Legal Job opening : Resource Person – Legal at Azim Premji Foundation

About Us

Azim Premji Foundation is a not-for profit organisation that has been working since 2000 with the elementary education system in rural government schools.

Job Description

  • Draft, review and negotiate various kinds of agreements including high-value EPC, service agreements, software license agreements, and land purchase and leases.
  • Develop and implement standard contract templates and compliance checklists
  • Advice on legal & secretarial aspects and applicable statutory compliances of various legal entity structures.
  • Draft minutes of board meetings, board resolutions and co-ordinate with the external consultant for various legal & statutory filing requirements- for trust, society & Sec 8 company structures.
  • Front end all compliances related to Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  • Drive compliance with various labour statutes such as Shops & Commercial Establishments Act, Provident Fund, Minimum Wages Act, Contract Labour Regulation Act etc.
  • Research, interpret and apply pertinent statutes, regulations, and case laws to multiple aspects of Foundation work.
  • Handle litigation matters.
  • Identify and manage relations with outside legal counsel on various matters – intellectual property, taxation, Right to Information, Right to Education Act etc.
  • Publish periodic MIS on all legal and secretarial matters.

Technical and Professional Competence

  • LL.B from a reputed law college and ACS with 3 to 5 years of generalist legal experience, in a corporate legal department or Tier I/II law firm including both legal and secretarial aspects.
  • Exceptionally good drafting skills and mastery over the English language.
  • Good knowledge of the law relating to contract and property.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.
  • Reasonable understanding of commercial matters.


Behavioral & Managerial Competencies

  • High self-drive and confidence.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent thinking, reasoning, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Aggressive commitment and customer orientation.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks within strict time constraints.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.

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