions for researchers; strategic and tactical scientific content solutions to global life science organizations; AI-powered scholarly publishing solutions for journals and researchers; and solutions for science dissemination and engagement with peers, public, and policymakers for wider research outreach. We also incubate seed and early-stage startups that share our mission to solve global problems with science and technology solutions.

We have offices in London, Princeton, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, Aarhus, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Excellent drafting and vetting skills in respect of various legal agreements such as Service Contracts, Business Agreements, Vendor agreement, NDA’s, Settlement Agreements, RFP’s, lease deeds etc.
  2. Negotiating Contracts with clients/ vendors/ attorney and concluding Legal documentation thereof.
  3. Independently manage all legal and contractual queries through legal help desk within TAT’s.
  4. Responsible for legal compliances under Global Data Protection Regulations and other Privacy laws (“GDPR”)
  5. Drafting, implementation and monitoring of various legal and corporate governance policies such as Anti-bribery, Confidentiality, IP etc.
  6. To draft, issue legal notice on behalf of companies and to reply legal notice issued to companies
  7. Analyze existing & new legislation/amendments & notifications that impact the Business; bring to the notice of the appropriate functions about their implications and applicability; guide them in formulating a suitable plan of action.
  8. Liaison with the Legal Consultant for business critical legal issues wherever needed
  9. Assistance in managing secretarial compliance for Cactus India and overseas subsidiaries such as coordinate board meetings, shareholders meetings drafting minutes and resolution etc. for Cactus India and overseas subsidiaries.
  10. Ensure timely filings of all forms and documents including maintaining all relevant statutory registers for Cactus India and overseas subsidiaries

Profile Experience / Qualification:

  1. Should be an LLB with minimum 5 to 6 years’ experience and should have worked as in-house legal and CS counsel in a company.
  2. Strong legal and analytical skills with high level of attention to detail
  3. Sound knowledge and understanding of Indian corporate and contractual laws. Candidate having experience and knowledge of international corporate and contractual laws would be preferred
  4. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish effective relationships at all organizational levels
  5. Highly motivated, independent with quality mindset

Awards and Recognition:

  • Consistently ranked among the top 20 on the global list of the Top 100 Companies for Telecommute Jobs ( since 2016
  • Recognized as one of Asia’s 100 Most Admired Brands 2020 by White Page International (2020).
  • Recipient of two bronze Stevie® Awards (Most Exemplary Employer and Most Valuable Corporate Response) at the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business (2020)
  • Recognized as one of the Best Companies for Millennials by Times Ascent and Learning & Organisation Development Roundtable (2019)
  • Emerged as one of the top 10 companies determined as a safe workplace for women in India in a survey conducted by Rainmaker (2019)
  • Ranked #1 among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute (2017)

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