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Contracts Lawyer - Fixed Term Contract

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Dublin, IE, D12 P651

Due Date:  20/04/2022
Area of Expertise:  Legal & Compliance
Unit:  Allianz Partners
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  8534

We are Allianz Partners. The leader in assistance and insurance solutions in the areas of international health, assistance, automotive and travel insurance. Allianz Partners is a global family of over 19,000 employees across 78 countries. This role is in the International Health part of the business, which has a number of well-known customer facing brands such as Allianz Care, NEXtCARE and Medi24. 

The International Health line of business provides international health, life and disability insurance and services, reinsurance and administration services to a wide range of customers. These include multinational companies, intergovernmental organisations (IGOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), private individuals, families and students. Our mission is to ensure that customers have access to quality healthcare through our support, care and commitment to go the extra mile. We are a truly global health partner for our customers, ensuring fast and simple access to the best advice, treatment and value for our customers.
 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ownership and maintenance of master Allianz Partners (AP) contracts within the Medical Provider Management Function, ensuring contracts are robust, meet current legislation and manage corporate risk, with a balanced view to ensure our network providers are able to sign the clauses without occurring unreasonable risk;
  • Ownership and Accountability for the delivery of legal contracts across the globe, including, but not limited to:
  • Enabling all AP legal entities access to a shared portfolio of contracts;
  • Legal advice for the negotiation of contracts;
  • Advice and guidance on the appropriateness of signing external contracts;
  • Drafting supporting documents for MPM such as, but not limited to non- disclosure agreements, 
  • short form contracts and memorandums of understanding, side letters, notifications;
  • Primarily manage the review of a wide variety of global agreements with international medical providers within prescribed deadlines;
  • Liaise with and manage communications with providers on contractual issues, provide guidance to MPM local teams on contract disputes, preventive and/or remedial action, steps for termination, general legal advice;
  • Liaise with and manage feedback of the global Medical Provider Management team with respect to review of provider contracts;
  • Draft agreements and new templates as and when required and periodically review and update standard contract templates;
  • Support business units in negotiation of provider contracts and other third party agreements;
  • Escalate important issues and provide support to the Legal Manager;
  • Implement / update contract management processes as required;
  • Ensure the Allianz Partners entities are protected in their contractual arrangements;
  • Delivery of the global contract strategy within the Medical Provider Management function;
  • Draft additional master documents to the Allianz Partners suite including a short form contract, air ambulance contract etc, preparing new templates as required; 
  • Manage the review of a wide variety of global agreements with international medical providers within prescribed deadlines;
  • Liaise with and manage feedback of the global Medical Provider Management team with respect to review of provider contracts;
  • Legal advice and guidance to MPM on contract disputes, steps for termination and remedial action;
  • Risk based advice to support negotiations. The post holder will be expected to generate suggestions to move contract negotiations forward;
  • Ownership and maintenance of the legal aspects of MPM`s Target Operating Model.
  • Implement contract management processes as required and keep track record of the agreements negotiated, in order to prepare relevant reports;
  • Liaise with the AP lawyers in the business units to guarantee that there are no local legal obstacles for running the centralised health care services;
  • Elaborate and update governance documents in relation to the MPM agreements, ensure the translation of templates or other files into Portuguese and Spanish; 
  • Prepare and deliver trainings to the MPM colleagues and/or to AP lawyers in the business units, as applicable.
  • Support Allianz Care Legal Team in any legal matters as required.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • To be successful in this position you will need to have the following skills/ experience:
  • Qualified lawyer with minimum 1-2 years PQE
  • Experience in contracts review, negotiation and drafting essential
  • Experience in an in-house legal role or commercial law firm required.
  • Experience in a similar industry (insurance / reinsurance) preferable
  • Excellent written English required
  • Proficiency in another EU language desirable
  • Customer focused
  • Strong communication (verbal & written)
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Highly motivated and proactive

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Partners recognizes that our strength lies in our people and we are committed to diversity and inclusivity. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us!

For more information, please visit: www.allianz-partners.com