Career Opportunities: Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel -
Operations and Strategic Alliances Attorney (57690) Req Id
57690 - Posted 08/14/2020 - Legal
- US - California - Santa Cruz - Country
As pioneers in audio and video technology, we at Poly uniquely
understand the power of human connection. We've seen it drive
innovation, solve problems, inspire action and power productivity.
We are bringing together our portfolio of high-quality, proven
products and services to connect people to what matters most --
whether it's their colleagues, customers, playlists or favorite
games. Together, our technology will keep that connection strong
and fuel a future collaboration and understanding, in spite of
circumstances, distance or time zones.
Poly’s Legal Department has an exciting opportunity for an
experienced sales and operations attorney. As the Sr. Director,
Associate General Counsel – Operations and Strategic Alliances
Attorney, you will
assist with all transactional and operational matters for Poly
and its subsidiaries worldwide. You will work closely with our
sales, procurement, finance, and operations professionals, as well
other members of the legal team and business partners worldwide,
advising at all levels of the organization both domestically and
internationally. This position will be located in San Jose and/or
Santa Cruz, California.
Responsible for overseeing legal issues and providing legal
advice related to strategic engagements, manufacturing and sales of
Poly products, services and solutions, including alliance
agreements, manufacturing agreements, sales agreements, cloud
service terms, sales operations support, government contracts, and
channel partner materials.
Identify, research, and analyze applicable regulatory issues and
regulations that impact Poly sales operations, revenue worldwide,
and Federal sales.
Support procurement team to provide legal guidance and negotiate
services and direct supply agreements in accordance with global
procurement guidelines and policies.
Manage strategic alliance relationships with primary
responsibility for negotiating and drafting various agreements
impacting these relationships and advise various business groups
with respect to rights and obligations under the governing
documents relating to such relationship.
Strong ability to work cross functionally with supply chain and
operations, strategy, sales (including Federal sales), and finance
Draft and maintain agreement and policy templates.
Support regulatory compliance areas by providing legal guidance,
developing strategic initiatives, developing global policies,
procedures and guidelines, and assisting with implementation of
company-wide compliance programs.
Identify and understand applicable regulatory issues,
regulations that affect Poly operations and revenue worldwide.
Coordinate with global legal organization to support compliance
training and compliance program consistent with global internal
policies and procedures.
Support sales and procurement global legal matters as
Work collaboratively as part of a global legal team.
Manage personnel including paralegal functions supporting legal
Negotiate and draft channel, partner and direct agreements with
Provide accurate, timely, business-oriented legal advice to all
levels of company management in connection with obtaining and
performing contracts and subcontracts on U.S. Federal, State and
Local Government programs, including advice on government
Other areas, as assigned.
JD required. Bar admission and in good standing in
The candidate must have 10+ years of experience counselling
multinational companies on global and commercial transaction
matters including government contract support;
Experience advising clients on U.S. federal, state and local
government contract matters, including knowledge of the FAR/DFARS
as well as those requirements unique to contracting with the
Knowledge and experience with ITAR, EAR, FCPA, and trade
compliance regulations and compliance.
Prior in-house experience preferred. International sales
experience is a plus;
Ability to draft documents, policies and messages in a concise
and digestible manner for non-lawyers;
Flexibility to adapt and thrive in an environment that is
constantly changing with an ability to prioritize and re-prioritize
based upon the needs of the business;
Excellent judgment supported by a point of view that is
thoughtful and well communicated;
Ability to work cross-functionality with different departments
to reach alignment and buy-in;
Strong command of commercial transactions, operations and
regulations and best practices;
Excellent written and verbal communications;
Strong business acumen and work ethic;
Creative, proactive, enthusiastic, flexible, self-directed and
Recognize when to elevate certain matters to the attention of
the General Counsel and ability to use good judgment and call out
issues and solutions as needed;
Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time by the
Associate General Counsel or General Counsel;
Committed to being a legal business partner to internal
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and
Able to manage heavy workload in a high-pressure
Good team player, calm under pressure; and
Eagerness to assume legal work outside of transactional law area
as the business needs require.
No relocation offered
Poly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex,
gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national
origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital
status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a
victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical
condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or
category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or
other similar laws.