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Paralegal (M/F)


18.05.2022 | Porto | Referência: 2044027


Paralegal (M/F)


Your new company:

Kantar have an exciting role for an enthusiastic, organised and commercially-oriented paralegal. The successful candidate will primarily support the Commercial Legal team and provide transactional support to the Kantar business, including reviewing and drafting contracts using templates, playbooks and policies, liaising with and providing guidance to stakeholders in Kantar divisions and functions, and supporting the strategic initiatives of the in-house legal function, including knowhow, process improvement and technology implementation. This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of a fast growing in-house legal function aligned to creating value add for Kantar and which is focused on the growth and development of its team members. The ideal candidate for this role will develop a thorough understanding of Kantar’s multifaceted business in market research and data insights. This role would suit an experienced paralegal, or a recent graduate seeking to begin their career in the in-house legal team of a global business.

Your new role:

  • Assist the wider global legal team and Kantar’s global business divisions and functions.

  • Coordinate legal team inboxes and perform administrative tasks related to the Legal function.

  • Provide proactive support to draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements using legal knowhow, templates, playbooks and policies, and analysing legal and commercial risks to craft appropriate legal solutions.

  • You will demonstrate a keen ability to identify legal and business concerns including alignment with Kantar’s business principles and a strong sense of when to escalate such matters internally.

  • Build trusting relationships with stakeholders and clients.

  • Assist in developing and refining Legal team knowhow including template agreements, playbooks and policies to address the evolving needs of a growing business

What you'll need to succeed:

  • A law degree, or equivalent conversion course.

  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong business acumen and ability to advise on business-related legal issues.

  • Attention to detail and application and development of legal knowhow to achieve commercially desirable outcomes, using drafting and negotiation skills.

  • A team player who can build bridges with clients and is proactive in client support.

  • Able to work effectively across cultures and time zones.

  • The ability to organise work and competing priorities and manage expectations of stakeholders.

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and evolving business.

  • A commitment to personal development and learning and a focus on continual improvement.

  • Prior paralegal experience is desirable.

What the company can offer you

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us. We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well being is taken into consideration. We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes.

Next step

Please share with us you English resume if you match these skills and have the willingness to join this ambitious project at Kantar.