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Legal Contracts – Manager/Senior Manager

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About the job

About Us: Paytm is India’s leading digital payments and financial services company, which is focused on driving consumers and merchants to its platform by offering them a variety of payment use cases. Paytm provides consumers with services like utility payments and money transfers, while empowering them to pay via Paytm Payment Instruments (PPI) like Paytm Wallet, Paytm UPI, Paytm Payments Bank Netbanking, Paytm Fastag and Paytm Postpaid – Buy Now, Pay Later. To merchants, Paytm offers acquiring devices like Soundbox, EDC, QR and Payment Gateway where payment aggregation is done through PPI and also other banks’ financial instruments. To further enhance merchants’ business, Paytm offers merchants commerce services through advertising and Paytm Mini app store. Operating on this platform leverage, the company then offers credit services such as merchant loans, personal loans and BNPL, sourced by its financial partners.

About the team: Legal team facilitates the legal risk and compliances centrally and ensures business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws, regulations, internal policies, and procedures. Serve as a liaison for local regulators, and legal bodies as well as maintaining relationships with them. Ensure local regulatory permissions for Paytm remain current and appropriate for business needs.

About the role: The major responsibilities would include being a part of the legal Contracts team in order to ensure effective management of legal and contractual matters, in addition to identification and mitigation of legal risks for the organization. Handling End-to-end legal management of assigned business transactions.


  • Drafting, reviewing, red-lining, negotiating, and finalizing documents (Contracts, Letters, Proposals, RFPs, etc.) from a legal perspective, ensuring minimal/no risk to the organization
  • Resolve any contractual issues developed while working with clients, partners, service providers, and vendors
  • Liaising with various internal stakeholders (Business, Financ ,and Taxation teams) to ensure timely closure of agreements and advise them on contractual mandates and compliances
  • Ability to understand and analyze business requirements/needs, spot issues, and propose/implement solutions
  • Adherence with internal frameworks, mandates, and processes
  • End-to-end legal management of assigned business transactions

Superpowers/ Skills that will help you succeed in this role:

  • 7-10 years of experience in end-to-end contract management
  • Strong Legal acumen Good interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and coordinate complex issues with diverse levels of management and employees
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic growth-mode environment
  • Proficient with MS Word/MS Office
  • Experience with a law firm or as an in-house counsel is highly preferred

Education: Must be a law graduate, candidate should have qualified L.L.B or L.L.M.

Why join us: Merit-based culture that thrives on self-motivated & driven individuals who are set out to make a successful career in India’s fastest-growing Fintech Organization. Agile & democratic setup that gives space to your creativity, and offers the opportunity to work at scale coupled with an environment that encourages diverse perspectives at all times.

Compensation: If you are the right fit, we believe in creating wealth for you With enviable 500 mn+ registered users, 21 mn+ merchants, and depth of data in our ecosystem, we are in a unique position to democratize credit for deserving consumers & merchants – and we are committed to it. India’s largest digital lending story is brewing here. It’s your opportunity to be a part of the story!