Hexagon

  • Divisional Counsel

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Req# ID
    2018-4179
    Division
    Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure US
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
    Travel %
    <10%
    Relocation
    No
  • Overview

    Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure provides mission-critical and business-critical solutions to governments and service providers. A global leader, proven innovator, and trusted partner, our software and industry expertise help improve the lives of millions of people through safer communities, better public services, and more reliable infrastructure. Visit hexagonsafetyinfrastructure.com.

     

    Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

     

    Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries.

     

    Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has more than 18,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.1bn USD. Learn more at hexagon.com.

    Responsibilities

    • Draft, review, negotiate, and administer commercial technology agreements related to the provision of software and services, including, licensing and maintenance agreements
    • Negotiate contracts in conjunction with business and technology personnel
    • Add value throughout the sales process and post-signature contract management, including review and negotiation of project proposals, contracts, and amendments, familiarizing delivery teams on exceptional provisions in negotiated contracts, and advising project managers with respect to contract terms
    • Provide legal support and guidance to supervisory management and other business executives
    • Ensure compliance with corporate and divisional policies, and acceptable risk standards
    • Liaise with internal stakeholders to promote sound business decisions
    • Advise management of contractual rights and obligations and assist on requests for analysis of contracts in connection with other business transactions
    • Actively identify and drive improvements to contract risk management and contracting efficiency
    • Train sales and delivery teams to enhance their working knowledge of contract risk management issues and mitigation paths over time
    • Research and guide internal stakeholders regarding new and updated legislation and regulations related to software licensing and data privacy and security

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of 3 years of legal experience, preferably involving: (1) drafting and negotiating complex commercial software licenses, technology agreements, software implementation agreements (services) and software maintenance agreements; and/or (2) litigation of complex contract matters
    • A minimum of 2 years of private practice experience is preferred
      • If applicable, please highlight any past representation of municipal or county public safety agencies
    • Strong experience negotiating contracts, including software licenses and contracts for professional services
    • Drafting contractual responses for formal proposals/bids
    • Knowledge of the legal environment of State and Local governmental customers
    • Ability to independently conduct legal research and provide practical guidance to business executives
    • Proficiency in MS Office suite
    • Internal and external customer service skills
    • Ability to work independently on complex tasks
    • Ability and willingness to meet multiple time sensitive deadlines
    • Strong business acumen and ability to make sound judgments
    • Self-motivated, determined and an effective written and verbal communicator
    • Ability to deliver results with cross-functional teams and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
    • Ability to travel when needed (less than 10% yearly)
    • Capable of working effectively under pressure
    • Focused, detail conscious and solution-oriented
    • Enthusiastic and driven

    Education

    • A completed bachelor’s degree. (Degree will be verified)
    • An legal degree is required, with an active license. (Degree and license will be verified)

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