General Information

Req #
100013274
Career area:
Legal
Country:
Argentina
State:
Capital Federal
City:
CABA
Date:
Saturday, April 10, 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 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, 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

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$50 billion Fortune Global 500 company, with 57,000 employees and operating in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society. By designing, engineering and building the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices and infrastructure, we are also leading an Intelligent Transformation – to create better experiences and opportunities for millions of customers around the world. Lenovo is seeking a Senior Associate for its Legal Center of Excellence (“Legal COE”), reporting to the Lead Senior Counsel COE Manager for Latin America. The successful candidate will be providing legal support for commercial transactions with the application of project management, process innovation, technology and tools to the delivery of legal work in a way that drives both improved risk-mitigation and improved efficiency. Position responsibilities include contract creation, negotiation, and review, providing advice and counsel on legal, compliance and business transactions, including risk analysis and reward, and presenting options and opportunities. 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: o 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 o Develop and implement legal efficiencies to support business teams and improve contract processes and operations o Improve and create contract templates and playbooks o Work closely with clients and the legal team on strategic initiatives in support of all business units o Provide proactive advice regarding business and legal issues and risks Our ideal candidate has: o LLB/JD and admission to practice o 3+ years of drafting and negotiation experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably focused on technology transactions o Demonstrated effective interpersonal interaction in a highly customer-satisfaction focused environment o Developed critical thinking and proactive problem-solving skills, with a willingness to get into the details of complex problems and drive creative solutions o Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills o Detail-oriented, with outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple transactions and projects simultaneously under deadline pressure o Demonstrated exceptional judgment, integrity and ability to give practical advice appropriately weighing legal and business objectives o A strong team player who can work well with colleagues in all functional groups o Committed to his/her personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with constructive action Location: • Bogota, Colombia or Buenos Aires, Argentina
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