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Procurement Lawyer

Date: 31-Dec-2021

Location: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL-Netherlands

Company: Atos

About Atos
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. 

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
At Atos, our ambition is to be a diverse and inclusive company where people are truly free to be themselves.  They can thrive, achieve their personal goals and innovate without limitations. We welcome everyone to apply. Family friendly, flexible working arrangements will be considered across all roles.


The opportunity

We are looking for a qualified solicitor or barrister with demonstrable post-qualification experience obtained in a top-tier commercial firm or chambers or tier one commercial organisation to support the procurement activity of a leading technology services company. Ideally, your experience will be primarily in the technology sector and have included drafting, negotiating and advising on issues related to outsourcing, consulting, licensing, hosting, software development and other third-party engagements.


Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • The review, drafting, and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial contracts working closely with Atos commercial, procurement and sales leads.
  • Advising the business on tender processes and participating in contractual negotiations with a range of suppliers, and partners in different sectors.
  • Advising in board-level contract reviews and undertaking corporate consultations and escalations within the Atos Group
  • Advising on public procurement issues, data protection law and TUPE matters.


Signs of success

To be successful in this role, you’ll need a rich combination of experience, proven skills, and personal attributes. See below to find out if you’re the person we’re looking for.

London based contract. This position will be based in London with some flexibility to work from home. We need lawer who has jurisdiction for the BTN region (Benelux and the Nordics). 


Skills we can’t do without:

  • A qualified solicitor or barrister with demonstrable post-qualification experience, preferably with experience of commercial, contract management and disputes
  • Excellent academic qualifications
  • Previous experience in the IT sector
  • Ability to deliver and manage personal workload
  • Enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility, and proactivity in solving issues
  • Good team spirit


Skills we’d like:

International experience


How to apply
Confident this sounds like you? Then do not hesitate to apply! 
Please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.
We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the application process for people with disabilities.

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.


More reasons to join us
In addition to joining a large and successful company such as Atos, you can also expect a fantastic range of benefits. These include: 
-    Attractive salary
-    25 days of Annual leave + an option to purchase more through our Flexible Benefits 
-    Flex benefits system – exciting opportunity to choose your own benefits
-    Retail discounts
-    Pension - matching contribution up to 10%
-    Private Medical Scheme 
-    Life Assurance
-    Enrolment in our Share scheme  - subject to scheme eligibility criteria  
-    Unlimited opportunities to learn in our Training platforms