・Communicate with external legal teams providing services to the Company in the multiple locations across APAC.
・Negotiate, structure, and manage a lot of types of commercial agreements including business development and sales-related agreements, services, licensing, confidentiality, and partnership agreements.
・Support bid and proposal efforts, including preparing representations and certifications.
・Cooperate with Operations, Security, Marketing and Finance teams to resolve contractual issues.
・Serve as a point of contact for contract-related questions.
・Offer practical, decisive guidance to Sales, Business Development and Product teams, balancing business objectives and legal risk.
・Act as subject-matter expert for legal matters relating to Data Privacy, Intellectual Property, Security and regulatory compliance.
・Confirm consistency of contract terms with company policies and goals.
・Build and present training materials and guidelines regarding contract processes and legal compliance to all departments.
・BA/BS or higher.
・2＋ years of experience in negotiating complex Software agreements with companies of all sizes, including Fortune 500.
・Strong working knowledge of the Intellectual Property law, Software industry and Contract law, Commercial law (including Japanese commercial law), and Software licensing.
・Proven track record of your analytical, negotiation, and drafting skills
・Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage simultaneous projects under tight deadline.
・Ability to work independently as well as the ability to identify when senior or outside counsel should be consulted.
・Working experience in developing and managing policies and procedures regarding contracts and commercial relationships, including development of appropriate form documents and clauses.
・A strong client service focus and the ability to efficiently prioritize workflow and manage multidimensional projects in a fast-paced environment.
・Understanding of how to balance legal risk with business objectives and successfully get deals closed.
・Fluent in Japanese and working knowledge of English. Other APAC languages like Chinese, Malay, Hindi, will be preferred.