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Provides legal advice and recommendations for action to executives, management, and contracts team regarding matters of varying complexity which have or may have a material dollar impact on business activities and operations. Utilizes a knowledge of one or more legal specialties with sound business acumen and knowledge of the business goals and objectives as they relate to the matter at hand. Research legal principles and precedents, consult with outside counsel, draft and execute legal documents, negotiates complex agreements, gather relevant case related information using multiple sources and methods, manages litigation, provide direction to external counsel, other professional, paraprofessional, and support staff in developing solutions to problems presented.
What Part Will You Play?
Under general guidance, assists in diverse matters affecting day-to-day business operations by advising, investigating, researching, and resolving legal matters within corporate legal policies to ensure that company personnel are aware of and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Keeps informed of changes in legislation or regulations that impact the company.
Assists with the drafting and negotiating of basic to moderately complex agreements. Assists with the review of legal documents.
Uses highly qualified generalist legal background, and works on a broad base of assignments with particular focus in the areas of intellectual property law, licensing, servicing, vendor/supply procurement of technology services and products, regulatory/compliance, and general corporate matters. The assignments require some originality, ingenuity, and problem-solving ability. Participates in the negotiations with customers and third parties.
Assists with the preparation and recommendation of legal documents by analyzing, drafting, negotiating, and reviewing these documents to ensure consistency with respect to the company’s policies or principles with respect to risk and commercial and legal soundness.
Assists with the investigation and management of claims by and against organization. May conduct interviews, prepare reports, responses to interrogatories, litigation, and pretrial works.
Assists in managing the legal aspect of contract negotiations, and assists outside counsel on major contracts.
Assists with reviewing and preparing of responses to insurance coverage requirements requested contractually by customers and third parties.
Assists in planning and directing of the corporate legal guidance and counsel on all Intellectual property matters.
Assists with the development of up-to-date knowledge in areas of special interest to the company, including, intellectual property, software licensing issues, international and domestic contract law, privacy, data protection, financial services, insurance issues, general corporate matters, servicing, vendor procurement, and other issues affecting outsourcing of financial and payments related services.
What Are We Looking For in This Role?
Relevant Experience or Degree in: Graduate of accredited law school (including all other necessary prerequisites for gaining licensure to practice law), and maintaining qualifications and licensure throughout employment
Typically Minimum 8 Years Relevant Exp
Highly skilled and experienced (8 Years) in legal for Technology Transactions and Payment Products
Strong conflict management
What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?
Skills / Knowledge - Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve moderately complex issues in creative and effective ways. Having ownership of a sub-function, account or matrix management responsibilities, applies knowledge to meet goals, maintain relationships, propose opportunities to expand the business, and lead matrix teams. Some barriers to entry exist at this level (e.g., dept./peer review).
Job Complexity - Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. Builds on/Maintains external relationships of assigned accounts.
Supervision - Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead).
Emotional Intelligence - Possesses a set of competencies demonstrating the ability one has to recognize his or her behaviors, moods, and impulses, and to manage them best according to the situation. Typically, "emotional intelligence" is considered to involve emotional empathy; attention to, and discrimination of one's emotions; accurate recognition of one's own and others' moods; mood management or control over emotions; response with appropriate (adaptive) emotions and behaviors in various life situations (especially to stress and difficult situations); and balancing of honest expression of emotions against courtesy, consideration, and respect (i.e., possession of good social skills and communication skills). Selection of work that is emotionally
Personal Competence (Emotional Intelligence) - Having self-awareness; Knowing one’s internal states, preferences, resources, and intuitions. Being able to manage ones’ internal states, impulses and resources.
—Recognizes one’s emotions and their effects on themselves and others. —Knows one’s strengths and limitations. —Possesses a strong sense of self worth, self-esteem and capabilities. —Emotional self-control such that disruptive emotions and impulses are kept in check. —Maintaining integrity; acting congruently with one’s values. —Adaptability; flexibility in handling change.. —Having an achievement orientation; striving to improve and meet a standard of excellence. —Taking initiative; a readiness to act on opportunities —Being optimistic and persistent; the ability to pursue goals despite obstacles and setbacks.
Social Competence (Emotional Intelligence) - Being able to productively handle relationships, both internal and external to the company. Having strong social awareness, i.e., being aware of others feeling, needs and concerns. Having strong relationship management skills; an adeptness at inducing desirable responses in others.
—Sensing others’ feelings and perspectives, and taking an active interest in their concerns; ability to have empathy. —Having organizational awareness such that one can read emotional currents, drivers and relationships.. —Having a strong service orientation that includes anticipating, recognizing and meeting others’ needs. —Sensing and noting others’ development needs, their strengths and weaknesses; and bolstering their abilities. —Being able to influence, persuade, influence and guide. —Appropriately manage conflict; negotiate and resolve disagreements. —Work with others toward shared goals.. —Be a catalyst for change, and work to create group synergy.
Internal Number: R0008341
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