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Job Post: Vacancy for Legal Counsel at Verifone, Mumbai

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What you’ll do:

Seeking experienced Legal Counsel based in Mumbai, India. This position forms part of the Asia Pacific Legal Team and reports to our Senior Legal Director for Asia Pacific who is based in Sydney.

  • Manage legal business matters pertaining to the organization.
  • Provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to a number of in-house clients.
  • Provide smart, practical and commercial legal advice.
  • Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the organization’s regulatory compliance.
  • Negotiate, draft and advise on a broad variety of Commercial matters, including Service Agreements; Master Service Agreements, Outsourcing Agreements, Statements of Work and amendments; and supplier- and vendor-facing Service Agreements licensing; Software Development Agreements; payment transactions; and distributor arrangements.
  • The individual in this role must gain the confidence of the business group and will work closely with both mid- and senior level management, providing timely legal advice, and effectively mitigating legal risk while optimizing business opportunity.
  • Complies with and supports all of Verifone’s business processes, internal control policies and procedures.
  • Supports sales teams on RFP bids.
  • With respect to the company’s customer agreements, assist Asia sales team to successfully closing transactions in a manner consistent with company’s policies and best interests.
  • Demonstrates experience in general commercial matters, including compliance, drafting transactional documents, data privacy and risk management.

What qualifications will you need to be successful?

  • Fluency in the English language (written and spoken) essential. Able to draft/review legal agreements.
  • Post-qualification experience – 7-10 years.
  • In-house experience essential, preferably in a US listed organisation
  • Experience in the IT industry preferable.
  • Licensed to practice law in India

Skills and Characteristics:

  • Strong drafting, attention to detail and negotiating skills with demonstrated problem solving experience.
  • Competent, mature legal professional who can advise and take smart legal risks.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to lead or participate in conference calls.
  • Practical and solutions-oriented. Works to be a proactive problem-solver.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, as described above and as modified from time to time based on the needs of the company.
  • Strong and clear communicator, both internally and externally.
  • Thorough understanding of relevant laws and regulatory framework; able to guide business within the same.
  • Seek to understand and facilitate business partner’s goals; demonstrate enthusiasm for business.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and support for the team. Team player, strong relationship builder yet proactive and independent worker. A self-starter with strong work ethic.
  • Able to build real relationships at all levels and in a variety of cultures and business situations.
  • Maintain and demonstrate integrity and professionalism.
  • Experience with corporate transactions, commercial/operational business arrangements.
  • Taking the initiative to independently manage and juggle multiple tasks.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities with “can do” attitude, work cross-functionally and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proactive, organized, self-motivated and self-disciplined.
  • Willing and able to work in a fast-paced, emerging technology company environment.

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