Senior German Commercial Counsel at Elastic

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Senior German Commercial Counsel Elastic. We are hiring a solid Corporate Counsel / Senior Corporate Counsel, with 5 – 7+ years’ experience, to join our expanding EMEA Commercial Legal department in this fast growing, truly globally distributed company. Reporting to the Senior Director, EMEA Commercial Legal, this position will be ideal for a self-sufficient and resourceful mid-level attorney located in Amsterdam, London or Munich.. What you will be doing:. Primarily responsible for negotiating and structuring a wide variety of commercial contracts (including channel agreements, cloud/ SaaS and software subscription contracts, and related professional services contracts), in support of our Sales and Partner organizations in the EMEA Central Region (e.g. Austria, Germany and Switzerland).. Engage closely with the wider Legal Department spread across the USA and APJ and Elastic’s go-to-market, finance and compliance organization. . Supporting EMEA & Global Legal team members on ad hoc projects – as directed.. Help to build and strengthen workflow processes between the Legal Department and other departments within Elastic to enable dealmaking and compliance initiatives.. Partner with co-workers who are sharp and motivated, combined with a company culture that is open, welcoming and unequaled.. What You Bring Along:. You are qualified and legally permitted to practice law in Germany and have 5 – 7+ years’ experience in the drafting and negotiation of technology contracts (including cloud/ SaaS and software subscription contracts and related professional services supply contracts).. Experience &knowledge of relevant laws and legal systems in jurisdiction(s) in Central Europe (including Austria, Germany and Switzerland). . You will have the ability to balance legal risks with business strategy. Candidates who have experience both in-house and at a major national or international law firm are preferred.. You thrive while independently running your own time in a demanding, fast-paced environment, are able to handle ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities with flexibility, patience, and humour.. Moreover, you have/are:. A self-starter by nature - you have the proven track history to balance multiple projects and recalibrate advice in view of shifting priorities, legal developments, and risk tolerance.. Experience with, or at least a good working knowledge of, complex software licensing and cloud business models and related legal issues.. Demonstrated ability to consistently deliver outstanding results.. Familiarity with data protection and privacy issues and concerns in the context of technology transactions, as a significant plus.. Prior experience representing high-growth companies is strongly preferred.. Ability to collaborate and function well in a distributed team environment.. Ability to participate in some limited travel requirements.. Written and spoken German.. Excellent written and oral communication skills.