Senior In-House Counsel

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 week ago

An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior In-House Counsel

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Who are we? 

HID is currently seeking Senior In-House Counsel who will support the optimization of HID’s commercial technology legal strategy and transactions. This position requires the development of scalable processes and transactional solutions in new or existing market segments in a fast-paced global innovative company.

This role will include the management of complex commercial transactions with an emphasis on technology transactions and other multiple tasks and responsibilities. This role will report to the Senior Associate General Counsel. The ideal candidate will embody and promote integrity, possess exceptional judgment and business acumen, and be able to drive scalable processes, innovation, and pragmatic solutions. 

As our Senior In-House Councel you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial transactions, including SaaS and other cloud-computing solution customer agreements, and channel partner agreements (e.g., OEM, distribution, reseller, and systems integrator agreements)
  • Providing legal guidance on data privacy matters in the EU, EEA and globally
  • Researching and advising on legal and regulatory compliance applicable to transactions in the EU and EEA
  • Supporting the development of scalable processes and templates for all of the foregoing transactions
  • Assisting in the development of contractual and process-oriented risk mitigation strategies especially in the areas of data protection
  • Creating and implementing company policies
  • Assisting in responding to RFP/RFI, questionnaires and compliance documents
  • Researching and supporting guidance to senior management on a broad range of matters including identifying areas of risk and mitigation strategies
  • Creating and delivering training to business teams regarding commercial transactions and other legal areas of risk
  • Advancing third party due diligence and risk mitigation strategies for vendors and other third party business relationships
  • Integrating the legal function within the business and provide comprehensive support
  • Your Experience and Education include: 

  • Czech law degree, admitted member of the Czech Bar Association, who passed the bar exams (advokát)
  • 4 to 5+ years of legal experience (past bar exams) and, ideally, prior in-house experience
  • Strong technology contract experience, including SaaS, cloud-hosted solutions and software licensing
  • Experience in a high growth and diverse environment; a record of accomplishment including driving results and working with a high performing team
  • International business experience is desirable
  • Significant experience counseling global organizations on commercial and compliance issues
  • Familiarity with global banking industry laws and regulations is desirable (EBA Guidelines, outsourcing requirements, audit and security standards, etc.)
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to create and sustain lasting relationships with customers and management
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office
  • What we will love about your background: 

  • Judicious independent worker also adept at working collaboratively
  • Sound legal and business judgment and the ability to make strategic decisions and provide recommendations
  • Strong deal-making skills that go beyond negotiating legal terms and resolving legal issues
  • Detail-orientation and ability to manage multiple transactions and projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Proactively isolate and prioritize issues to focus on implementing both top-level, strategic solutions as well as the day-to-day initiatives
  • Ability to deliver in a demanding and entrepreneurial environment in a timely manner
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English and Czech verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to review and negotiate contracts in the English language.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.
  • HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

    We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
    On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something. HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries. We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.

    When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


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