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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts, Technology
Our client, a technology driven business unit of a Fortune 75 company is seeking an experienced attorney to join and manage all legal affairs of the business in the Americas.
This role will be responsible for the implementation of excellent contractual arrangements with all external business partners, will anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the business and develop strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. They will also advise leadership on a broad range of legal and compliance matters and ensure that appropriate risk management strategies are in place.
Responsibilities for this role will include:
-Support leadership by providing general commercial advice on specific or proposed transactions
-Implement a set of standard contracts for all major business transactions with a special focus on connected offerings
-Support and lead different cross functional projects partnering with business and functional leaders in the business. Partner closely with key legal functions to implement projects and initiatives, among them, Antitrust, Data Privacy, Finance, Government Relations, Human Resources, Integrated Supply Chain, Integrity & Compliance, HSES, Procurement, Real Estate, and Tax Directly participate in the review, drafting and negotiation of a broad range of commercial agreements
-Manage disputes and develop strategies to avoid costly litigation
-Drive compliance with all company policies, including those relating to approval of Sales Intermediaries, Ethical Conduct, Competition Law, Personal Data and Export Control.
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-Eight to fifteen years of progressive experience with a major law firm and industry experience
-Experience in software as a service, data rights and/or licenses
-Experience in a matrix-environment building strong partnerships
-A sound and enthusiastic leader with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
-Ability to drive change and support growth through integrative thinking
-Strong customer focus, both internal and external
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package will be offered.
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