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Legal Counsel

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-435

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Legal is currently looking for an experienced attorney with strong academic credentials to join its MEA Legal Team. Reporting to the General Counsel MEA, the successful candidate will be based in Cairo, with a focus on Egypt. The role will involve executive engagement, negotiating, drafting, and analysing a wide variety of transactions including strategic outsourcing, software, cloud, analytics, sales, business partner, finance, supplier and teaming agreements with both local and multinational customers and suppliers in the region as well as working collaboratively with other members of the MEA Legal team and other Legal team members in and across other jurisdictions.

Employees with professional legal training and experience, who are qualified to practice law. Lawyers provide advice and counsel on legal matters and business ethics. Though the emphasis may differ from location to location, issues arise in areas of antitrust, administrative, commercial, communications, environmental, general corporate, government contracts, intellectual property, international, labor, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax law.

Requirements

- Relevant Bachelor's Degree
- At least 5 years experience in commercial law emphasis on contract negotiations, vetting and drafting
- At least 5 years experience in deal making and the ability to function in global business environment
- At least 5 years experience in transactional and deal experience
- At least 5 years experience in similar ICT environment would be advantageous
- At least 5 years experience in negotiations at management level
- Fluent in English

Preferred

- At least 7 years experience in commercial law emphasis on contract negotiations, vetting and drafting
- At least 7 years experience in deal making and the ability to function in global business environment
- At least 7 years experience in transactional and deal experience
- At least 7 years experience in similar ICT environment would be advantageous
- At least 7 years experience in negotiations at management level

Requirements

Additional information
The successful incumbent will be well articulated, sound written and drafting skill and will have high level of competence, good judgment and high quality of work. He/She will be able to work under pressure, independently and within a team and will need to be flexible and adaptable according to work requirements. Also He/She should be hard working, resilient and disciplined.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

- Relevant Bachelor's Degree
- At least 5 years experience in commercial law emphasis on contract negotiations, vetting and drafting
- At least 5 years experience in deal making and the ability to function in global business environment
- At least 5 years experience in transactional and deal experience
- At least 5 years experience in similar ICT environment would be advantageous
- At least 5 years experience in negotiations at management level
- Fluent in English

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

- At least 7 years experience in commercial law emphasis on contract negotiations, vetting and drafting
- At least 7 years experience in deal making and the ability to function in global business environment
- At least 7 years experience in transactional and deal experience
- At least 7 years experience in similar ICT environment would be advantageous
- At least 7 years experience in negotiations at management level

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work enviroments for IBMers.

Your Life at IBM
What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion. Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You at IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No

Key Job Details

- Country: EG
- State: AL QAHIRAH
- City: CAIRO
- Category: Legal
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Regular
- Location: CAIRO, AL QAHIRAH EG

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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