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What does a great Sr. Staff Counsel, Enterprise Procurement do?
As a Sr. Staff Counsel, you will provide legal support to Fiserv’s fast-paced Global Strategic Sourcing function by drafting and negotiating agreements with vendors in assigned procurement categories. You will apply interpretations of laws and policies to business opportunities, provide counsel to procurement and technology leaders, and liase with company specialists regarding intellectual property, technology, privacy, security, regulatory, and compliance matters. You will also lead strategic process improvement initiatives and will provide pertinent training to relevant Fiserv business partners.
As a Sr. Staff Counsel, you will:
1. Be a part of a collegial and collaborative legal team 2. Lead vendor contracting process for assigned categories 3. Draft contract documents relevant to business opportunities, ensuring required legal, financial and performance terms are reflected 4. Work directly with business and procurement representatives to negotiate enterprise vendor agreements 5. Provide legal advice and provide legal training to internal clients 6. Understand vendor service offerings and stay current with industry trends and the legal and regulatory landscape of the business 7. Serve as a subject matter expert on Fiserv positions based on the applicable business and vendor profile 8. Lead research, strategic process improvement and other projects 9. Assist in revising and updating standard contract templates and tools 10. Provide input into formulation of Fiserv standard legal and business positions 11. Mentor other contract associates as needed 12. Complete assigned tasks with high-level direction and limited supervision
Basic qualifications for consideration
1. A Law degree from an ABA approved law school or proper state authorities, and an appropriate license to practice law 2. 5+ years of relevant experience legal experience working at either a law firm or as in-house counsel is preferred 3. You must be highly motivated and organized and able to set and execute priorities effectively 4. You should have significant training or experience in transactional and commercial contract and negotiation 5. You should be able to demonstrate that you have operated with a high level of autonomy 6. You should be able to act as the lead negotiator of technology solutions and professional services contracts with sophisticated clients and/or vendors 7. You must be able to clearly and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external parties 8. You must have strong analytical and decision-making skills and attention to detail, particularly with respect to risk identification and mitigation and contract drafting 9. You should be able to diagnose complex problems, develop effective recommendations, negotiate resolutions, and resolve issues in a professional manner 10. Experience with enterprise data security requirements or GDPR data processing requirements desirable
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