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Senior Legal Counsel, Go-to-market

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Company Workday, Inc. Location Chicago, IL, United States



Min 8 yrs required



Sep 21, 2022

Jan 04, 2023

Feb 10, 2022


Senior Legal Counsel, Go-to-Market
Duties: Workday is a fast growing Software as a Service (SaaS) company headquartered in the area. Serve as transactional counsel to support Workday’s Global Specialized Sales team. Assist in defining scalable contract approaches and playbooks and train sales teams to support high volume and high velocity deals. Will work closely with corporate headquarters as well as cross-functional teams (sales operations, services, product, marketing).

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from a recognized U.S. law school and licensed to practice in California, or eligible for in-house registration. CIPP/E Certification and/or deep understanding of complex global data privacy laws and principles. 8+ years’ experience with a leading software or technology company. Other Qualifications: Strong understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements in highly regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare. Excellent contract negotiation and drafting skills, comfortable and adept at teaming with sales leadership in fast moving customer facing transactions. Attention to detail, willingness to roll up their sleeves to get into the details and drive creative solutions but ability to think on the fly and drive efficient deal process and fast decision making. Superior business judgment and the ability to address complex opportunities and issues in creative and effective ways. Ability to see around corners to identify opportunities and issues in our software space and participate fully with the business teams charting our future sales directions. Specific experience in a SaaS, cloud computing, enterprise software or social network environment. Significant experience counseling global organizations on commercial and compliance issues. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to create and sustain lasting relationships with customers and management. Team player with a sense of humor.

Additional info

Ref. JR-63528

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Workday, Inc.
111 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60604

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