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Contract Manager- 1 year contract

Contract Manager - 1 year contract

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe. 

Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.

Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.

 

What you’ll do

The Contract Manager will be the central point between several corporate legal counsels, engineering, business operations, and product teams. They will be responsible to ensure the completion of contractual documents allowing for the on-boarding of new partners, compliance in new and existing territories, and through changes in our technical stack, with an emphasis on data security and privacy regulations. They will also be assessing the existing partnerships on an annual basis. Collaborating with the Operations team on different initiatives and/or projects as well as other duties may be required.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaborating closely with regional and AdGear legal counsels with regards to contracts, amendments, and compliance for new and existing partners/vendors as well as working with partners/vendors to monitor, raise issues and have amendments signed (follow ups and redlines), more specifically:

New and existing partnerships & internal agreements: 

  • Work with Business Development & Product Managers during partner on-boarding assessment 
  • Notify all impacted regional legal counsels of points of interest in the partnership agreement 
  • Follow-ups to have contracts closed

Technical stack evolution:

  • Involvement with architecture, infrastructure, product and engineering to keep track of changes in the tech stack
  • Identify in all contracts the sections that need to be amended based on changes that took place in the tech stack (both global and local perspective) 

Changes in territory regulations and expansion to new territory:

  • High-level monitoring of data privacy regulation changes in existing territories 
  • Identify sections of all contracts impacted by regulation changes to local legal and relevant privacy counsel
  • Involvement in assessment of the technology to use in a new territory (timeline optimization) 
  • Work with local legal and GPO to determine all sections of applicable agreements that would need amendments 

Partnerships management:

  • Annual assessments of existing partnerships based on knowledge of existing relationships, cost to maintain relationship, and value to the business
  • On Boarding: Management of the partner on-boarding process
  • Termination Compliance: ensuring termination is done in compliance with contractual obligations (e.g., data retention, clearance, ...)

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor degree in business or other relevant academic background
  • Ability to manage a high volume of contracts negotiations with multiple stakeholders in fast paced environment
  • Building and maintaining relationship skills with vendors/partners
  • Strong commercial contracts drafting, reviewing, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Ability to persuade and/or influence decisions
  • Exceptional organizational and management skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and precision
  • Excellent technical knowledge and abilities
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in either commercial transactions, contract drafting & reviewing and negotiating data security clauses
  • Prior data security, data privacy regulation (GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA) preparedness experience is required
  • Experience with MSAs, SOWS, procurement agreements, etc. 
  • Experience with managing service providers, vendors, etc. for technology companies and compliance with new requirements 
  • Previous large law firm training, or in-house counsel experience with tech companies and/or clients

The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.

If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

 

About our culture…

We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey.

 

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