Contentsquare is a digital experience analytics company dedicated to making the digital world more human through online experiences that respect the user's time, privacy, & ability. Since our founding in France in 2012, we have grown to be a truly global team, representing more than 70 nationalities in offices across the world, including New York, London, Paris, Munich, San Francisco, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Singapore, & more.
Since the beginning, we've developed a reputation for helping leading companies better understand & build trust with their customers. In that time, we've been recognized by Frost & Sullivan as a Global Company of the Year, & by Wired Magazine as one of Europe's hottest startups. In May of 2021, we raised $500M in Series E funding, but we're not stopping there.
To reach our ambitious goals for the future, we will be nearly doubling the size of our global workforce in the next 2 years. Want to learn, innovate & contribute your unique perspective to an industry leader? Join the team dedicated to bringing more human analytics to the world! #WeAreCSquad
Contentsquare is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel- Vendor & Procurement to lead vendor
contracting within our global commercial legal team. You will have the opportunity to lead and
improve our vendor contracting program, collaborate with our procurement team as it builds a
best-in-class procurement program & provide meaningful impact in ensuring effective and
protective contracting process for Contentsquare with its vendors.
You are passionate about creating & implementing process in a dynamic, fast paced, and
fun environment. You are collaborative in your approach & enjoy working closely with
others to find best practices tailored to Contentsquare needs. You are an experienced drafter
and negotiator & have experience building & supervising vendor legal teams. As a
member of the Commercial Legal Team, you will be reporting directly to the VP & Deputy
General Counsel. You will work out of our Paris (Headquarters).
As Senior Legal Counsel- Vendor & Procurement, you will be responsible for leading the
vendor legal function at Contentsquare. Your responsibilities:
Lead as an individual contributor & manager to a team that reviews, drafts, and
negotiates a broad range of inbound agreements, including some combination of
traditional vendor & marketing agreements, SaaS & other technology licensing
agreements, & work for hire contracts, consulting agreements, statements of work,
and nondisclosure agreements.
Collaborate with our Procurement Team in building efficient workflows & processes
for the company.
Assist in management & maintenance of companys standard contract templates
that streamline the contracting process, reduce friction with vendor, while mitigating
risk for the company.
Assist in management of contract repository, & compliance with existing contract
terms & conditions, for obligation management & risk analysis purposes
Manage & help juggle priorities in a fast-moving environment
Identify & promote process-enhancement through gap analyses between existing
product policies & procedures & business activities
Train, counsel & provide guidance to management, global business units, marketing
teams, & other internal stakeholders
Desired Skills & Attributes
Understanding of data privacy & data security in SaaS
Record of business-focused decision making & counseling
Work efficiently with a client-service focus in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to analyze legal risks within contracts, & know when appropriate to escalate
further evaluation or approval
Demonstrate good understanding of industry principles, concepts, practices, and
standards of contract administration
Superior interpersonal skills with demonstrated teaming ability to work well with
peers, all levels of management, & external resources in a virtual team environment
Talent for thinking outside of the box in confronting new issues & pursuing novel
approaches to old problems
Attention to detail, yet comfortable dealing with ambiguity & imperfection
Fluent in English & French
Exceptional academic credentials & prior law firm or in-house experience
Admitted into & in good standing [as an attorney]
7+ years of vendor transactional experience - drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and
advising on a variety of customer & inbound licensing, services & other
procurement agreements for SaaS based companies
Experience designing, managing, & building legal vendor programs & best
Collaborative spirit, good humor & a strong sense of ownership