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Legal Counsel, EMEA

General information

Location:

Bracknell - Bracknell Forest - United Kingdom

Function:

Legal

Ref #:

20210020488

Description & Requirements

Description

UKG is seeking an experienced, motivated, practical and solution-oriented attorney to drive legal matters in EMEA. This role will primarily focus on the review, drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial agreements to support the company’s diverse offerings, including SaaS agreements, software licenses, equipment purchase agreements and professional services agreements.

In this role, you will provide vital legal and operational support to our regional EMEA team on a wide range of legal matters affecting the region.
You will work closely with our Sales and Services teams and in conjunction with internal partners in our Information Security, Cloud, Product Management, Finance and other teams.

The role will report to the UKG EMEA Legal Director.

Responsibilities:

• Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial and corporate agreements, including customer contracts, vendor contracts, and software and SaaS licensing agreements.
• Analyse legal risk with attention to detail while creatively overcoming obstacles.
• Assist Contract Negotiators (non-attorneys) in their support of sales negotiations.
• Create and update UKG agreement templates.
• Provide timely support to our Sales organisation and other cross-functional stakeholders (including by creating and delivering training).
• Ad hoc projects as required to advise global cross-functional teams.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• Strong transactional background, with proven experience in negotiating, drafting and advising clients on technology-related commercial contracts, including multi-jurisdictional transactions, software licensing and cloud services
• Knowledge and experience handling privacy issues and laws
• Self-starter able to work in a very fast paced, changing environment with ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
• Exceptional communication skills and an ability to engage effectively with a variety of levels and audiences
• Ability and confidence necessary to work independently and across multiple functions.
• Previous in-house experience at an enterprise SaaS company is a plus, as is multi-lingual capability

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 


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Disability Accommodation

For individuals with disabilities that need additional assistance at any point in the application and interview process, please email UKGCareers@ukg.com or please call 1 (978) 250 9800.

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