Role Summary/Purpose:
This executive will be the senior attorney for A Consumer Financial Services Company in sourcing and procurement activities. You will be responsible for all legal aspects of our sourcing and procurement processes, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, mitigating risks, and optimizing efficiency across our operations.

We're proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Development of strategy related to comprehensive legal support of A Consumer Financial Services Company Procurement organization.
  • Structuring and negotiation of master services agreements, software licenses, IT outsourcing transactions, procurement of data center hardware, SAAS, cloud, consulting services agreements, artificial intelligence, analytics, intellectual property arrangements and other similar commercial transactions and associated ancillary agreements.
  • Support of the creation of Request for Proposals and review of responses thereto for IT outsourcing transactions, negotiation of the applicable contracts and provision of ongoing legal support of final deals.
  • Review and analysis of relevant financial institution regulations applicable to outsourcing arrangements, including those promulgated by the Fed, OCC and the CFPB.
  • Support SVP, Chief Privacy Officer & Cyber Security Counsel on legal issues relating to business' IT strategy.

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree, Juris Doctorate (JD) and at least 10 years of experience in financial services-related practice of a major law firm and/or in-house at a Fortune 500 organization
  • Highly effective negotiation, communication and drafting skills, with a focus on interaction with senior managers, executives, directors and underwriters
  • Demonstrated experience requiring strong judgment in questions on disclosure and deal execution, and ability to understand and balance legal and business considerations
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple complex matters and projects across competing priorities and to drive projects to completion

Desired Characteristics:
  • Dynamic Self-Starter: Proactively figures out and anticipates needs; resourceful. Detail-oriented with high expectations and accountability mindset. Intellectual, professional and interpersonal agility, combined with strong analytical and pragmatic problem-solving skills. Creative and “out of the box” thinker. Excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to explain complex issues succinctly
  • Highly Collaborative: Leads with a collaborative, humble and collegial style; fosters a culture of trust and transparency. Works well with others and as part of a cohesive team. Possesses excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to authentically connect with others. A strong people orientation and high level of emotional intelligence.
  • Relationship Builder and Influencer: Demonstrates effective and appropriate influencing skills with colleagues and senior management, inspires trust and builds relationships effectively across all levels in a matrixed organization. Able to manage up and down. Confidence inspiring gravitas and “calm under pressure” demeanor.

Grade/Level: 15