Senior Commercial Counsel

Remote from
Job level
Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
9 Oct 2022

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Reporting to the GC, the Senior Commercial Counsel role will provide guidance on commercial contract negotiations, while exercising excellent business judgment, managing risk, and employing creative problem-solving solutions. Typical transactions will range from NDAs and standard contracts to complex, high-value agreements. If you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and get excited about closing deals – this job is for you.
This is a remote opportunity within Canada and the US, but the successful candidate will be expected to work Pacific Time Zone working hours.

What we’re looking for:

  • A Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree, with state (or provincial) bar membership
  • Relevant in-house experience, including experience negotiating complex SaaS agreements.
  • 5-7 years experience practicing (combination of in-house and at a law firm), negotiating commercial transactions and drafting commercial agreements.
  • Experience scaling legal commercial processes and policies.
  • Business acumen and ability to build relationships across the business, while collaborating cross-functionally with a variety of teams.
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal, and ability to work both in teams and independently.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively. and proactively provide sound legal advice and exercise good business judgment.
  • Knowledge of basic data privacy laws and practices within the SaaS industry.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and a fast-paced culture, with a practical, solutions-oriented focus.
  • Creative thinker who can initiate and develop alternative approaches to complex issues.
  • Able to handle many projects simultaneously, to manage tight deadlines, and to prioritize effectively.

What you can expect:

  • Work closely with the business to negotiate, draft and review a broad range of agreements, including master services, partnerships, nondisclosure, licensing, vendor procurement, marketing and other commercial agreements.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams including the commercial teams to drive company revenue goals, and internal buyers for vendor engagements.
  • Manage risk and ensure business and compliance requirements are accurately reflected within agreements.
  • Help to create and implement continuous improvements of forms, policies and processes to help streamline, simplify and automate the contracting process to more efficiently handle high-volume contract needs.
  • Work side by side with cross-functional teams to implement, enable and train teams on contracting policies and processes.
  • Work with senior management and implement processes on a cross-functional basis in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advise on other areas as needs may arise.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with quarterly SaaS sales cycles
  • More extensive experience with GDPR, CCPA and other privacy regulations

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