Manager, Senior Corporate Counsel



Job Description

Job Overview

As a member of the iCIMS legal team, you will have a direct impact by advising and supporting all areas of our procurement practice within the organization as we continue to transform recruiting with the iCIMS Talent Cloud. Our new team in India needs a leader that is a creative problem-solver who’s cool under pressure and brings exceptional judgment and creativity to devise practical advice that appropriately weighs our legal and business objectives. You’ll help us negotiate complex procurement technology and other agreements and issues relating to data privacy and security matters with name brand, global organizations, supporting all departments, including our labs organization, product, internal corporate technology services, marketing, finance, and talent. This role works closely with our key partners across our product teams, professional services, marketing, and talent to support their needs and help us develop and implement new products and business initiatives.


To succeed, you’ll need to be able to expertly identify nuanced legal issues with an eye to our business needs, and devise ways for the business to forge ahead when faced with potential roadblocks. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a fast-growing, evolving technology company and help drive exciting new initiatives. If you’re an organized, self-starter who lives for closing a deal, we'd love to hear from you! The Manager, Senior Corporate Counsel will report directly to the Deputy General Counsel. This position will be based out of our Hyderabad, India office.

About Us

When you join iCIMS, you join the team helping global companies transform business and the world through the power of talent. Our customers do amazing things: design rocket ships, create vaccines, deliver consumer goods globally, overnight, with a smile. As the Talent Cloud company, we empower these organizations to attract, engage, hire, and advance the right talent. We’re passionate about helping companies build a diverse, winning workforce and about building our home team. We're dedicated to fostering an inclusive, purpose-driven, and innovative work environment where everyone belongs. 


Team Leadership

  • Provide leadership to ensure that objectives are met while also ensuring alignment and support of all customers connected with the organization.
  • Maintain a high-performance team and work environment enabling operational objectives and acquisition/retention of people resources to fulfill team mission successfully.
  • Develop team members’ performance including formal reviews, establishing departmental and individual objectives and performing applicable assessments.
  • Responsible for developing team members and providing professional guidance and coaching to ensure proper career development.
  • Provide reports on team metrics, KPIs and results to department leadership and stakeholders.
  • In partnership with the Deputy General Counsel, help to establish annual team objectives in alignment with overall departmental objectives.
  • Create, update, and revise departmental processes and policies with Deputy General Counsel (or above) approval.
  • Lead and mentor both direct and indirect reports with the goal of improving professional expertise, fulfillment of departmental objectives, and employee engagement.
  • Provide planning and prioritization for team resources and delegate and assign projects, duties, and objectives.
  • Contributes to building and improving process efficiencies within the procurement function and the team.
  • Consistently ensure that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS policies, procedures, and core competencies.

Operational Leadership

  • Draft, revise, negotiate and provide contracting support for complex global vendor contracts.
  • Liaise with the procurement, privacy, and information security teams with respect to compliance and other requirements contracts.
  • Review, update, and maintain the procurement and vendor agreement templates in line with market practice and iCIMS’ legal and business needs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholder partners to ensure appropriate awareness and escalation of issues as they arise.
  • Act as an advisor to internal customers, including leadership, on a variety of legal matters.
  • Partner with other members of the General Counsel’s Office and cross-departmental partners to provide guidance and support execution of strategic objectives.
  • Partner with the procurement organization to drive optimizations to improve the vendor contracts process.
  • Create contract abstracts and risk summaries as needed.
  • Participate in annual risk management assessment and remediation plans.
  • Support other strategic projects and initiatives as needed.


  • A minimum of 8 years of experience negotiating complex software as a service, software licensing, professional services, and/or other technology transactions is required. 10+ years of related experience is preferred. Some experience in leadership or people management strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree and LL.B. degree from a law school accredited by the Bar Council of India is required.
  • Member in good standing with the Bar Council of India is required.
  • Admitted as an Advocate by the Bar Counsel of India and has a Certificate of Practice.
  • Ability to handle complex contracting issues while balancing a positive internal partner and external vendor experience.
  • Experience in researching and analyzing federal, state, local and international laws.
  • Ability to work independently, while being a collaborative member of the team.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with the management team, and company employees.
  • Ability to mentor peers in areas of expertise.
  • Demonstrated success in displaying passion, drive, adaptability and innovation.
  • Proficient in the MS Office Suite.
  • Driven and passionate about leading, motivating, and mentoring a team.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, growing organization.
  • Consistent track record of success in building solid working relationships within various areas/business functions of the company.

EEO Statement

iCIMS is a place where everyone belongs.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our approach helps us to build a winning team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. So, regardless of how your diversity expresses itself, you can find a home here at iCIMS.   


We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at   

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive health and wellness benefits include medical insurance (employee and dependent family members), personal accident and group term life insurance, bonding and parental leave,  lifestyle spending account reimbursements, wellness services offerings, sick and casual/emergency days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, retirals (PF - employer contribution) and gratuity. Benefits and eligibility may vary by location, role, and tenure. Learn more here: