What does a great Sr. Staff Counsel, Enterprise Procurement do?
As a Sr. Staff Counsel, you will provide legal support to Fiservs 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 liaise 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:
Be a part of a collegial and collaborative legal team Lead vendor contracting process for assigned categories Draft contract documents relevant to business opportunities, ensuring required legal, financial and performance terms are reflected Work directly with business and procurement representatives to negotiate enterprise vendor agreements Provide legal advice and provide legal training to internal clients Understand vendor service offerings and stay current with industry trends and the legal and regulatory landscape of the business Serve as a subject matter specialist on Fiserv positions based on the applicable business and vendor profile Lead research, strategic process improvement and other projects Assist in revising and updating standard contract templates and tools Provide input into formulation of Fiserv standard legal and business positions Mentor other contract associates as needed Complete assigned tasks with high-level direction and limited supervision
Basic qualifications for consideration:
A Law degree from an ABA approved law school or proper state authorities, and an appropriate license to practice law 5+ years of relevant experience legal experience working at either a law firm or as in-house counsel You must be highly motivated and organized and able to set and execute priorities effectively You should have significant training or experience in transactional and commercial contract and negotiation You should be able to demonstrate that you have operated with a high level of autonomy You should be able to act as the lead negotiator of technology solutions and professional services contracts with sophisticated clients and/or vendors You must be able to clearly and effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external parties You must have strong analytical and decision-making skills and attention to detail, particularly with respect to risk identification and mitigation and contract drafting You should be able to diagnose sophisticated problems, develop effective recommendations, negotiate resolutions, and resolve issues in a professional manner Experience with enterprise data security requirements or GDPR data processing requirements desirable
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Learn more about Fiserv:
To support the total well-being of our associates, Fiserv takes a broad approach to our benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides flexibility and affordability with a variety of medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability options.
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Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people arent thinking about financial services. But we are.
We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely.
Were Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The companys approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.
Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine Worlds Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.
We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran
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Fiserv is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and it is the Companys policy to make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability (as long as the individual is able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), and any other characteristic protected by Law.