Legal Counsel(CX Division)
NICE Systems, Inc.
Who We Are
NICE is a worldwide leader in AI-powered CX and compliance solutions designed to help organizations improve business performance, increase operational efficiency, prevent financial crime, ensure compliance, and enhance safety and security. Over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies, partner with NICE to transform – and elevate – every customer interaction contributing to $2.2 billion in NICE annual revenue. www.nice.com
About the Role
We are looking for an experienced commercial and technology attorney to lead commercial and technology transactions and initiatives in support of NICEs(CX Division) business objectives. You will play a key role in NICEs sales growth in the Americas, with a focus on enterprise cloud transactions. The role will require legal expertise in cloud technology transactions across a variety of industries and markets. We will value your experience with data privacy law and security, as well as your knowledge of global SaaS industry trends. You will contribute to global initiatives, process improvements, and playbooks to help NICE scale for growth and improve contracting processes. This role will report to the Associate General Counsel for NICE Americas and can be based in one of the following NICE office locations on a hybrid (2 days per week in office) basis: Hoboken, NJ; Richardson, TX; Atlanta, GA; Salt Lake City, UT; Denver, CO; or Mountain View, CA).
Success in this role requires an analytical and business-minded approach to legal issues. You need to possess excellent business judgment and critical thinking; have the ability to perform independently, as well as cross-functionally, and demonstrate flexibility in a collaborative, dynamic team environment; know how to prioritize and drive multiple initiatives to conclusion independently and in a timely manner; possess strong persuasion, negotiation, and collaboration skills and excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills; be self-motivated, self-reliant, and confident; possess the desire and ability to work with diverse groups and cultures; and have a good sense of humor and the ability to adapt to a dynamic and exciting environment.
Lead complex commercial transactions across sales, product, and procurement functions;
Serve as a legal representative on a number of cross-functional teams that drive NICEs strategy and business objectives;
Build strong internal and external relationships while balancing the needs of NICEs business strategy and priorities;
Provide deep knowledge of relevant aspects of United States and international laws concerning commercial terms, including data privacy and cybersecurity;
Draft and negotiate outbound sales-related contracts, including SaaS, software license, strategic alliance, BPO, and OEM contracts;
Anticipate changes to, and advise on, relevant laws impacting NICEs commercial activities and its customers;
Provide continuous improvement of standard form agreements, playbooks, contract templates, and legal processes;
Effectively advise, educate, and train on, and assist in, the enforcement of NICEs corporate policies and compliance programs;
Implement initiatives that advance NICEs business including NICEs priorities and global strategy; and
Perform other legal responsibilities as requested from time to time
Law degree with excellent academic credentials
5 years as a licensed practicing attorney with at least 3 years experience in SaaS, cloud computing, and enterprise software transactions
Active license to practice law in any U.S. state
Substantive transaction experience with complex contract and/or licensing agreements, working with partners and experience working in fast-paced technology companies
Experience in compliance, data security, privacy, and intellectual property matters, and a strong working knowledge of data protection laws and trends
In-house experience strongly desired and previous experience in the legal department of a U.S. publicly traded company preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity