Group Legal Counsel - Maternity Cover

REF. NO:
SpM - GLC

SKILL SET

  • Legal degree from a recognized EU or other international university
  • Relevant professional legal experience, either in-house or in private practice in a multinational environment
  • Best in class, swift in responding and providing business-oriented legal advice
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Strong negotiator and first-class communicator with excellent legal English skills. Fluency in other languages (such as French or German) is a plus
  • Proven legal and commercial business skills and ability to effectively integrate legal functions within this in-house group legal counsel role
  • Working closely with the business, being creative, flexible, pragmatic and showing strong initiative in finding suitable legal solutions, identifying risk and assisting the Group to achieve its business objectives, while protecting the Group’s interests at all times
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of commercial contract law
  • Positive “can-do” attitude and demonstrated ability to create proactive strategies
  • Keen eye for detail and sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Legal Counsel supporting Sales, Procurement and HR Business Units related matters, working closely with the Group CEO, Sales Department, Operations Team, Head of Product, Marketing Manager, HR in Switzerland, the United States and Singapore
  • Assisting the Sales Business Unit in legal and contractual matters by supporting business development and program managers in the review and negotiation of agreements and legal documents
  • Negotiating non-standard terms, drafting and finalizing SaaS, software licensing and technology agreements and related agreements such as subscription agreements, subcontractor agreements, NDAs, RFP/RFI responses, statements of work, support & maintenance and professional services agreements, equipment rental agreements, marketing agreements, channel partner agreements and other associated agreements and documents
  • Providing timely and precise legal advice on contractual issues during the agreement review and negotiation stages
  • Developing and improving standard templates for recurring commercial transactions
  • Advising management and the business on compliance with laws and other regulatory issues, including data privacy, data security-related and other compliance issues
  • Counselling and collaborating with internal business clients, such as sales, operations, marketing, finance, human resources etc.
  • Drafting and implementing company policies and increasing legal awareness within the company. Advising and providing training and legal opinions to relevant company departments on specific legal subjects
  • Coordinating second line legal work/review with specialized law firms in Switzerland, EU, US and Singapore