Legal Counsel

Vision Critical - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Vision Critical is growing with renewed focus and commitment to our core SaaS business. We are looking for an approachable and innovative lawyer to work closely with our sales and customer success teams in North America. You will collaborate with members of Vision Critical’s legal team and other internal stakeholders drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, advising on legal risks and supporting and guiding the overall business strategy.

At Vision Critical, we are committed to enabling our clients to obtain key insights to help them understand what truly influences customer behavior, and to help them build an authentic relationship based on trust and shared value with their customers. If you are a lawyer who thrives in a dynamic fast paced environment, embraces change and challenge, and is passionate about delivering exceptional and incisive legal work, then Vision Critical wants to hear from you.

Your typical day
Draft and negotiate inbound/outbound confidentiality agreements, software subscription agreements, services agreements, data protection addendums and business associate agreements with customers.
Support sales with RFP responses.
Partner with sales, sales operations, security and privacy, finance, product and operations to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes.
Provide legal support to the Vision Critical business throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure continued compliance with laws and regulations and customer success while mitigating legal risks and ensuring adherence to corporate policies.
Support the data privacy and security team and our privacy officer in contract negotiations and compliance related matters for North America, the EU and APAC regions.

Qualifications:
A J.D. or LL.B. with strong academic credentials and a license to practice law in Canada and/or a US law degree and/or a US call to the bar.
SaaS, PaaS and other technology-related offerings experience.
4+ years of relevant legal experience, which should include in-house experience supporting sales departments as an internal client.
Substantial experience drafting and negotiating complex legal agreements.
Strong negotiation skills with the ability of identifying areas of concern and presenting them to leaders with recommendations.
Sound and practical business judgement that balances legal risk and business opportunity and the ability to think “outside-the-box” to deliver creative and pragmatic business solutions.
Attentive to detail, highly organized and able to self motivate and work independently.
Response with a service-oriented attitude, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build collaborative business relationships at all levels of the organization.
Ability to grasp legal and business issues and provide tailored advice in plain language.
Ability to provide timely advice and produce high quality work in a professional and courteous manner while managing multiple priorities, stakeholders and deadlines.
Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment.
Nice to Have
Familiarity and experience with Canadian, US, EU and APAC privacy and data protection regulations and requirements.
Fluent in French or German.
A good sense of humour
This role will be based in one of our locations preferably Vancouver or Toronto.

Ready to join our team?

If you are interested in helping Vision Critical deliver on its commitments and taking your career to the next level, we invite you to apply online now.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Vision Critical.