General Information

Req #
WD00012080
Career area:
Legal
Country/Region:
Slovakia
State:
Bratislavský kraj
City:
Bratislava
Date:
Friday, September 17, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 markets, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements


We are Lenovo!  Currently the number one PC vendor worldwide, we continue to be the fastest growing company in our respective field. We’re a leader in genuine innovation, dreaming up - and building - the technology and services that enable and inspire progress around the world. We are dedicated to fostering an environment that encourages entrepreneurism and ownership a workplace where your talents can be challenged, and your efforts recognized and rewarded. We’re the progressive thinkers, creative doers and endless tinkerers who will always challenge the traditional and who know true groundbreakers never stand still. 

No matter what team you’re a part of, joining us you can create real impact. Come & join our international team. Lenovo is seeking a Legal Counsel for its Legal Center of Excellence ("Legal COE"), reporting to the Lead Senior Legal COE Manager, EMEA.

The position will collaborate with internal and outside counsel, technology experts, marketing and sales teams, product developers as well as with Lenovo’s customers and suppliers as needed.  The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of legal experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of agreements, particularly within a technology company. Experience with Government procurement and R&D is also strongly desired. Strong communication and presentation skills will be necessary to explain complex matters to business partners in a manner that is readily understandable in order to ensure well-informed business decisions.

Specifically, this role is responsible for:

Negotiating a high volume of complex technology, sales and partnering agreements, services (including DaaS, SaaS), vendor and supplier agreements, and a variety of other commercial contracts including confidentiality agreements, license agreements, data processing agreements, professional services agreements, assignments and amendments

Develop and implement legal efficiencies to support business teams and improve contract processes and operations

Improve and create contract templates and playbooks

Work closely with clients and the legal team on strategic initiatives in support of all business units

Provide proactive advice regarding business and legal issues and risks

Our ideal candidate has:

LLB/JD and admission to practice (OAB)

5+ years of drafting and negotiation experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably focused on technology transactions

Demonstrated effective interpersonal interaction in a highly customer-satisfaction focused environment

Developed critical thinking and proactive problem-solving skills, with a willingness to get into the details of complex problems and drive creative solutions

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Detail-oriented, with outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple transactions and projects simultaneously under deadline pressure

Demonstrated exceptional judgment, integrity and ability to give practical advice appropriately weighing legal and business objectives

A strong team player who can work well with colleagues in all functional groups

Committed to his/her personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with constructive action

What We Will Offer You: 

• An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies 

• Flat structures and fast decision-making processes 

• A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life

• An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity 

• Attractive compensation package 

Base gross monthly salary from minimum 2250 EUR and above, depending on experience + variable part 12% of your annual earnings 

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon! 

Lenovo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.