JOB POST: Associate General Counsel-Technology at Nike, Bangalore: Apply Now!

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Nike Inc. is looking for a legal professional to fit their legal team in the job role of Associate General Counsel, for the office in Bangalore.

About Nike Inc.

Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area.

About the Associate General Counsel Job Role

Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike’s global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.

Under the supervision of Nike’s Senior Counsel – Global Technology, and Asia-based leaders in NIKE Legal, you will work directly with technologists in Nike’s India Technology Center and other Global Technology locations and other leaders and business managers who work with Global Technology.

The Associate General Counsel will manage service delivery by our outside counsel, and you will partner closely with Nike’s Finance, Controlling, Global Procurement, and other supporting functions.

Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide range of agreements and documents for Nike’s India Technology team as they transform Nike’s information technology function to support and drive growth. Transaction types range from traditional outsourcing, license and project service agreements to evolving areas such as cloud services and artificial intelligence.
  • Advise and counsel Nike business managers on a wide-range of legal and process issues associated with Nike’s information technology function, including regulatory compliance (particularly privacy issues in transactions), compliance with internal control processes, responses to government inquiries, and management of business disputes that have not ripened into litigation
  • Contribute your knowledge and experience toward efforts to reengineer delivery of legal services to improve quality, efficiency and service levels using traditional and new model legal service providers
  • Prepare and deliver training programs designed to enhance business results and manage risk
  • Monitor and research (changes in) laws
  • Review and update legal precedents

Eligibility

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in law or local equivalent from an accredited school of law and registration with a Bar Council in any of the States in India.
  • 3 years post-qualification experience (may be a combination of both law firm and inhouse), with a minimum 2 years of practice of transactional business law and minimum 1 year of experience in a transactional practice that includes a significant information technology component.
  • Experience in a practice that includes a significant privacy compliance component is preferred.
  • A demonstrable interest in, and passion for, information technology.
  • Law firm experience in one or more of the following specialty areas is preferred: outsourcing, licensing, information technology, information security, data privacy, data security, digital product.
  • An ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and in writing, with technology and business personnel at all levels and across geographies.
  • An ability to work as part of a large, matrixed organizational structure, in (virtual) teams and independently as needed.

Location

Bangalore (now, Bengaluru), Karnataka

Click here for the official job description.

Click here to apply for the General Counsel role at Nike.

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