We are seeking well-qualified, experienced candidates for an in-house attorney position for Cvent India Private Limited.
Primary responsibilities include preparing and negotiating software license and service agreements in support of the sales organization and performing similar work with respect to vendor and service provider agreements for the procurement, technology and other business departments.
This will necessitate working closely with Sales, IT, Procurement, Finance, and Customer Service.
This individual will be expected to bring a high degree of contracts expertise to the position, and to rely on that expertise along with sound judgment and professionalism to operate independently.
The successful candidate will have broad experience in a variety of legal areas such as contract drafting and negotiation, corporate governance and compliance.
What You Will Be Doing
Drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements such as Software as a Service agreement, Subscription agreements, Services agreements, Facility agreements, Security agreements, Engagement letters with Service Providers, Confidentiality agreements and other relevant legal documentation and subsequent amendments.
Review legal communications from customers, service providers, third parties and government agencies, and draft responses to same in consultation with management;
draft outgoing legal correspondence relating to enforcement of Cvent contracts, intellectual property, and other rights.
Responsible for all Company Secretarial functions, duties and responsibilities
Review RFPs and RFQs, offering appropriate alternatives to contract terms and conditions.
Routine legal advice to business and operations units.
Support the Account Management, Billing and Legal personnel as necessary to
Manage the contract renewal process and prepare improvements for same
Track and send contractually required notices / report
Track all contractually required product enhancements and service level requirement
Support collections (e.g., investigate bankruptcy claims, prepare release forms)
Perform other projects and duties at the request of the management team.
What You Will Need for this Position
The candidate must have at least 5 - 8 years of relevant experience (post qualification) in the contracts and agreements domain;
preferably both international and domestic contracts.
SaaS experience is a must
The incumbent should have strong experience in drafting, vetting, negotiating various contracts, and interpreting them.
Understanding of financial and commercial terms in Contracts.
Understanding of important laws and statutes having a business and commercial impact on the organization's operations.
Understanding of nuances of Technology Contracts.
Excellent analytical and comprehension skills
Good academic track record
Ability to work with business teams displaying an understanding of the business requirements
Good interpersonal skills
Willingness to work hard
Ability to manage time efficiently
Good written and oral communication skills
Working knowledge and experience with software and hardware issues, and legal concepts regarding software contracts and licensing such as Limitations of Liability, Indemnification, Warranties, Termination, Data Security, and Confidentiality.
Self-starter who understands executing with urgency, and the ability to comfortably work in an intensely deadline-oriented environment.
Accuracy and attention to detail are essential requirements for this position.
Ability to close issues quickly and effectively
LL.B. from a renowned university like NLSIU, NALSAR, NUJS, NLU (Jodhpur, Bhopal) Law, or Faculty of Law, D.U.
Qualified Company Secretary preferred