At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Description

Date: Nov 20, 2019

Ericsson : Country Unit

Location: Manila, Philippines

Work rights : Local employment

Travel required : Yes

Recruiter : Roma Suday | roma.suday@ericson.com

 

 

Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

 


Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

 

 

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

 

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We are on a quest, relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. As a team, we are helping to solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that’.

We’ll help you design your future! You can choose to be an expert or a leader or both! Leveraging everything from cybersecurity to machine learning, making smart manufacturing and autonomous mines a reality. With access to hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world with the support to really find ‘your great’ and the ability to rediscover it, again and again.

 

 

Senior Group Legal Counsel for Ericsson Singapore, Philippines, Brunai and Pacific Islands

MOAI Legal Affairs is a unit within Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance and provides legal support to the Market Area South-East Asia, Oceania and India (MOAI).

Job Summary:

The main scope of the work is contractual and negotiation support in relation with customers, suppliers, and partners.

The Senior Group Legal Counsel will be expected to independently support internal clients and uphold a high service level in doing so.

Equally important is that the Senior Group Legal Counsel, in providing guidance and advice, shows high integrity and business acumen as well as keeping in mind the interest of the Ericsson Group as-a-whole.

 

You Will:

• Provide high quality and highly efficient legal support to identified Ericsson clients, including supporting and managing legally complex transactions;

• Provide legal advice and risk-assessments to the Customer Unit Singapore/Philippines/Brunei on all kinds of matters; e.g. contractual and relevant regulatory matters;

• Draft, review and negotiate agreements and other legal documents;

• Prepare and provide legal training to internal clients;

• Keep track of relevant new or changed legislation;

• Manage outside counsel and other external advisors.

 

Education:

• Bachelor Degree / Master of Law or equivalent;

 

 Experience and Traits:

  • Qualified lawyer with minimum five years of experience, out of which preferably at least three years of experience in the Telecommunications or IT industry;
  • International experience and cultural awareness;
  • Fluency in English; 
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Team spirit;
  • Excellent networking ability, and communication and social skills. 
  • High level of integrity and courage;
  • Proactivity and independence.

 

 

 

What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

 

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Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

 

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

 

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

 

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