Legal Counsel

Team:
Legal & Regulatory

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Voxbone is the best-kept secret in cloud communications, but we're ready for our close up! That's where you come in.


We are looking for a Legal & Regulatory Counsel with extensive experience of drafting, reviewing, negotiating on a wide range of contracts to join our team in Austin. So if you are up to join us soon, please keep reading and get in touch with us!


The Legal & Regulatory Counsel is responsible to support the Company’s projects and provide legal and regulatory advice on current and upcoming services that the Company wishes to provide.


The role is diverse and challenging, covering multiple legal and regulatory issues in telecommunications and specifically in the voice over IP market. You will be part of an internationally focused team spread across Brussels and London which means you will gain wide experience across different geographical markets and a good insight into corporate and legal matters.


Let's break it down...


Regulatory advice and compliance


- Provide expert advice on specific and complex matters in regards to telecommunications, Voice over IP regulatory framework in countries of coverage and/or countries of interest; which may include drafting of legal and regulatory analyses and risk assessments;

- As the case may be, provide ongoing support to any internal team whenever there is an operational or regulatory change that may affect the business;

- Proactively monitor regulatory developments that may impact Voxbone business or coverage expansion plans and provide practical advice internally to impacted business units; Ensure implementation of any changes in order to maintain a compliant service.

- Develop and maintain relationships with national regulatory authorities and any other authorities that may regulate or oversee implementation of regulations in countries of coverage


Regulatory projects


- Prepare the entry of Voxbone in a new country or launching a new service in a country of coverage, advice on regulatory decisions and obtain the appropriate licenses/ notifications.

- Provide legal support in any ad hoc projects or activities that have a legal/regulatory impact on the company.

- As the case may be, takes the lead as Project manager for regulatory project from A to Z and implement a compliance project.

- Oversee internal implementation of legal and regulatory requirements in regards to specific project(s).

- Develop short and long-term strategies to manage regulatory challenges in regards to a specific project.


Contractual review and support


- Drafting, negotiating and reviewing contractual agreement(s) relating to commercial matters, insurance, corporate and other business activities of Voxbone, including reviewing and negotiating on legal documentation to support business goals;

- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating third party suppliers agreements (number portability, interconnection agreement etc.).

- Draft or update standard terms and conditions, templates, and other types of agreements and legal documents.

- Provide support for customer contract negotiation, or any customer related matters, as the case may be.


Public policy


- Follow-up on the activities of associations to which Voxbone is member and report on matters which may be key for Voxbone business.

- Participate and contribute to public consultations conducted by authorities and which are relevant to Voxbone services, as well as reinforcing common positions and develop further lobbying activities.


Voxbone is the best-kept secret in cloud communications, but we're ready for our close up! That's where you come in.


We are looking for a Legal & Regulatory Counsel with extensive experience of drafting, reviewing, negotiating on a wide range of contracts to join our team in Austin. So if you are up to join us soon, please keep reading and get in touch with us!


The Legal & Regulatory Counsel is responsible to support the Company’s projects and provide legal and regulatory advice on current and upcoming services that the Company wishes to provide.


The role is diverse and challenging, covering multiple legal and regulatory issues in telecommunications and specifically in the voice over IP market. You will be part of an internationally focused team spread across Brussels and London which means you will gain wide experience across different geographical markets and a good insight into corporate and legal matters.


To bring the win, you will have...


- Master degree in law - a major in telecommunication law or business law is a strong asset.

- Excellent knowledge or experience in the US/Canada markets. Relevant experience in any other geographical markets in addition to US/Canada is a plus.

- Minimum 3 to 5 years professional experience in an international law firm or in the legal and regulatory department of a multinational company.

- Good knowledge of international commercial contract law and business law.

- Keen interest for legal and regulatory work in the telco sphere and voice over IP sector is a must.

- Excellent drafting & negotiations skills.

- Proficient knowledge of English, any other language would be a strong advantage too.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Analytical skills.

- Strong work ethic proving reliability and commitment

- Good collaboration skills within multicultural environment.

- Problem solver and proactive.


Sound good? We’re offering…


- Competitive salary and bonus package

- Key role in a fast-growing company

- A fun and extremely international environment

- Frequent company events and socials

- Free healthy snacks and drinks, organic coffee for the caffeine addicts!

- Health insurance

- 401k

- Home internet reimbursement

- Work laptop and mobile phone including a monthly plan

- Travel encouragement and flexibility

- Parking allowance



Because We care...


Voxbone is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to bolster diversity & inclusion in our workplace and wherever our employees are based. Any individuals seeking employment at Voxbone are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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