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Legal Counsel, International Operations

Legal Counsel, International Operations

Singapore, 079903, Singapore


Quadient new strategy, “Back to Growth”, has been launched in January 2019. It aims at allowing us to expand and grow while accelerating our transformation by 2022. In such a context, the Legal department, as a part of the global Transformation department,  is growing to support the Company strategy and new organization.

 

International Operations (I/O) is an international team of over 700 professionals offering our customers the full range of solutions including Mail-related Solutions (MRS), Customer Experience Management (CXM), Parcel Locker Solutions (PLS), and Business Process Automation (BPA), as well as I/O solutions. Quadient I/O has direct operations in 17 countries based in Europe, APAC, Latin America and indirect operations in more than 60 countries through CXM and the Export/OEM department.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the General Counsel of INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS, the Legal Counsel will be responsible for the first level of legal support for the region.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements for the different business lines and business models (e.g. License, SaaS, Leasing  One-time sales etc.), including complex, high-value software license agreements, services agreements, reseller and partnership agreements, subcontracting agreements, non-disclosure agreements with large customers who operate in various sectors;
  • Providing general commercial legal support to the Sales team;
  • Legal monitoring and internal trainings towards commercial and operational teams; and
  • Contributing to implement and develop company policies and procedures in the sales space at a regional  level, and advising internal clients on a broad array of issues and risks to ensure compliance with company policies and the law;
  • Managing the external lawyers in the region;
  • Assist the management team in restructuring operations and HR issues.
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  • This position will be based in Singapore.
  • Some travel within the region may be required.

Qualifications, skills & experience required

  • LLB degree and PLC
  • 3-5 years working experience in APAC countries
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  • Good knowledge of Intellectual property law (especially copyright)
  • 5- 7 years working experience in an internationally operating IT company as In-House Counsel or lawyer in a private law firm
  • Practice in several jurisdictions (Experience in Japan is a plus)
  • Excellent drafting and negotiating skills

 

Other skills

  • Autonomous and dynamic
  • Proactive and self-confident mindset
  • Resilient and calm under pressure with Strong Business acumen
  • Ability to seek and find solutions with analytic, synthetic and pragmatic approach
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with professional positive attitude allowing you to interact effectively with many people of varying levels of responsibility, background and culture

 

Languages

  • Fluent in writing and speaking English
  • Ability to speak and write Mandarin or Japanese  is a plus.