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Counsel, Commercial Contracts
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Counsel, Commercial Contracts Duties: Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a broad range of vendor contracts, including systems integrator, SaaS, cloud services, and other technology-focused relationships, consulting and strategy services engagements, commercial real estate leases, outsourcing arrangements, and a variety of other matters. Managing multiple simultaneous projects involving contracts with varying levels of complexity. Providing legal advice and support on a variety of vendor transactions and related business issues. Working with contract lifecycle management involving new contracts, amendments, renewals and terminations. Assisting with development and revision of contract templates, policies, and procedures. Utilizing contract management system and related applications. Collaborating with internal stakeholders and other lawyers, including outside counsel, who provide operational support. Communicating and coordinating with vendors and internal business partners to determine requirements, make assessments, negotiate terms and take other necessary actions in connection with contract reviews and related projects. Advising on approach and applicable enterprise policies and standards to build consensus. Providing advice to internal business partners regarding business issues such as deal terms, risk assessments, vendor comments, strategy and company policy. Supporting a risk-aware culture and ensure effective risk management practices.

Qualifications: JD Degree and licensed to practice law. 5-8 years ? experience in a law firm and/or as an in-house attorney with focus on vendor contracts. Experience with technology and master services agreements required. In-depth knowledge of contract law and commercial issues. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and solid analytical skills. Creative problem-solving ability with a focus on achieving business solutions while managing company risk. Highly-driven and self-motivated. Ability to timely and efficiently manage a large volume of projects and transactions. Strong negotiation and organization skills. Experience managing large workload, focusing on critical projects and prioritizing competing work assignments. Ability to produce high quality work under deadline pressures. Team player able to build relationships with Legal Department colleagues and business partners across the company.

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