Job Summary:

Lexmark is seeking a Corporate Counsel to join our team, who will provide strategic negotiation, risk assessment and management and contract drafting support on global sales agreements.  The Corporate Counsel will drive agreements to closure with a sense of urgency while protecting Lexmark.  The Corporate Counsel will also collaborate with stakeholder and cross-functional teams to develop and implement improvements to the contracting processes and tools.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and controls Manage Print Services (MPS), channel and cloud services agreements
  • Works with customers, account executive teams, and Lexmark leadership to drive development and negotiation of Lexmark MPS agreements, cloud services agreements and professional service agreements
  • Responsible for development and administration of terms and conditions associated with Lexmark's offerings including original agreements, amendments, confidentiality agreements and software license related agreements
  • Review and understand contract compliance challenges related to leasing, including governmental and regulatory compliance
  • Review customer proposed contracts, bid packages and requests for proposal and advise management teams regarding contractual risks and risk mitigation strategies
  • Identify and quantify economic and operational exposure proposed in managed print solutions and service opportunities
  • Work with sales and operations while being responsive to treasury and finance functions on deal structure and terms
  • Ensure that contract deliverables are properly documented in the appropriate tools and available to the enterprise
  • Assist in developing and enhancing Lexmark's global privacy, data protection and security programs

Competencies, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • General
    • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
    • Executive presence, and strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work across disciplines within Lexmark
  • Leadership
    • Highest personal and professional integrity and strong work ethics
    • Willingness to take charge and provide direction
    • Results orientation, willingness to commit to a direction and drive projects to completion
    • Demonstrated ability to manage adversity and challenging situations


  • Relationship Management
    • Ability to manage senior relationships across all the business and functional areas
    • Ability to develop cooperative and constructive working relationships
    • Ability to handle complaints, settle disputes and resolve conflicts and negotiate with others
    • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships, strong culture awareness Ability to get along well in diverse cultures with diverse personalities
    • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but able to recognize and support the organization's preferences and priorities
  • Project Oversight and Decisioning
    • Highly developed skills in priority setting and alignment of project priorities with strategy
    • Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals
    • Ability to get to the heart of the problem and make sound and timely decisions to resolve problems

Education, Experience and Certifications Basic Requirements:

  • English (read, write, speak English at native level)
  • License to practice law and be admitted to the Bar of Philippines (in good standing)
  • 5+ years of experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements
  • Knowledge of legal and commercial terms/concepts
  • Demonstrated experience of improving contractual processes


  • Experience in negotiating with multi-national firms
  • In-house and law firm experience
  • Knowledge of Canadian, U.S. and European privacy laws (CIPP certification is a plus!)

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