Legal Counsel

Finance & Legal

Wellington

Permanent

Ben Smith
Ben Smith

Talent Manager

Posted

September 9, 2022

  • Drive commercial deals with large high-profile clients
  • International Technology Company
  • Regulatory compliance across contracts and tenders
About the Company:
You'll be working in a SaaS (Software as a Service) product company that builds market research and user experience products. Their suite of 4-5 tools is being used in over 130 countries by UX designers and information architects.

About the Role:
The Legal Counsel is responsible for the delivery of the company's legal strategy and practice. This involves reviewing their operational activities within the legal and privacy space, while contributing to strategy in these areas. This role works closely with the Revenue team and includes reviewing contracts (including master services agreement, SaaS contracts, and Data Protection Agreements) from customers around the world.

Legal Counsel is also responsible for advising their Head of IT and Leadership Team on their compliance with data protection laws, monitoring our adherence to privacy and security standards and supporting the Head of IT and the Leadership Team as a point of contact with supervisory authorities and data subjects

Skills & Experience:
  • Expertise supporting a team to drive commercial deals with large high-profile clients working with Sales and Customer Success teams.
  • Solid commercial contracting experience, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Solid knowledge of privacy and data protection laws and issues (including a working knowledge of the New Zealand Privacy Act, GDPR, and UK data protection legislation), including in the contractual context, with the ability to explain contractual data protection risks to business partners and negotiate relevant clauses with third parties
If this sounds like something you could be interested in, apply now and we will be in touch! For questions about the role, email me at ben@talent.army

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