Services Contracts Manager (Legal)

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    Krakow, Poland
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Services Contracts Manager, Legal Services

What You'll Do
Your responsibilities will include but won't be limited to:
*Review and approval of standard and non-standard Statements of Work (SOWs) for Customers
*Review and approval of standard and non-standard Statements of Work (SOWs) for Subcontractors (back to back SOWs)
*Advise and assist the Services Sales teams during SOW negotiation with Customers
*Advise and assist the Services Sales teams during negotiation with Subcontractors
*Determine appropriate actions and solutions for the more complex legal and business issues related to the services offered.
*Able to apply policies to the deal and render guidance with a view to achieving best solution for Cisco and Customer
*Provide advice and contract interpretation to Cisco senior management on the provisions of specific agreements as well as legal issues that might impact the business.
*Secure proper approval on nonstandard legal, financial, technical and business issues raised in contract documents
*Participate in and lead departmental and cross-functional teams focused on continuous process improvement.
*Assure conformity and consistency in application of Cisco legal and business policies and practices.
*Support the training requirements of client organizations by providing presentations on key legal/contract issues that impact the business.
*Other duties as assigned

Who You'll Work With
Would you like to work in a dynamic in-house legal department specializing in Services Contracts and Statements of Work? We partner closely with functions across the company - sales, services, channels, operations and finance to name just a few - to provide compelling value to our customers and partners.

Can you see yourself negotiating deals with large service provider, enterprise and government customers, to help Cisco deliver solutions that are truly changing the way we all work, live, play and learn?

Who You Are
The ideal skills and qualifications for this role are as follows:
* BS/BA degree or equivalent with 5+years industry related experience. Legal qualification preferred.
*The individual will demonstrate the capacity and strong desire to learn new things and quickly apply that knowledge to specific tasks.
*Strong background in contractual law related to the provision of services.
*Detailed knowledge of commercial, contract and business law.
*Experience supporting a multi-jurisdictional regions
*Commercial and financial knowledge an advantage
*Experience in commercial negotiation with customers and/or subcontractors
*Ability to translate commercial/legal scenarios into simple language, business issues professionally.
*Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and persuasion skills, including the ability to weigh and articulate the risk and benefit of various scenarios and propose effective resolutions.
*Ability to work successfully with various levels (mid to senior management) across geographies. The individual will have the ability to operate well in a cross-functional team setting, and foster strong relationships with the sales teams, support team members, suppliers, partners or customers.
*Basic technical knowledge of IT industry
*Ability to manage a high volume workload
*Ability and willingness to take independent decisions and actions

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.


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