SAP is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to work within its Field Legal Organization in the Middle & Eastern Europe (MEE) region. Based in Prague, you will be a part of the MEE Field Legal Team and will provide legal expertise for SAP and its business teams, particularly SAP’s sales teams, across the region. Primary responsibilities include drafting and negotiating multiple complex technology cloud, service, license, and related agreements to help achieve SAP’s business growth strategies and objectives, within SAP risk tolerances, while maintaining SAP policies, and complying with applicable laws. In addition, the position might support other internal lines of business/practice areas such as marketing, bankruptcy, procurement, etc. You will act as a prime contact for the relevant sales and related business teams and provide legal advice and counseling focusing primarily on cloud agreements, as well as on a wide variety of matters, including intellectual property, licensing, data privacy, and license compliance matters.
You will need to demonstrate the ability to draft and negotiate complex agreements, working with SAP’s Centralized Deal Support (“CDS”) and Commercial Finance teams in their drafting of cloud agreements (focusing on the legal aspects), work with sales and services professionals, pricing and revenue recognition teams, and others, in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work with a team across a wide organization is critical. This position spends a significant amount of time in customer facing negotiations.