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Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts, Technology
IRI is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care organizations, retailers, and financial services and media companies grow their businesses. A confluence of major external events — a change in consumer buying habits, big data coming into its own, advanced analytics and personalized consumer activation — is leading to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries. With the largest repository of purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data, all integrated on an on-demand, cloud-based technology platform, IRI is empowering the personalization revolution, helping to guide its more than 5,000 clients around the world in their quests to remain relentlessly relevant, capture market share, connect with consumers, collaborate with key constituents and deliver market-leading growth.
Located at IRI’s corporate headquarters in Chicago’s West Loop, and reporting to an IRI Associate General Counsel, this is a unique position for a talented, versatile, and pragmatic commercial generalist with good organizational ability, keen negotiating skill and strong business acumen to support IRI’s sales organization, as well as handle a variety of other commercial matters arising out of IRI’s operations.
Review, draft, negotiate and interpret a variety of agreements, including but not limited to, software, technology and data licensing agreements, as well as purchasing/vendor contracts and other agreements arising out of IRI’s operations.
Provide ongoing and proactive strategic advice regarding contractual and business risks and counsel on contract interpretation and potential dispute issues.
Ensure that all agreements accurately reflect IRI’s business objectives and comply with all laws and regulatory requirements.
Work closely with IRI management and law department on strategic initiatives affecting contracts and commercial issues.
Participate as a member of IRI’s legal department in providing advice and counsel on a variety of legal matters that may arise out of IRI’s business, including IP, bankruptcy, privacy and regulatory issues.
J.D. degree from an accredited law school with proven academic success.
Three to seven years relevant commercial generalist experience, including hands on experience reviewing, drafting, negotiating and interpreting a variety of sophisticated agreements, specifically, software, technology and data licensing agreements, as well as purchasing/vendor contracts. Law firm experience followed by in house experience is desirable, as is industry experience in the business services, technology, software and/or professional services.
Strong business acumen and the ability to understand IRI’s business, to quickly focus in on the aspects of an agreement or transaction that matter the most to the business, and be proactive in addressing potential issues.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent client management skills, with the ability to inspire confidence and trust with senior management and other professionals at all levels of the organization by virtue of professional competence, personal integrity and personal style.
Outstanding judgment, flexibility and strong analytic ability, with an ability to proactively determine, prioritize and resolve issues. Creativity and resourcefulness, with a drive to achieve positive results.
A dedication and commitment to practicing law in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
About Insight Executive Search Partners, Inc.
Insight Executive Search Partners is a boutique, woman-owned, retained executive search firm with a specialty in legal search. Insight is headquartered in the Chicagoland area, and has a national search practice. Insight conducts searches in a variety of functional areas, with a client base that includes Fortune 500 as well as smaller, privately-held companies. What distinguishes Insight from other search firms is that it provides unparalleled high-touch, value added services to its clients, which results in longstanding client relationships and repeat assignments. Insight prides itself on delivering more than bargained for, and often assists its clients on an ongoing basis with their organizational development needs. What also makes Insight stand out among the many firms in the industry is its ability to strategically partner with its clients to find, attract and close the right candidate. Insight’s clients appreciate its singular focus on really understanding its clients’ culture and strategic growth objectives so that it can match the right person to the role, and help drive its clients’ businesses forward.