In-house Legal /Legal Contract Manager

· Oslo, Oslo
Employment Type Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for an In-house Legal /Legal Contract Manager. The role will among others provide contracting support to enable fast deal closure and support the business to reach commercial and financial success by smart contract management.

The team
You will join a small but hands-on and dedicated team that is helping the business grow and balance commercial opportunities and risk.  We aim to provide legal support to all areas of the global business. We are commercially minded, fast-paced and you will be surrounded by bright and passionate people that love their job and company. You will be working in a genuinely collaborative environment. You will be reporting to the General Counsel based in Oslo.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contracting, contract negotiation and contract management in all our jurisdictions. This will include customer-, supplier- and other 3rd parties contracts (drafting, reviewing, and managing contracts).
  • Assist the extended legal team, sales, and the General Counsel with day-to-day legal matters.
  • Assist in making related policies, procedures, and guidance materials.
  • Assist in internal coaching concerning pre-contract considerations.
  • Support on ESG related projects and requirements.
  • Maintain electronic management of agreements and formalities, work with Business Operations to further develop the process, templates, and archive systems.
  • Support and or carry out a legal audit and risk assessment to identify areas that can be improved and risk to be mitigated.
  • To provide pragmatic advice on technology-  IP and Data Protection law and deal with ad hoc customer/suppliers-related legal inquiries.
  • Administrative duties and other ad-hoc tasks to support the broader team.
  • Undertaking KYC checks and gathering sensitive documents in support thereof.
  • Preparing slide decks and producing reports of key metrics of legal reporting.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility to meet the changing and ongoing needs of the legal team and the broader company.

About you
You have experience with commercial contracts, tenders, and contract governance and know how
to identify and mitigate contract risks. You are structured, eager to learn, you enjoy projects, are organized, and responsive and you are not afraid to reach out for assistance from your team. You will need to be commercially driven.   

Skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified with at least 2-4 years post qualification experience (in-house or private practice is an advantage).
  • Strong understanding of contract law, with practical experience drafting and reviewing, negotiating commercial contracts, including experience with international contractual principles and governance.
  • Experience with tenders and public procurement.
  • Understanding of technology, GDPR, and IP law is an advantage.
  • Experience with risk assessments is an advantage.
  • Structured and responsive, and enjoys.
  • The ability to manage a varied workload in a deadline-driven environment (time-management skills).
  • A passion for project management and creating order out of chaos.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A team player who can also work autonomously and drive projects forward.

About Pexip

Pexip is a software company based in Oslo, Norway and Twyford, UK that develops video conferencing solutions for businesses. Our Pexip Infinity platform can be deployed on-premises, in a private cloud, or in AWS/Azure/GCP, and it allows participants to use a wide range of different video technologies (including traditional video systems, Skype for Business clients, web browsers, Android and iOS devices) to call each other, or to join meetings hosted on the Pexip platform or by Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts. We also offer a managed service that uses our own platform. 


Pexip is growing fast and now has around 500 employees in 15 countries, with over a 100 people in an R&D team split across sites in the UK and Norway, and a substantial sales team across Northern Europe, the USA, Australia, South America, China, Singapore and Eastern Europe. The combined company has more than 3,000 global partners and customers, including several Fortune 500 companies, across a variety of industries and in more than 195 countries. In addition, our technology is used by a large number of the world’s Videoconferencing as a Service (VCaaS) providers. The Pexip Infinity platform currently powers around 1.5 billion video minutes per year - that’s video and audio being decoded, mixed and encoded in real time on more than 4,000 virtual machines all around the world. 


Pexip has won a number of industry awards, including “Global Video Conferencing Technology Innovation Award” winner by renowned analysts Frost & Sullivan in 2016, Gartner “Cool Vendor” award in 2018, and in 2019 we were rated first for brand perception amongst video meeting solutions users by Wainhouse Research. We hold Microsoft certification for our video interoperability gateways to Skype for Business and to Microsoft Teams, and we have partnered with Google to provide their interoperability solution for Hangouts Meet. Our strong presence and a proven functionally- rich product means Pexip is now firmly established in the market and enjoying strong commercial growth. 


Working at Pexip is immensely rewarding, both in terms of creating a robust, scalable, high-availability product, and a development environment that encourages individual engineers to have a real influence on features and functionality. We primarily develop in C, C++ and Python, and use open source tools such as GStreamer for media processing, the Django framework and the Twisted Python library, plus the latest WebRTC technologies in Chrome and Firefox browsers. 


We’re a small friendly team and while you’ll be mentored, you’ll be working directly on the product from day one. We also offer free food, games room, hackathons and other great benefits. 

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  • Location
    Oslo, Oslo
  • Employment Type
    Full time