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Job Summary: 


Genesys is creating a global shared services center in its Chennai office.  You will be responsible for ensuring that this center can efficiently support the Genesys Legal Team in connection with a broad range of technology transactions on a global basis. 


To be successful within the organisation, the Senior Corporate Counsel must embrace the core values of the organization and quickly establish yourself as a team player who is both flexible and intellectually nimble, with an enhanced commercial/business perspective, and be a self-starter who can immediately contribute in a challenging and fast-paced environment.


You will be a qualified lawyer/solicitor, with rights to reside and work within India, with a valid legal degree from a recognised University and have an expertise in technology contracts with and strong emphasis on cloud-based services, RFP’s, and software licensing agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Reseller and Partner Agreements, and ancillary contractual experience. 


You will focus on cloud subscription agreements and all related cloud-based transactional matters, as well as inbound and outbound software licensing and distribution agreements, especially in connection with enterprise licensing transactions.  Further, the successful candidate will also have experience supporting clients on a global basis; i.e. not just in India.  



What You’ll Do


In this role, the primary responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Negotiating, drafting and closing cloud and software licensing and technology agreements and related matters such as subscription agreements, reseller and teaming agreements, subcontractor agreements, NDA’s, RFP responses, statements of work, direct and indirect licensing agreements, Cloud-based transactions, alliance/partnering agreements, enterprise software and support agreements, marketing agreements, and distribution/channel agreements.

  • Knowledge of and engagement with data privacy and data security-related issues.

  • Preparation of standard templates for recurring commercial transactions and to address new business models or legal and business requirements.

  • Counselling and collaborating with business/sales clients, marketing, finance and other business functions necessary to effectively and efficiently accomplish assignments and ensuring best practices in various legal areas such as antitrust, intellectual property protection, contract law, and others.

  • Working with internal business partners on education and planning and advising business leaders on significant legal issues impacting the business, and specifically the Cloud services, including the drafting and hands-on negotiation of diverse commercial agreements with global parties.

  • Ad hoc duties as directed by Management


Minimum Requirements:

  • You must possess a law degree from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing with a law society in India.Minimum of 3-5 years legal experience required and gained from a combination of private practice and in-house roles. This position requires a confident and experienced attorney with a strong track record in managing a broad range of legal issues on a global basis and interacting closely with business leaders.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years legal experience required and gained from a combination of private practice and in-house roles. This position requires a confident and experienced attorney with a strong track record in managing a broad range of legal issues on a global basis and interacting closely with business leaders.

About You

  • Proficient in commercial and contract law and have experience negotiating and drafting a variety of contracts including Cloud, licensing, distribution, supply, OEM/ODM, collaboration, and strategic transactions.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, a good communicator, organised and possess excellent drafting skills

  • Must have positive, problem-solving, business focused attitude with good judgment prioritising workload in fast paced environment, with and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and complete projects accurately, on schedule.

  • Must be a team player also able to self-start and work independently.

  • Deal/negotiation experience is essential.

  • Must be customer-centric and have the ability to lead business negotiations and assist clients in meeting their objectives.

  • Ability to work on complex matters with minimal supervision.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to collaboratively work cross functionally with internal teams including finance, sales operations, product management and sales.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to collaboratively work cross functionally with internal teams including finance, sales operations, product management and sales.

  • Telecom, IVR, or similar industry experience helpful.

  • International experience and language skills will also be taken into consideration.

  • Excellent judgment, confident and comfortable, with a strong work ethic.


About Us


Genesys ® powers more than 25 billion of the world’s best customer experiences each year. We put the customer at the center of everything we do and passionately believe that great customer engagement drives great business outcomes. More than 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries trust the industry’s #1 customer experience platform to orchestrate omnichannel customer journeys that eliminate silos and build lasting relationships. With a strong track record of innovation and a never-ending desire to be first, Genesys is the only company recognized by top industry analysts as a leader in both cloud and on-premise customer engagement solutions. Connect with Genesys via www.genesys.com , Twitter , Facebook , YouTube , LinkedIn , and the Genesys blog .


Genesys is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

 

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