Contract Manager (m/f/d) - Munich

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

We are more than a support team. We enable the rapid but sustainable growth of Personio and ensure the financial health and legal stability of the organization. If you want to work and learn in an interdisciplinary team of Finance, Legal and Strategy and want to make a difference from day one, the BIFL team is the right place for you.

To support us on this journey and fuel our growth, we are looking for a Contract Manager (m/f/d) with commercial focus for our Munich office or remote within Germany. Be our expert in all customer facing negotiations and help us develop and evolve our contract structure to serve our customers. 

These tasks and responsibilities await you:

  • As part of the commercial legal team, you will mainly support our DACH sales and growth teams with customer negotiations and queries but also support with the international queries where needed
  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements to support customer sales and growth. Your primary focus will be on our standard SaaS subscription agreements, software licensing terms, data protection agreements (DPA), and NDA
  • Advise on contract interpretation, dispute resolution and overall negotiation strategy
  • Support in developing and improving legal trainings to enable our sales / growth teams
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, commercial, privacy, open-source, IP, regulatory and other legal developments to be able to give the most effective advice
  • Support the wider legal team in various matters
  • Assisting with the implementation of best practices and processes within the commercial legal team

Curious to find out more about our Legal Team at Personio? Read through our Blog article here.

What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor degree (e.g. (business) law, economy, …), 1st state exam or comparable qualification or legal professional training (German degree is not a must)
  • Previous experience of contracts management, paralegal, or other comparable experience within a law firm or in-house for a technology company
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English; Spanish or other European languages are a plus
  • Solid knowledge of general business law/civil law, any knowledge in the area of data protection is an advantage
  • Structured and proactive thinker with the ability to juggle multiple stakeholder requests at the same time
  • You pursue pragmatic solutions and have the ability to translate complex technical and legal concepts for non-techies and non-lawyers (given our SME customer base)
  • Previous experience in supporting a sales organization and in negotiating a wide array of commercial agreements (reviewing, drafting negotiation), including GTC, MSA, DPA, SaaS subscription and licensing agreements is an advantage
  • Ability to reflect as well as curiosity, openness to change and affinity for digital and innovative solutions
  • Communicative team player with a high level of motivation and willingness to learn

If you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria, apply anyway. We hire based on a mix of skills, experience and potential and are passionate about investing in driven, collaborative people who are eager to learn.
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, including a Personio contribution
  • Choose between green mobility options, including a JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Germany for €22 per month with a subsidized Qualitrain membership
  • A beautiful, spacious office in the heart of Munich, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces
About us
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.

With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them? 

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

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