The Walt Disney Company German Speaking Contract Administrator, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract in London, United Kingdom

The Contract Administration shared service centre manages Contract Administration for the Licensing Business of Disney Consumer Products throughout Europe Middle East & Africa. The team’s mission is to provide exceptional service to the Disney licensees and to Disney internal stakeholders through technical expertise in contracts and international diversity.

The Contract Analyst performs the full contract lifecycle for merchandise and publishing license agreements. This role works with the Disney Licensees, as well as the category managers, finance, and Legal, to draft and negotiate license agreements (contracts) and amendments. In addition, this role manages the contract activation process, and performs value-added contract analyses.

Responsibilities

Deal Management

Track upcoming renewals, review contract requests for policy compliance and data accuracy, and oversee contract/amendment approval process. Manage non-accruable revenue (due to contracts/amendments not live). Partner with the Revenue Accounting team to ensure timely revenue recognition and issue resolution.

Contract Drafting

Draft contracts, amendments, and other contractual documents (artwork release, distribution permission, sell-off, non-renewal, termination, consent to transfer, unlicensed sales); review specialized contract language with Legal

Contract Negotiation and Activation

Review licensee comments, triage and resolve, collect documents, manage Disney signature process, document distribution and filing

Reporting

Participate in scheduled calls with Markets – Finance and Category, prepare written status reports (upcoming renewals, contract status)

Other

Perform ad-hoc requests, provide audit support, create value-added analyses (Licensee Scorecard), and participate in process and systems improvement projects and assisting with the translation of legal documentation.

Basic Qualifications

Essential:

  • University degree or equivalent

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint proficiency

Preferred:

  • Fluency in German

  • Established experience within a licensing or contract administration role

  • Law or Business degree

  • Established experience of working within a Consumer Products or Retail environment

Preferred Qualifications

Technical Skills

  • Working knowledge of Licensing contracts

  • Working knowledge of enterprise systems i.e. contract management

Job ID: 555260BR

Location: London,United Kingdom

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International