Legal Counsel

Date: Jan 11, 2019

City: Manila, 00, PH

Company: Amdocs, Inc.

Job ID: 68266 

Who are we?

If you’re a smartphone user then you are part of an ever more connected and digital world. At Amdocs, we are leading the digital revolution into the future. From virtualized telecommunications networks, Big Data and Internet of Things to mobile financial services, billing and operational support systems, we are continually evolving our business to help you become more connected. We make sure that when you watch a video on YouTube, message friends on SnapChat or send your images on Instagram, you get a great service anytime, anywhere, and on any device. We are at the heart of the telecommunications industry working with giants such as AT&T, Vodafone, Telstra and Telefonica, helping them create an amazing new world for you where technology is being used in amazing new ways every single day.

In one sentence

Partner and trusted advisor to Amdocs business and corporate units, responsible for legal aspects in his/her domain (respective account, specific region etc.) including: leading  agreements negotiations, provide legal consultancy, draft legal documents, participate in business decision making processes and promote compliance. The Legal Counsel works in collaboration with all Amdocs units and external customers/vendors.

What will your job look like?

  1. Legal business partner and trusted advisor to the counterparts in his/her domain and manages the legal aspects in his/her domain.
  2. Provide practical and issue focused legal advice and recommendation combining the business needs with the legal requirements and standards. 
  3. Leading legal aspect of commercial negotiation with internal and external customer/vendors.
  4. Draft and review legal documents, prepare and maintain legal templates in respective domain.
  5. Represent legal stream in Legal/ corporate and cross company projects.
  6. Promote compliance with legal requirements and standards in his/her domain.
  7. Provide legal analysis and risk assessments and participate in business decision making processes. 
  8. Take part in different Legal department cross projects.

All you need is...

  1. Minimum of 6  years of work experience in the relevant legal domain, preferably at mid to big size technological companies.
  2. Previous experience in consulting to internal customer’s and senior management members.
  3. Previous of working in complex and dynamic environment.
  4. Experience in business risks analysis and handeling business needs in complex enviourment.
  5. Bachelor degree of Laws (LL.B.). MBA or LL.M (Master of Laws) – advantage. 
  6. Bar membership.

Why you will love this job:

  • You will be working within an extremely diverse and multi-cultural environment, and a fast growing and dynamic organization
  • You will be able to work with the best and brightest minds to collaborate across accounts/regions to provide a single voice
  • You will be working on market leading software for the telecommunications industry


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