Legal Director, Procurement at RingCentral

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Want to change the way work…works? This is your moment.

RingCentral Glip integrates messaging with video to make conversation, collaboration and connection more meaningful than ever, no matter where or how people want to work.

When you join RingCentral Legal, you’ll bring your expertise to everything from policy to contracts to lawsuits. You’ll help protect the company from threats, guide internal policy decisions and drive ideas that change the way the world communicates. All in a strong, supportive culture designed to help you succeed.

We’re as proud of our working environment as we are of our market success. You’ll find all the training, opportunity and resources you could ever want here - with all the work/life benefits you expect, and none of the micromanagement. RingCentral regularly brings home Best Place To Work awards from locations all over the world, and outstanding company ratings on Glassdoor and Comparably!

RingCentral surrounds you with world-class technology and talent, in a people-first environment built from the ground up to help you do the best work of your career. We’re not just changing the nature of communication and teamwork. We’re winning, together.

Description

RingCentral’s legal department is looking for a talented and experienced lawyer, manager and leader to oversee and manage our procurement contracts group.

The procurement team is responsible for negotiating several domestic and international procurement contracts, including license, hosted services, marketing, telecommunications operations and networking, professional services, confidentiality and other agreements, as well as advising on marketing promotions and contests. These transactions range from complex, high-value agreements with strategic partners and providers to high-volume, standard procurement contracts. The Associate General Counsel will manage attorneys and contract managers that support procurement contracting matters and develop training, playbooks, and/or templates for key stakeholders. The team this role leads also provides ongoing legal counsel and contract interpretation for senior executives and other business team members; provides day-to-day support for a variety of the Company’s operational activities - including managing procurement contracts and vendor-side commercial law matters; and advises on issues related to the internal use of third-party technology. The candidate also will be expected to participate in other legal projects as directed, including the administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. The procurement team works closely with the other legal groups, particularly legal operations and regulatory, and the finance, operations, IT and marketing departments.


Key Components of the Role

  • Oversee team in negotiating a wide range of domestic and international procurement and strategic provider contracts and confidentiality agreements

  • Advise on day-to-day commercial contracting issues.

  • Develop and/or oversee development of templates and playbooks to improve the efficiency of procurement contracting processes.

  • Deliver high quality- cost-effective legal services to a range of stakeholders across the organization, providing practical advice and facilitating creative problem-solving and informed decision-making.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally (e.g. with finance, accounting, procurement, tax and treasury, privacy and security, Operations and IT) and within the legal department to achieve desired results on tight timelines.

  • Coordinate engagement and oversight of outside counsel as necessary.

  • Advise on worldwide marketing promotions and contests.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and top academic credentials

  • Membership in at least one state bar.

  • A minimum of 10 years of legal experience (with several years' experience at a leading law firm or in-house environment).

  • Strong transactional and commercial contracts experience.

  • A minimum of [three] years of experience managing a team of attorneys and other legal professionals.

  • Excellent management skills and business judgment with a capacity to make decisions and give advice which demonstrates an understanding of overall business objectives and the risks/rewards of each situation.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that requires management of multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-legal personnel both verbally and in writing.

  • Familiarity with SaaS services and IT infrastructure.

  • Strong background in inbound technology licensing. Familiarity with telecommunications operations/network agreements is a plus.

  • Extensive experience with contract lifecycle management systems

What we offer: 

RingCentral offers all the work/life benefits you could ever want, (and none of the micromanagement.) 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, life and pet insurance

  • Flexible PTO

  • 401K match and ESPP

  • Wellness programs including virtual yoga, bootcamp, meditation classes and more

  • Paid parental leave

  • Milkstork parental account

  • New parent gift box

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About RingCentral

RingCentral is the worldwide leader in cloud-based communications. Our software communications platform delivers phone, group chat, mobile communications, video calls, videoconference, contact center and AI-driven digital engagement. It’s a powerful, global presence that allows businesses to communicate anywhere, anytime with anyone. 

RingCentral is headquartered in Belmont, California and has offices around the world. 

RingCentral is an equal opportunity employer that truly values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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An Insider's view of RingCentral

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our product makes collaboration at the core of our company. I like to leverage face-to-face communication and connect directly with other teams to discuss ways that we could be more effective in our hiring strategies. We are the type of company where people actually want to have direct connections because it preserves our values and our culture.

Anthony Smith

Team Lead, GSS Recruiting

How does the company support your career growth?

RingCentral is where I feel my career really took off. The career growth here is personalized, thoughtful, and supported by mentors and management. I love the work that I do and feel like my personality bleeds through into everything I touch. I have never felt so connected to an organization and I know there is only more good things ahead!

Melissa Regan

Manager, Global Onboarding & Enablement

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Being accessible is critical to RingCentral’s culture and success. I ensure I keep my door open and sit on the floor with the team. To me, nothing should prohibit you from being available to your team and others. I am glad to work at a company that gives me the tools and technology to connect - even when I am 300 miles away!

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What are RingCentral Perks + Benefits

RingCentral Benefits Overview

RingCentral fosters career development and provides leadership training, education, workshops, and coaching for all employees. RingCentral promotes a healthy work-life balance by providing catered breakfast and lunch daily, as well as a kitchen stocked with a variety of complimentary beverages and delicious snacks.

At RingCentral, we offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, Employee Stock Purchase Plans and many more perks!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Through our CSR program, RCause, we take pride in our commitment to inclusivity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. We offer employee matching and Volunteer Time Off.
Partners with Nonprofits
At RingCentral, we partner with nonprofits that drive impact towards environmental sustainability, social impact and responsible governance.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Our dedicated Learning & Development initiatives include Unconscious Bias AND Diversity & Inclusion training which are core to our mission in fostering, educating, and building our inclusive workforce
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
From Black Lives Matter, Women leaders, Pride, Hispanic heritage, Mothers and more, these employee-led ERG’s are a special part of our culture that we take pride in supporting and growing.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Our active hiring practices don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital or veteran status.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
RingCentral employees can contribute up to $5000 annually for Dependent Care FSA and up to $2750 for Health Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Our pet insurance policy can cover up to 50% of out of pocket expenses.
Wellness Programs
Our wellness programs include fitness and yoga classes, meditation and nutrition sessions and more, to keep all our employees feeling their best!
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Besides RingCentral's onsite gym, we do many fitness classes that promote working together and having fun!
Mental Health Benefits
Mental health is very important to us, that’s why we have partnered with Headspace, offer counseling options, and conduct frequent virtual yoga and meditation sessions, to support our employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
RingCentral makes a matching contribution of 50% of your first 6% deferred.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer employee matching for charitable donations and through our Dollars for Doers program, RCause will donate $10/hr on behalf of any employee volunteering at the nonprofit of their choice.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Supporting our working mothers, we’ve partnered with Milk Stork to deliver milk to their babies when traveling. We also send out gift boxes to all our new mothers and fathers!
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
RingCentral sponsors family oriented events ___.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
RingCentral offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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