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Samsara is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which allows businesses and organizations that depend on physical operations to harness IoT (Internet of Things) data to develop actionable business insights and improve their operations. Samsara operates in North America and Europe and serves more than 20,000 customers across a wide range of industries including transportation, wholesale and retail trade, construction, field services, logistics, utilities and energy, government, healthcare and education, manufacturing and food and beverage. Learn more about Samsara's mission to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power the global economy at www.samsara.com.

About the role:

Samsara is searching for a resourceful and ambitious Commercial Counsel to help build a growing legal team. In this role, you will be the first lawyer based in our Mexico City office, support the growth of our business in Mexico, and collaborate closely with functions across the company on general commercial matters inside and outside of Mexico. You will also take on a broad range of other legal issues to grow our operations in Mexico, such as local regulatory, corporate, product, compliance, and employment matters. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish and English, have a strong background in commercial contracting in Mexico, and be highly self-motivated and capable of managing a large workload. You can take ownership of a vaguely-defined objective and drive it forward to achieve an optimal outcome. Your diligence, judgment, and discretion make you a trusted counterpart in sensitive environments.  

This role requires an independent yet collaborative individual who excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and who can work across multiple teams. We value individuals who are always willing to consider new ideas and do not fall prey to entrenched modes of thought. We want you to be a force-multiplier, making those around you more effective. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and are comfortable in high-pressure situations. You focus on the details, and you also have the broad vision to bring large and multi-stepped projects to completion.  

In this role, you will: 

  • Advise and drive process on all legal aspects of commercial contracting inside and outside of Mexico, including helping develop and draft form agreements and building and scaling contracting workflows.
  • Negotiate and drive to execution key contracts, including customer agreements (with companies across various industries), vendors, and business partners.
  • Support the growth of the company’s business in Mexico, including regulatory, corporate, product, compliance, and employment matters.
  • Help build a best-in-class legal function for the company in Mexico.
  • Answer questions and offer legal advice on a wide range of issues, projects, and initiatives across the company.
  • Conduct business in Spanish and English.
  • Exercise initiative and creativity in solving challenges and accomplishing business goals.
  • Work cross-functionally to drive strategic business and legal initiatives across the company, including with the sales, sales operations, finance, people, support, and customer success teams.
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Obsess Over the Customer, Build for the Long Term, Growth Mindset) as we scale globally and across new offices.

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Attorney in good standing in Mexico
  • 3+ years of strong commercial legal experience, including significant experience working in Mexico or with Mexican-based counterparties
  • Fluency and experience conducting business in Spanish and English
  • Excellent communicator, project manager, and team player
  • Highly proactive self-starter who consistently delivers 
  • Adaptable and flexible, with a growth mindset and desire to work on a variety of matters
  • Aptitude for maintaining strong working cross-functional relationships 
  • A practical, creative and proactive problem-solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident, mature, and calm under fire 

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience at a major national or international law firm
  • Experience with commercial work for technology companies
  • Experience building a Mexican legal function for a global company from scratch

At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.

Accommodations

Samsara is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email accessibleinterviewing@samsara.com or click here if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.

US Only: Please note that Samsara’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all team members who will be meeting in person for business or working from one of our offices to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. People who cannot be vaccinated for qualifying medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, and other legally protected categories, may request an accommodation. 

Benefits

Working at Samsara has its perks: for all global full-time employees, we provide private medical and dental insurance, growth and development opportunities, regular virtual team and company events, and other location-based perks. Review all of Samsara's current benefit offerings at rewards.samsara.com.

Flexible Work

At Samsara, we have adopted a flexible way of working, enabling teams and individuals to do their best work. We value in person collaboration and know a change of scenery and quiet space to work is welcomed from time to time. Our offices remain open for those who prefer to collaborate or work in-office. We also offer a co-working support program for employees who are not located near a Samsara office. For more information about our Flexible Work model, please see our blog post here.

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