• CORPORATE COUNSEL, AWS PUBLIC SECTOR, JAPAN

    勤務地 JP-13-Meguro
    掲載日 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    617567
    Company
    Amazon Japan G.K.
  • Job Description

    Amazon’s Legal Delpartment is looking for a talented lawyer to support Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other Amazon businesses selling to public sector customers throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region with a primary focus on supporting AWS public sector sales and procurement compliance in Japan. AWS is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing industry providing IT/ICT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, browsers, and more to private and public sector customers.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and drafting a wide range of technology contracts and subcontracts with public and private sector customers in the APAC region, with a focus on Japan, including licensing agreements, teaming agreements, reseller agreements, framework agreements, and responses to requests for proposals and tenders. He or she will also support compliance with Japan procurement laws, directives, rules, and regulations, and will create and train employees on company policies related to government contracting.

    He or she will work directly with the business, providing day-to-day advice for senior executives and other business members on government contracting issues, resolving issues that arise in existing relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. The successful candidate will be proactive, entrepreneurial, enjoy working hard and being challenged, have strong written and oral communication skills, demonstrate sound, pragmatic judgment in ambiguous situations, and have a healthy sense of humor.

    This position will be based in Tokyo, Japan. Some international travel will be required.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) or equivalent from a reputable university.
    · Admitted to practice law in Japan.
    · 5+ years of transactional legal experience (public sector experience will be viewed highly favorably).
    · Previous work experience in a law firm or in-house at a technology company.
    · Knowledge of local and national government procurement processes and contracting laws, rules, and regulations in Japan.
    · Experience engaging with government contracting officials, system integrators, prime contractors, subcontractors, and resellers in Japan.
    · Professional level fluency of English and Japanese, written and spoken.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · In-house experience at a major cloud computing business, supporting sales.
    · Knowledge of other APAC country public sector procurement laws and tender policies and procedures (in addition to those in Singapore).
    · Familiarity with IT infrastructure, outsourcing, telecommunications or cloud computing services. #AWS

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