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A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. As part of our team, you’ll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You’ll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The Global Transactions attorney will primarily draft and negotiate various technology agreements for PwC’s use and deployment of technology throughout its worldwide network. The attorney will focus on XaaS contracting but will also negotiate services agreements; software, hardware, and data licenses; and other global procurement agreements. To support PwC’s technology strategy, the attorney will also providead hoccounseling on various technology licensing and use issues.

Job Requirements and Preferences:
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum Degree Required:
Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years of Experience:
4 year(s) of experience negotiating, drafting, and advising on various technology procurement agreements as part of an intellectual property or technology transactions practice at a top-tier law firm or in a sophisticated in-house environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
  • Demonstrates intimate-level abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs:
  • Structuring, drafting, and negotiating sophisticated agreements with cloud service providers, software licensors, data licensors, professional service providers, and other technology vendors and licensors;
  • Applying expert knowledge of contracting requirements under various data privacy laws, with a special focus on EU data privacy regulations, including provisions related to lawful, cross-border personal data transfer;
  • Evaluating PwC’s use and deployment of third-party technologies to maintain ongoing contractual compliance;
  • Advising on the design and development of proprietary business applications to ensure compliance with agreements with third-party service providers and licensors, and data use and transfer regulations;
  • Identifying material legal, regulatory, contracting, and business issues and provides pragmatic solutions using prudent business judgment and applying effective risk management strategies, often on a time-sensitive basis;
  • Interpreting complex agreements and provides clear information and analysis to business stakeholders;
  • Collaborating with worldwide, cross-functional teammates and stakeholders working across many times zones and within different cultures;
  • Providing accurate and timely counsel to senior PwC leadership on a variety of legal issues related to technology use and procurement;
  • Engaging and managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcomes while minimizing costs;
  • Managing many concurrent, complex matters with multiple stakeholders and business pressures;
  • Using Microsoft Word to efficiently draft agreements and resolve issues, and competently uses standard legal research and writing technologies (e.g., Westlaw);
  • Displaying communication skills in speaking and writing; and,
  • Applying the PwC values of acting with integrity, making a difference, caring, working together, and reimagining the possible.