DH - Commercial Contracts Counsel

  • Location
    Mclean, Virginia
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_878385_2837797

Senior Counsel, Commercial Commercial Contracts

  • Be part of the technology revolution in Space
  • Bring transformative broadband connectivity to remote places for the first time
  • Work with razor-sharp colleagues in a company where people come first
  • Who You Are: You’re agile and love the nitty gritty.  You read, learn, examine, and are full of ideas.  You’re sparked by a fast pace and new challenges.  You want to make a real difference in the world by revolutionizing technology in Space. 

    What You’ll Do:

    As a key member of the legal team, you will provide legal advice and counsel in support of global business development efforts and commercial transactions. You will be responsible for actively and independently negotiating complex commercial transactions with customers and vendors. Partnering with our Commercial, Delivery & Operations, and Technology teams, you will ensure high quality customer service both internally and externally.  

  • Draft and negotiate global commercial contracts and partner agreements
  • Advise and counsel management and other internal clients on commercial issues, legal compliance matters, statutory and regulatory developments, contract interpretation, dispute resolution, and key risks
  • Provide legal support with respect to various international business development projects, contracts management and global compliance
  • Draft and negotiate global procurement contracts with a focus on telecommunication and SaaS agreements
  • Handle day-to-day legal issues arising in a growing and complex business & any other legal support as deemed necessary by the General Counsel
  • What It Takes:

  • LLB or JD from a qualified/accredited law school
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in negotiations
  • Demonstrated aptitude to quickly learn and adapt to the complex and fast-paced nature of business
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, including self-motivation, a non-hierarchical attitude, collegiality and a cooperative spirit
  • Strong legal and communications skills required
  • Sound analytical, writing, and organizational abilities
  • Ability to work in a widely dispersed cross-functional team environment, manage certain assignments without close supervision, manage external counsel and consultant relationships and collaborate with internal clients
  • Ability to interact effectively with people of various cultural backgrounds
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software suite (MS Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook)
  • This company provides a non-hierarchical structure that rewards opportunity and the sky is the limit for those who perform. In addition to substantial responsibility and autonomy, this is an opportunity to work in a revolutionary industry with not only an interesting mission from a technological standpoint, but one that truly is working for the greater good as well.



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