The Role :
As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will be a strong individualcontributor who is capable of handling matters of high risk, high complexityand high visibility within the company, e.
g., projects with severe financial consequences,complex intellectual property rights issues, new business or licensing models,matters of high sensitivity or matters which could impact Siemens’reputation.
You are an expert at conducting legal research and advisingthe company on appropriate legal action to be taken; preparing documents tosupport the same.
You have significant experience of drafting complex legalagreements and templates and negotiating high stakes legal agreements anddisputes.
You are analytical and used to working on matters of high sensitivityand complexity. You are happy participating in or leading projects andinitiatives.
As a senior member of theteam you operate with minimal supervision and have experience participating asa member of the business staff as an executive business partner.
As this role is supporting the fast expansion of thebusiness in Middle East and Africa, you have senior level experience of workingin nascent developing businesses within one or several of the countries withinthe region combined with first-
hand experience of working closely with externallegal advisors in the region, interpreting their external advice and applyingit to internal business issues.
Key Responsibilities to include :
Providing senior level legal support and counsel to thecompany.
Reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts and otherlegal documents.
Providing legal advice with respect to the affairs of thecompany; interpreting external local law advice in region; and anticipating andguarding against legal risks involving the business.
Participating in legal matters and / or actions of the mostsensitive and highly complex nature.
Being a trusted business partner within the region and a keymember of the global legal team.
You will possess excellent transactional experience in acommercial environment (preferably with some knowledge of software) and generalcounsel experience on all relevant matters relating to a nascent business,including procurement, corporate governance and human resources.
You will alsohave strong knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to corporations ingeneral and high-tech companies specifically within one or more countries inthe region.
The ability to exercise judgment expected of a junior partner in alaw firm together with strong leadership and mentoring skills are essential.
You will be able to work effectively and lead groups in aculturally diverse global environment and will be able to demonstrate theability to learn new areas of law outside of jurisdiction of original licenseto practice.
In addition, you will be a strong communicator and a provenproblem solver with analytical skills.
Education and experience background :
Legal degree and license to practice as a lawyer in anapplicable jurisdiction required.
Proven post-qualification legal experience required.
Experience of working in an inhouse corporate legalenvironment (within a software related business is a bonus)
Job related experience within Middle East and Africa,preferably within nascent and developing businesses.
Proven ability to function as a member of a global team in acomplex matrix environment as well as working in a virtually located businessand legal team.
Experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiplebusiness clients across different jurisdictions.
Siemens Digital Industries Software is a leading provider ofsolutions for the design, simulation and manufacture of products across manydifferent industries.
Formula 1 cars, skyscrapers, ships, space explorationvehicles, and many of the objects we see in our daily lives are being conceivedand manufactured using our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, our business works collaboratively withcompanies to deliver open solutions to help them make smarter decisions thatresult in better products.
Siemens Digital Industries Software is an equalopportunities employer and do not discriminate unlawfully on the grounds ofage, disability, gender assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancyand maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or trade unionmembership.
We are looking forward to receiving your onlineapplication.Please ensure you completeall areas of the application form to the best of your ability as we will usethis data to review your suitability for the role.
Job ID : 177324
Organization : Digital Industries
Company : Siemens Industry Software Limited
Experience Level : Experienced Professional
Job Type : Full-time