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Remote, Germany

Commercial Counsel

Joining Collibra's Legal team:

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Commercial Counsel for EMEA and/or APAC who is interested in joining Collibra’s world class Commercial Legal team. The Commercial Counsel will mainly be supporting Collibra’s Sales function, including working on a variety of software licensing agreements, cloud services agreements, and data processing agreements. As a critical member of the Commercial Legal team, the Commercial Counsel will regularly collaborate with cross-functional leaders to formulate creative legal and business solutions to win business while helping to streamline internal processes. Other support may consist of working on Partner Agreements, Vendor Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements.

Remotely based function, though German language skills & qualifications and experience negotiating with German customers/prospects very welcome.

Commercial Counsels at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Drafting, reviewing, revising and negotiating enterprise software and SaaS customer contracts and related support and services agreements and data protection agreements.
  • Collaborating with Collibra’s sales, security, finance, and product teams in connection with contract reviews and related processes - maintaining and updating form agreements, contract management systems, and other databases.
  • Facilitating the timely closure of business transactions while minimizing risk exposure.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of processes for more efficient and streamlined operations surrounding relevant commercial transactions.
  • Creating awareness, giving training and creating presentations and documents for other departments to standardize processes and increase knowledge of Legal issues and go/no-go’s.

 

You Have:

  • Law degree from European university of good standing with preferably some post-doctorate degree or specialization courses and 3-4 years relevant experience; in-house experience in a fast-growing technology company or in the software/SaaS space is preferred but not required.
  • Experience working at a law-firm is preferred but not required.
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills along with excellent business judgment and critical thinking skills - service-oriented mentality with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong interest and capability in collaborating with both legal and non-legal colleagues.
  • Familiarity with EU and US privacy and data protection issues.
  • Foreign language skills are a plus, with strong preference for German and/or French.

You Are:

  • Resourceful and can develop creative solutions to complex issues in a dynamic business and legal environment.
  • Open to expand beyond your primary responsibilities to work on additional legal matters that arise from the operations of a dynamic and fast-growing global company.
  • Able to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Business-focused and service oriented attorney and can appropriately balance business objectives with legal considerations under tight deadlines.
  • You enjoy close collaboration with legal and non-legal colleagues, maintain a positive, can- do attitude and are a creative problem solver.

Reporting to Collibra's Senior Commercial Counsel, Commercial Counsel measures of success are:

  • Within your first month, you will...familiarize yourself with Collibra’s product, contracting processes and risk appetite.
  • Within your third month, you will...negotiate (complex) contracts with enterprise customers and vendors.
  • Within your sixth month, you will...provide support on legal projects or help implement systems and projects to improve the team’s efficiency and work product.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy, racial equity awareness programs and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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