Sr. Corporate Counsel

Coupa Software - San Mateo, CA (30+ days ago)4.6


Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world's leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.
Coupa Software is seeking an experienced commercial attorney. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a small legal team and add immediate value to one of the fastest growing Cloud companies in Silicon Valley. Reporting to the General Counsel, this challenging role will encompass a wide range of legal matters, especially commercial contract review and negotiation.

Based in San Mateo, the ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of direct experience, of which at least 4 should come from an in-house environment. The right person for this position must be a team player with highly collaborative interpersonal skills. This individual will take pride in personal excellence, display a high level of proactivity and possess a proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining proactive, resourceful, and efficient.

Responsibilities:
Draft and negotiate complex SaaS/Cloud agreements in support of sales transactions
Manage a playbook for contract negotiations and processes
Resolve legal issues and contract interpretation matters that arise in existing commercial relationships
Work with business executives and other departments’ stakeholders on a broad range of complex legal, business and strategic issues as they arise
Assist with other projects as assigned

Qualifications:
Creative, flexible and experienced commercial attorney with business-oriented outlook
Strong experience in cloud services/SaaS business model
10+ years of relevant experience preferred, with at least 4 years in-house.
Highly collaborative and able to organize and manage projects with multiple stakeholders and groups
Fast learning, self-starter with an outstanding record and demonstrated ability to work with the Sales team
Tactful with strong external negotiation skills
Detail oriented, well organized and technically adept
Accredited law degree and a current license
At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.

We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, a 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations, catered lunches…And much more!

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.