Corporate Counsel

  • Company:
    Pegasystems, Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
  • Category:

Corporate Counsel

Job Category: Legal

Location: Australia – Sydney


**Meet Our Team:**

As a member of Pega’s Legal team, you will work alongside a group of highly talented professionals and top lawyers from across the globe handling all aspects of the legal, regulatory, employment, privacy and compliance matters of the Pegasystems group of companies.

**Picture Yourself at Pega:**

As Corporate Counsel for APJ, you will be part the legal team advising a fast-paced, high-growth public software company on employment, privacy, procurement, compliance and general legal matters, interacting with stakeholders spread across different geographies, while reporting into the Lead Counsel EMEA and APJ

**What You’ll Do at Pega:**

+ Provide prompt and excellent support to the People team within APJ (and globally as required) on all employment/labour law matters including the handling and resolution of disputes

+ As part of the global privacy/data protection legal team, be responsible for privacy compliance in APJ across all functions, including marketing and sales and the People team

+ Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts with third party service providers

+ Responsibility for tracking and evaluating the impact of changes to the laws and regulatory requirements and communicating and, where needed, implementing appropriate changes

+ Primary contact for all ‘ad hoc’ legal queries across the APJ region

+ Collaborate with other colleagues across the legal team globally on a wide range of issues including alignment of processes and how best to deliver excellent legal support to the business

**Who You Are:**

+ You are reliable and dependable as a team member and take accountability to complete assignments with excellence and a sense of urgency

+ Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues across geographies along with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization

+ Flexibility to take on special projects/additional responsibilities with an eagerness to learn.

+ Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with an ability to work independently.

**What You’ve Accomplished:**

+ Qualified lawyer with 5+ years’ experience post qualification, either in house or with a reputable law firm

+ Qualified lawyer with 5+ years PQE

+ Experience of employment law, data protection/privacy along with some general corporate and commercial experience

+ Experience representing or working in the technology sector preferred

**Pega Offers You:**

+ Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products

+ Continuous learning and development opportunities

+ An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment

+ Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company

Job ID: 13315

As anand Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

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