General information

Country
New Zealand
State
Auckland
City
Auckland
Department
Legal
Job ID
27743

Description & Requirements

Senior Contract Manager
New Zealand

About Infor

Infor delivers end-to-end ERP and strategic edge applications that are integrated and delivered in a multi-tenant cloud. We believe that customers need industry-specific solutions and that one size does not fit all.
We are proud to serve more than 68,000 companies worldwide. Infor is a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which has annual revenues of over $110 billion.


Position Summary

As the world third largest ERP software company, Infor has over 100 operations global wise to serve more than 68,000 customers over the world. With the company’s strategy moving on to cloud, Infor sees a strong revenue growth on cloud business. Pacific is one of the regions that provide solid contribution in SaaS revenue in APAC. Infor is looking for an IT legal contract manager to support the business in Pacific region on a more timely basis. In this role you will bring your experience in software contract review, commercial negotiation of software licensing (on-premise and SaaS), maintenance support, professional services. This role will be part of APAC legal team focus on contracts management and report to APAC Head of Legal.

The successful Contract Manager has a solid knowledge of software industry and a good understanding of company business as well as internal processes. This role works closely with various teams within the company to support business in deal closing. You will use your professional skills and knowledge and under the guidance of legal counsel if needed, to assist sales, maintenance, services teams in contracts preparation, addendum drafts, commercial negotiation including customer-facing meetings. Travel may be required for mega projects within the region.

Your Responsibilities Include

• Support company business in Pacific region as well as other regions within APAC as assigned by company
• Review contracts of license, maintenance, services, SaaS, Partner etc.
• Attend commercial negotiation with business team
• Draft contracts, addenda and other documents required for business
• Contract localization, translation, and template maintenance
• Liaise with Corporate on general company paperwork
• Provide training to local business team on a needed basis
• Answer to queries and resolve problems concerning contracts

Knowledge and Skills, You Bring to the Organization

• More than 10 years’ experience in software industry
• Exposure in multi-national companies
• Regional work experience
• Good contract drafting skills, with solid knowledge of software license, support and services agreements
• An understanding of U.S. revenue recognition principles
• Ability to work in a team and with different cultures
• Excellent communication skills
• Pragmatic and commercial thinker
• Law background with education on bachelor’s or master’s degree
• Must be fluent written and verbal in English
• Written and spoken fluency in Mandarin and/or other language would be a bonus

Infor Values:

Our Guiding Principles set the standard for how we work with one another. They define who we are as an organization and guide everything we do. By applying the same shared values that unleash prosperity in free societies—such as value creation, integrity, responsibility, free speech, and toleration—we encourage one another to take initiative and to challenge the status quo.

 

We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.