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Legal Counsel

Multiple Locations: North Sydney NSW 2060, Australia • Auckland, New Zealand


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 211147

External Description:

Legal Counsel

Summary Description:

This Legal Counsel position in the Teradata Law Department is required to provide contracting advice, drafting and negotiation for Teradata sales organizations in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) as well as providing general day to day legal advice. The role will initially involve supporting transactions in the ANZ area, occasionally teaming with more senior counsel on complex commercial transactions.

Education and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should be a fully qualified solicitor or barrister in Australia or England or another common law jurisdiction with approximately 3-5 years post-qualification experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • The candidate must have strong licensing and commercial transactions experience, preferably both domestic and international. IT outsourcing, cloud computing and SaaS experience is a plus, but not a pre-requisite.
  • The candidate must have experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of contract documents including master agreements, complex project agreements, statements of work, and data processing agreements.
  • Looking for an experienced individual who can drive all facets of contracting from proposal/RFI preparation through contract negotiation and completion. The candidate will be the key coordinator of activities leading to the proactive resolution of business and legal issues pertaining to assigned contracts.
  • Assisting with ethics and compliance matters.
  • Providing education and training to internal business units (especially sales and professional services) regarding company contracting policies, ethics and compliance and other emerging legal issues.

Key Qualifications:

  • Looking for counsel who can provide pragmatic, hands-on day to day legal advice on a broad range of domestic and international legal issues. Employment law and data protection law experience are highly desirable.
  • The ideal candidate is customer-focused, energetic, self-motivated, and business oriented, with a drive to conclude deals, managing multiple deals from beginning to end and understands how to balance legal risks with business objectives and successfully get deals closed.
  • Strong writing, negotiation and analytical skills are needed for this position. Must be able to work autonomously with initiative and creativity. Attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and with short deadlines are also important qualifications.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interface comfortably with all levels in the organization including senior management.
  • Good skills with Office365 tools set, esp. Word, Teams, Outlook.

 Work Environment:

  • We encourage flexible working that will allow you to work from the Teradata North Sydney office and working remotely from your home office, subject to the business needs
  • Will require occasional domestic and overseas travel.


City: North Sydney

State: New South Wales

Community / Marketing Title: Legal Counsel

Job Category: Legal

Company Profile:

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The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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