Senior Legal Counsel – EMEA | 25176

Legal Netherlands, Amsterdam


Description

Description

Job Title: Sr. Corporate Counsel – EMEA (French Speaker)
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands 


ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.

We believe that diversity, inclusion, and belonging are essential to who we are, how we’ll grow, and how we’ll innovate. We remain hungry and humble. We have high expectations, and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself to always be better. We’re disruptive. We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously. We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving. We are passionate about our product, and we live for our customers. We have high expectations and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself to always be better.

This is a new role on our growing Legal team. ServiceNow is seeking a talented, highly motivated, team player to serve at the Sr. Corporate Counsel level supporting enterprise sales for ServiceNow. This is a great opportunity to work on cutting-edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. This is a full-time position and is based in our Amsterdam, Netherlands office.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and negotiate complex enterprise customer sales agreements that meet the company’s requirements under its policies, including those for risk tolerance, while working collaboratively with the business team, including various executives.
  • Collaborate with finance, sales operations, deal desk, product operations, support, security and other business units at all levels throughout the organization to ensure that agreements adequately protect the company’s interests.
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard forms of agreement and legal processes.
  • Be a trusted business partner, responding in a timely and productive manner to requests from internal customers.
  • Counsel internal customers regarding company policies, legal issues, and risk tolerance.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • French as mother tongue
  • Proficiency in English; Working knowledge of any European additional language(s) is an advantage
  • French law degree or European Law degree with a good experience in negotiation French agreements
  • 6+ years of relevant legal experience
  • In-house commercial contracting experience dealing with SaaS or software licensing transactions and supporting a sales organization
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills, and a talent for non-confrontational, win-win negotiations
  • Exceptional critical thinking abilities, who possesses strong business acumen and excellent business judgment; must be able to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and pivot between responsibilities in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to distill complex issues clearly and communicate well both one-on-one and in groups, and in internal and external contexts
  • Desire for close collaboration with sales and sales support to close deals efficiently, with a solution-orientated approach and a keen attention to detail
  • Proficient drafting and legal technical skills in English and French, with keen attention to detail
  • Firm understanding of revenue recognition principals
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure while handling multiple competing tasks


We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits and a professional atmosphere. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers through working with some of the most advanced technology and talented developers in the business.


ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) 501-8550, or staffing@servicenow.com for assistance.

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) 501-8550, or talent.acquisition@servicenow.com for assistance.