Commercial Attorney - Contract

ChargePointCampbell, CA

About Us

With electric vehicles (EVs) expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on EV charging and established a business model that's been validated by more than a decade in business and thousands of customers. As now a public company, we remain focused on broadening our market leadership and building on years of innovation. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build our all-electric future and dominate a trillion-dollar market.

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Reports To

General Counsel

What You Will Be Doing

In the Commercial Attorney Contract role, you will be involved in reviewing and negotiating a variety of customer facing agreements, including SaaS commercial agreements, purchase agreements and non-disclosure agreements relating to electrical vehicle charging equipment. The position includes a substantial amount of communication with internal and external customers.

  • Draft review, analyze, modify and negotiate commercial agreements, including SaaS commercial agreements, purchase terms and conditions and other contracts with customers with the support of the legal team
  • Interpret contract requirements, obligations and risk exposure and advise on same.
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders, including sale’s leadership, finance and customer service as appropriate, in a continued effort to streamline contract related processes
  • Ensure conformity to business needs, proper risk allocation and compliance with the policies and procedures of the applicable business unit.
  • Facilitate internal contract approval and stakeholder negotiation to resolve complex issues and assist in disputes (escalating complex legal and factual issues to the appropriate internal parties).
  • Prepare contract summaries to assure proper interpretation of contracts.

What You Will Bring to ChargePoint

  • Position requires a Juris Doctorate and strong preference for membership in good standing with a state bar.
  • 3-5 years prior experience, including reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements.
  • Proven negotiation abilities and business acumen
  • Customer centric and solutions-oriented approach in supporting both external and internal clients while protecting the best interest of the company
  • Experience in a global business environment
  • Ability to deliver strong results with limited resources, under tight deadlines and with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Research and analytical skills is a differentiating plus
  • Strong understanding of commercial and financial implications of strategy development process
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication and presentation styles
  • Strong work ethic with ability to work independently
  • In-house counsel experience preferred

Location

Campbell, CA

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer.
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