1+ months

Legal Counsel

Cisco Systems Inc.
Bengaluru, KA 560002

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 Job title Corporate/Legal Counsel 2, India & SAARC Region 


Introduction - Would you like to work in a dynamic in-house legal department that uses technology to transform not just its own legal department but how law is practiced around the world? Ciscos technology and services power the Internet and transforms networks. We are world leaders in creating IT and networking solutions that make these transformations possible - giving individuals, companies and countries easy access to information and collaboration anywhere, at any time, in a secure manner. The Cisco name is synonymous with the Internet and our Legal Department has embraced the productivity improvements and innovations provided by networked solutions. 

The Team Consistent with the Cisco's strategy of accelerating consumption of integrated solutions that solve customers' toughest business challenges, we are looking for a Corporate/Legal Counsel to fulfill a variety of responsibilities. We are seeking a highly motivated, self-reliant, customer focused and disruptive legal professional to provide frontline support to the region's sales team. The role will involve supporting the channels, services and sales segments in different capacities working along an existing team of lawyers. 

The ideal candidate is an individual who thrives in a sales environment, has excellent written and verbal skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively in a team setting. Strong interpersonal skills are also key to success in the role, as is the ability to work under strict timelines, with the comfort zone being routinely challenged while supporting high impact and results driven sales leaders.

The position will report to the General Counsel, India & SAARC region. 

Key responsibilities

Lead negotiation of medium to high complexity sales transactions, actively participate with the business as a member of the legal team and be the first point of contact on legal issues.

Advise sales clients on a broad range of legal disciplines, including commercial contracts, business law, competition law, IP, compliance and anti-corruption.

Provide general legal advice to the finance, tax, brand protection, corporate investigations and other sales related functions.


Help arrive at sound legal judgments in consultation with sales and legal management, to facilitate business execution while also minimizing risk.

Support the business to capture opportunities innovations that support Cisco's strategic direction.

Assist in implementation of replicable models and change agent projects to achieve higher customer satisfaction and/or efficiency gains.

Assist legal and sales teams to manage policies and in ensuring consistency with corporate strategy and business objectives, while maintaining the company's high standards of integrity and ethical and transparent conduct.

Work closely with the team to ensure compliance issues are identified and managed effectively.

Requirements:

- Law degree from a well-respected institution in India or other Common Law country.

- 1 to 5 years of total experience, with at least 2 years of experience in drafting and negotiating medium complexity agreements in a high-pressure tech sales environment.

- Excellent working knowledge of commercial contracts, including technology sales, license and services agreements, business law, and competition law basics.

- Experience with sales agreements involving cloud services, SaaS and software licensing.

- Some experience engaging with regulatory issues, interacting with government officials as well as relevant industry groups, and ensuring ongoing compliance with local regulatory requirements. 


- "Can do" attitude and the drive, resourcefulness and skills to enable the business and assist client teams in getting deals closed, balancing priorities and risks with business benefit.

- In-house legal experience in a sales organization dealing with executives and strategic customers.

- Equally comfortable and confident in in dealing directly with executive and middle management, frontline sales and field teams.


 

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Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-07-24

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