Build your future with Sovos.
Digital technology has forever changed business. Now, it’s transforming tax. Sovos software was built for the digital future of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction control compliance, tax reporting and more.
Sovos supports more than 16,000 customers, including half of the Fortune 500, operating in over 70 countries. Our SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes.
Our 2,000+ employees throughout the Americas and Europe are building the future of global compliance software with a culture of commitment to keep our promise to customers.
The Work You'll Do
The Associate Counsel position is responsible for legal support of Sovos’ business units in Portugal, providing commercial support and advice in the negotiation of client, partner and vendor agreements.
Additionally, the Associate Counsel will provide local support and advice in relation to corporate and employment matters.
More specifically :
Negotiates contracts between Sovos and its Portuguese and European clients
Develops and maintains contract templates
Assists in developing and maintaining EU privacy policies and procedures
Negotiates vendor / supplier agreements
Maintains document files and coordinating all contracting process flow with respect to clients and vendors
Supports corporate legal efforts in Europe including entity organization and governance matters
Supports employment legal efforts in Portugal and Europe including employment contracts, employee data privacy, performance management, background checks, immigration, and more
Supports with data privacy and protection matters in Europe including DPAs
Contributes to the development and implementation of company policies in Europe.
Takes full responsibility for ensuring internal and external customer satisfaction
Comprehends and communicates complex concepts
What We Need From You
Law degree required
Duly licensed to practice law (estágio completed)
Proficiency in Portuguese and English. Additional languages are a plus
Interest on software and SaaS licensing, including related contractual terms
Proven negotiating skills
Ability to concentrate, analyze, and resolve complex problems
Demonstrates initiative, drive and determination to achieve results, success and growth
Maintains a high level of enthusiasm, engagement, and commitment to action
Develops trust and models open, candid, respectful communication and collaborative teamwork
Demonstrates a high degree of self-awareness and commitment to personal development and learning
Acts with integrity and demonstrates ethical behavior in all matters with all stakeholders
Interacts effectively with teammates, colleagues and customers
Minimal travel required to Sovos locations and events
What Does Sovos Offer You?
The tools to grow your career both personally and professionally :
Did you know that over 30% of our employees experienced a promotion or job change In FY2021? That’s because growth Is serious business here at Sovos, and we have the programs in place to make sure of it, including :
Mentoring Programs and Rotational Opportunities
Management Bootcamps and Development Trainings
Yearly performance reviews where compensation and performance are assessed and rewarded generously
Clear paths for growth within our roles (but we know that career development can be like a spider web, not a ladder - we give you the tools to move outside of your career as well!)
The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work
Continuing opportunities for further Learning & Development
Progressive Wellness Program
A chance to work with talented and passionate people in a rewarding and values-driven environment!
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Are you worried that you don’t check all of the boxes? Apply anyway! There are no perfect candidates - we hire people, not cvs.
We are excited that you’re here and we look forward to taking a look at your application to determine next steps.
Sovos is an equal opportunity employer and people seeking employment with us are considered without regards to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Does this sound like a fit? Apply now!