Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.
As a member of the WW Contracts team in Legal, you will work closely with legal and stakeholders to develop, negotiate, and update complex commercial sales contracts across a variety of routes-to-market (consumer, enterprise, education, government, health & wellness).
This role requires an advanced understanding of contractual terms and conditions, as well as extensive experience in executing against several complex negotiations simultaneously. Working in conjunction with the Commercial Legal team, US Sales and Finance, this role is accountable for planning and driving a portfolio of strategic negotiations across multiple sales channels. The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively identifying and resolving unique business scenarios and formulating executive-level contractual recommendations while safeguarding Apple at all times. A high degree analysis and problem solving is a must. The ability to influence and persuade is a key success factor. Eventual outcomes must create a positive customer experience, while developing key relationships with account representatives both within Apple and customer representatives. The successful candidate will be discrete, high-energy, agile-minded, strategic, proactive, a direct communicator, highly organized and able to thrive in a fast-moving, complex environment.
6+ years of extensive experience in the negotiation of commercial and direct public sector contracts.
A demonstrated understanding and strong working knowledge of applicable commercial, legal principles
Adept with contract analysis, including process driven compliance to align with internal finance policies and SOX & internal audit requirements
Ability to work on contractual issue of diverse scope
The ability to frame, draft and negotiate agreements.
Posses strategic business planning capabilities as well as tactical execution skills
Detail orientated and continuous follow-through, particularly for long lead-time activities
Excellent presentation and communication skills and content creation
Project management skills including presenting and delivering on project objectives, timelines, milestones and updates with measurable business benefits to all levels of management
Detailed planner with a proven track record for managing multi year negotiations
Strong work ethic with the willingness, and flexibly that ensures that all deadlines are met with a high degree of quality.
Local candidates preferred
BA/BS required MBA/Paralegal preferred (JD considered)
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