Legal Counsel job at Oracle
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Vacancy title:
Legal Counsel

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Legal ]

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Deadline of this Job:
13 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 30, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Objectives / Measures
• Provision of quality legal support and representing Corporate interests
• Internal Customer satisfaction
• Close liaison with Deal Management organization
• Independent handling of major tasks, business and improvement projects
• Implementing and providing training on legal policies and business practices
• Measured by Corporate performance standards.

Legal Resposibilities
• RFPs and contracts reviews.
• Providing all required assistance to the Legal Senior Manager in Kenya as well as to the Legal Managing Counsel in Nigeria
• Provide transactional support to the business, including drafting, vetting and negotiating major/non-standard agreements.
• Respond to adhoc queries, providing appropriate solutions.
• Negotiate commercial contracts and drafting non-standard contractual provisions.
• Identify, analyze and evaluate risks, explaining to the business and proposing solutions.
• Ensure compliance with Oracle business practices, policies, procedures and law.Provide training to other Oracle functions on legal policy and business practices.
• Participate in EMEA-wide initiatives as required
• Develop understanding of Oracle´s products and services
• Corporate housekeeping / company secretarial duties
• Perform all other tasks that are appropriate for and required by an in-house company lawyer and as required by the Manager;

Required Skills
• Superior written and oral communication skills (in English) with an ability to communicate and influence effectively at all evels of the organization
• High-level legal drafting skills (English)
• Integrity and commitment to the highest ethical standards and personal values
• Commercial negotiation experience, ideally in the IT or other hi-tech industry
• Experience in license/Cloud/partnership agreements, general commercial law, RFP’s, general corporate matters, and intellectual property, are strongly preferred
• Practical and creative thinking and problem solving
• Commercial outlook with excellent judgement and the capacity to make decisions and give advice that demonstrates an understanding of the risk/rewards of each situation
• Ability to perform under pressure
• Willingness to travel in Kenya and abroad as required
• Ability to work individually as well as part of a team.
• Basic computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Minimum job requirements
• Law degree and professional qualification. 3-5 years and above relevant experience.
• Experience as in-house counsel is a plus
• Previous experience in industry preferred.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 June 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-05-2065
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