Corporate Counsel

Added: May 11, 2024
Precisely is the leader in data integrity. We empower businesses to make more confident decisions based on trusted data through a unique combination of software, data enrichment products and strategic services. What does this mean to you? For starters, it means joining a company focused on delivering outstanding innovation and support that helps customers increase revenue, lower costs and reduce risk. In fact, Precisely powers better decisions for more than 12,000 global organizations, including 99 of the Fortune 100. Precisely's 2500 employees are unified by four company core values that are central to who we are and how we operate: Openness, Determination, Individuality, and Collaboration. We are committed to career development for our employees and offer opportunities for growth, learning and building community. With a "work from anywhere" culture, we celebrate diversity in a distributed environment with a presence in 30 countries as well as 20 offices in over 5 continents. Learn more about why it's an exciting time to join Precisely!

Intro And Job Overview

In your role as Commercial Counsel at Precisely, you will assume a pivotal position in facilitating business closure. This includes developing practical and creative solutions to address Precisely's requirements concerning commercial transactions in the Americas, advising internal clients on various legal risks, business strategies, and transaction-related issues, utilizing your exceptional business judgment, strategic thinking, and experience in negotiating complex technology contracts, collaborating with other departments within the global legal team such as compliance, acquisitions, IP, and product, and providing assistance with due diligence and integration activities as needed. Additionally, you will be expected to demonstrate initiative and possess the ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Review, interpret, draft, revise, and negotiate various commercial contracts, including software licenses, software-as-a service agreements, product order schedules, other customer-side content and technology licenses, consulting and services agreements, statements of work, managed service agreements, reseller and distributor agreements, OEM and MSP agreements, and confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements
  • Collaborate with various internal departments, including Sales, Finance, Product Development, and Operations, to ensure accuracy and completeness of contract documents and compliance with company policies, procedures and risk tolerance.
  • Respond to legal and contract requests from various internal departments, summarize and communicate legal concepts, and advise on agreement structures, approval processes, company policies, and procedures.
  • Assist with the design, development, implementation and monitoring of corporate policies, procedures and related training in collaboration with various internal departments and other members of the Legal team, such as approval guidelines, codes of conduct, privacy and data protection, and anti-bribery and corruption.
  • Perform independent reviews, risk assessments, and gap analysis of compliance processes to ensure effectiveness and identify deficiencies.
  • Review and maintain standard form agreements and assist other members of the Legal team with the review of nonstandard agreements, for compliance with corporate policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with acquisitions, due diligence and integration activities as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements And Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited U.S. law school.
  • 6 or more years of relevant work experience with some experience in-house, ideally in a technology/software company.
  • Experience working in a technology sales-supporting role in the Americas.
  • Knowledge and experience in contract management discipline, process, strategy and execution, and drafting and negotiating key provisions in various forms of outbound licensing and partnership agreements as noted above.
  • Experience executing compliance oversight responsibilities in sales agreements (including those related to general privacy and data protection laws, rules and regulations) and coordinating with subject matter experts as needed.
  • Self-starter, capable of taking on special projects and challenging assignments, and working effectively in an unstructured environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of contract law generally, with strong knowledge of relevant areas of substantive law (e.g., liability limitations, indemnity, warranty, and intellectual property).

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