Key Responsibilities of the Role
Advising senior management and business partners on all aspects of commercial transactions.
Negotiating and drafting M&A transactions.
Support Andela’s sales organization (new sales and partner experience).
Working on financing transactions, including an initial public offering.
Intellectual curiosity to gain a deep understanding of regulations impacting the business and the ability to translate that understanding into actionable guidance for the business teams.
Negotiating and drafting contracts--large and small.
Advising on the business terms of established commercial agreements.
Creating and revising applicable terms and conditions.
Advising and assisting partner experience team to resolve customer concerns.
Managing corporate governance, including board and shareholder materials.
Reviewing advertising and marketing materials, website content and press releases to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
Creating and implementing corporate policies.
Drafting/reviewing incentive compensation plans.
Advising on employment law matters, including disputes with competitors regarding non-compete and non-solicit agreements.
Advising on intellectual property matters, including proactive cease and desist demands.
Job Qualifications / Experience Requirements:
Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial, dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills, especially in contract negotiations. Easygoing negotiating style is a must.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Ability to get things done quickly without sweating the small stuff.
Business savvy and customer-service oriented approach to facilitate achievement of business objectives.
Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision, but also to accept direction from the Deputy General Counsel.
Collegial style, team player with excellent independent judgment.
Superior contract drafting skills–understand the “power of the pen.”
Excellent communication (verbal, written and listening) skills
Minimum Experience Required:
7+ years of relevant legal experience
Prior experience as a company-side corporate lawyer at a law firm
Prior in-house experience is preferred, and some experience with employment law and international law would be ideal.
EPIC Values Alignment
Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family
If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we’ll be in touch.
Benefits & Compensation
Full medical coverage
Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
Oh, and a chance to change the world!