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Corporate Counsel, Business Model Implementation (SAAS)

Cisco Systems Inc.
Carolina Shores, NC 28467
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What You'll Do

We are launching a revolution in Ciscos Customer Contracting Experience! Do you have a passion for creating elegant contracts with simple, straightforward terms that reflect shared risk between Cisco and its customers? Does designing a graphical, modern form factor for our contracts excite you? Does the idea of solving complex issues with less-than-obvious solutions energize you? Are you motivated to be a part of driving Ciscos transformation to a recurring revenue business? Our dream is to lead not just the company, but the industry. Would you like to join us?

Who You'll Work With

To deliver on this critical objective, Ciscos Legal Services organization is building out a new legal innovation design team to revolutionize the entire customer experience when transacting with Cisco. As part of the team that leads the Business Model Implementation (BMI) Initiative:

  • You will architect a brand new, modernized, simple and elegant contracting experience for our customers integrated with the SalesForce platform for a fully automated end-to-end customer experience. The entire portfolio will be built on the latest technology.
  • You will take part in the effort of building and harmonizing new outbound and inbound contract terms: we need short, crisp, risk-smart terms that make it easy to do business with us. You will help modernize their look and feel.
  • You will drive the contracting experience in a direction that makes it easier for partners to purchase, expand, and renew the breadth of our offerings without multiple separate and disconnected negotiations.
  • You will assist with the design and curation of departmental Knowledge Management and training offerings.

In short, we want a contract experience that delights our customers, partners, vendors, and internal clients.

Who You Are

Skills and experience required for this role:

  • JD with minimum 5+ years experience with a combination of law firms and in-house.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Experience working in a software or SaaS/Cloud native technology company; familiar with the operational, legal and business issues presented by selling SaaS and Cloud services.
  • Significant experience leading complex commercial negotiations.
  • Demonstrably superior communication, people and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent drafting skills. Ability to write a substantive email in five sentences or less.
  • Creative approach to solving problems.
  • Experience leading cross-functional projects and influencing varied partners within Legal and outside Legal.
  • Fierce organization and program management skills, with the ability to prioritize and run several projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
  • Confidence and solace interacting with individuals at every level within the organization.
  • A relationship builder.
  • Shows up every day with a creative mindset, ready to innovate.
  • Passionate about simple, clear, plain-language legal drafting.
  • Works effectively on independent tasks and collaborates well with our high energy, hardworking colleagues.
  • Allergic to the status quo.
  • Desires to build a rewarding career with the Cisco team.
  • Has a wicked sense of humor.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco


Posted: 2019-05-17 Expires: 2019-10-24

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