Cisco Capital – Senior Legal Counsel – Middle East and Africa
Cisco Capital is part of the Cisco Systems, Inc. group of companies and provides vendor financing for Cisco products and services both directly and through local finance partners to Cisco customers.
This position supports the Cisco Capital business in the Middle East and Africa region and as a secondary support other Capital business arising in the EMEAR region as needed. This position will report to the EMEAR Legal Director.
Applicants should have broad finance experience (including leasing) obtained at a top law firm practice supporting multinational corporations, or in-house at a multinational corporation. Previous experience of in-house work is highly preferred but not essential. Experience in negotiating and structuring leasing and finance transactions with customers, programs with other finance companies and banks, as well as syndications is necessary. Experience with Islamic finance highly desirable. Development of standard documentation, related control policies awareness of regulatory issues impacting the captive leasing and finance business in the Middle East and Africa region. Preferred applicant must be fluent in Arabic and English. Other languages are a plus.
This role is wide ranging with a lot of responsibility. We require motivated, self-reliant individuals with a proven ability to work as part of a small team. Candidates should be individuals with a highly commercial approach who will thrive in a sales-orientated environment and have excellent written and verbal skills as well as good executive presence. Candidates must also have strong interpersonal communication skills, be prepared to work under tight timeframes and be comfortable being routinely challenged in the support of high impact, driven sales leaders.
– negotiation of lease and loan agreements, agreements with customers and finance partners and related documents
At least 7+ years of relevant experience
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