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Senior Legal Counsel - DACH

  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Legal
  • Added

Description

At Appian, we’re seeking to grow our culture of passion, energy, and innovation. Empowered by “the best idea wins,” we thrive on collaboration and a culture of dissent- encouraging all employees to challenge and elevate one another. We strive for diversity and inclusion through continued education and a commitment to equity.

Senior Legal Counsel - DACH

The Senior Legal Counsel - DACH is responsible for the review, negotiation, and drafting of Appian’s contracts as well as handling other legal matters for a fast-growing software company in the German speaking region of Europe.

This position will be a primary legal resource for Appian’s DACH sales team and will report to the Associate General Counsel - Europe. It requires significant experience negotiating, drafting and analyzing information technology related contracts, such as software licensing and professional consulting services contracts. 

Significant experience with cloud licensing on the sales side is absolutely mandatory. Work with international clients and partners before and after regular business hours may also be required.

Background & Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and/or qualities:

  • Ability to read critically, write persuasively, and communicate effectively in German as well as in English
  • Demonstrated effective writing and interpersonal skills
  • Sales-side cloud licensing experience mandatory
  • Experience in commercial, information technology contracts, in the areas of management and negotiation, demonstrating increasing responsibility
  • Experience with non-standard contract change requests, contract terminations, contract modifications, and changes in scope
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of working independently, taking the initiative to handle complex challenges, prioritizing multiple ongoing projects, and developing quick turn-around contract management strategies
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and communications skills
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, PDF software and other software products as required
  • Solid business judgment
  • German Legal degree required

Compensation

Commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance is not available for this position. This position is to be based in our Frankfurt or Berlin offices, but is eligible for remote work for compelling candidates located in other areas, including outside of Germany..

About Us:

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. Our employees create opportunities to drive hands-on impact both with our customers and throughout the organization, which creates an environment where meaningful work is met with career growth and opportunity. As a result, we are proud to have been recognized as a Washington Post Top Workplace for seven consecutive years. Simply put, we are changing the way businesses operate and our employees are to thank for Appian’s success.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co‐worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .   

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at  ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com  and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.