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Senior Regional Legal Counsel (APAC)

  • Singapore, Singapore
  • hot
Job #: 44640
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

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Currently we are looking for an experienced Senior Regional Legal Counsel (APAC) to make the team stronger.

We Value
• Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
• Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
• Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
• Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
• Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.

Responsibilities

  • Be an integral part of the continued growth of EPAM's commercial deal pursuits as well as general legal issues that arise in the APAC geography with varying degrees of complexity
  • Draft, negotiate and revise a wide variety of commercial contracts, focusing primarily on IT software services agreements (projects), consulting agreements, statements of work, as well as subcontractor and alliance agreements and other in-bound commercial agreements
  • Liaise with internal business clients and other members of the global Legal team to efficiently close deals
  • Lead and assist with various special projects as assigned such as: developing templates and standard positions; improving contract management approaches and educating internal teams to assure conformity and consistency in application of relevant policies and procedures
  • Lead and assist with the development and management of privacy compliance policies and procedures, working with cross-functional partners when needed and providing proactive guidance specifically on APAC related privacy and data protection laws, regulations, industry standards, self-regulatory requirements
  • Lead and assist on all HR related matters across the APAC region, (including developing templates) and assisting with HR disputes
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including external counsel, when needed
  • Prepare management reporting to summarize status of contract negotiations, disputes and provide information to aid in management decision-making
  • Implement and conduct training on policies, programs and contractual approaches
  • Develop legal procedures, practices and systems, embed them in APAC business operations

Requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney with experience in a top tier law firm and directly relevant in-house experience
  • Experience with a global IT services company, dealing with management at senior executive levels
  • Experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources
  • Sound judgement, strong communication skills
  • Good drafting and writing skills
  • Experience managing competing demands and working under pressure
  • Able to work independently
  • Speed and strong work ethic
  • Experience in commercial IT services transactions strongly preferred
  • Fluency in Chinese would be a significant advantage

We offer

  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule
  • Online training library, mentoring, career development and potential partial grant of certification
  • Referral bonuses
  • Compensation for sick leave and paid time off
  • Opportunities for self-realization

Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

At EPAM, employment actions are based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, national origin, ancestry, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status when otherwise legally able to work, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

EPAM will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Affirmative Action Obligations as a U.S. Government Federal Contractor

As a U.S. federal government contractor, EPAM is committed to meet its affirmative action obligations to make good faith efforts to expand the recruiting pool of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans through outreach, targeted recruitment, training opportunities and other activities. We affirm this commitment annually in EPAM’s Affirmative Action Plans. The full text of our Affirmative Action Plan for Persons with a Disability and Protected Veterans is available for inspection in the People Operations Department during normal business hours. Email the People Operations Department to schedule an appointment.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities

EPAM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the employment application process, please send an email to the People Operations Department including your name, a detailed description of your requested accommodation, and the best method to contact you. If you have already reviewed a job posting or submitted an application for a job, please include the requisition number. We will assist you and make a determination on your accommodation request on a case-by-case basis.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of EPAM Systems Inc., are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

EPAM Systems, Inc. participates in eVerify.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will not begin until EPAM Systems receives and approves the results of the background check.

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