Senior Contracts Manager (Legal)


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We’re looking for an experienced Senior Contracts Manager to join our supplier commercial Legal contracts team. Ideally, you are thoughtful, resourceful, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for negotiating and drafting contracts with Atlassian suppliers to ensure Atlassian’s contracts are aligned with business objectives and compliance needs. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and support strategic transactions that drive Atlassian’s operations.


In This Role, You Will:


  • Provide pragmatic, business-minded guidance on contract-related issues escalated by our Procurement team  
  • Structure, draft and negotiate a broad range of inbound supplier contracts, with strong emphasis on Benefits/HR, SaaS, IT, professional services, and developer agreements
  • Analyze use cases with business owners to choose appropriate contract forms and data processing agreements, as applicable
  • Work closely with other members of the Legal team to address supplier contract issues, including Privacy, IP and employment concerns
  • Work to address supplier due diligence issues with other Atlassian teams, including Procurement, Risk and Compliance, Security and more
  • Contribute to various contract process improvement and compliance projects
  • More About You:
  • You take ownership, roll up your sleeves, and get things done
  • You are curious, and want to learn more about Atlassian’s unique business model and products
  • You build relationships with business stakeholders to strengthen the connection between our team and the business
  • You effectively navigate a decentralized and complex organization spread across the globe
  • You effectively communicate with the business and suppliers to help them understand and follow the rules and parameters of the contracting process
  • On your first day, we’ll expect you to have:
  • Have at least 5+ years of experience drafting and negotiating supplier contracts, with an emphasis on technology and data privacy matters
  • BA or BS (J.D. and/or CIPP-E certification is a plus, but not required)
  • Passion and diligence to embrace our business model and Atlassian culture
  • Excellent judgment and strong communication skills
  • Ability to Play as a TEAM





    Our perks & benefits
    To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
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