Attorney

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Project Id
11711

Project Description

This is a contract position.

General Description: 

  • Assist the Global Technology & Sourcing (“GT&S”) team within the client’s legal function.
  • GT&S provides legal support to the client’s Indirect Procurement (“IP”) and centralized Information Technology and Services (“IT&S”) functions.
  • The candidate will require a good grounding in negotiating commercial contracts, including outsourcing, technology licensing and development, and general services arrangements.
  • The candidate should also have an awareness of cybersecurity, digital technologies, and data protection issues and experience with procurement/sourcing strategies and practices. The types of goods and services procured by IP include: IT services, software, and hardware; telecommunications; technology development; outsourcing arrangements; professional services and contingent labor; construction and facilities management; and travel.

Skills Required :

  • 7-10 years’ relevant experience
  • JD degree from an accredited US law school
  • Valid, active license to practice law in any state in the US and, if not licensed to practice in Texas, willing and able to become licensed
  • Experience in either an in-house legal function or a major US law firm
  • Experience negotiating and drafting commercial/procurement contracts, including outsourcing arrangements.
  • Experience supporting procurement and/or IT functions (preferred).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and rapidly evolving environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Strong legal skills including a solid understanding of commercial contracts, intellectual property, IT and data protection legal issues.
  • Commercial awareness and ability to apply sound business judgment to provide pragmatic solutions.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with IT&S and IP in order to deliver their strategic goals and highlighting key risks and issues where appropriate.
  • Maintaining IP contract templates and delivering training to IP and IT&S.
  • Negotiating and drafting a wide range of general commercial agreements.
  • Keep up to date with legal developments and contribute to the sharing of knowledge within the GT&S team and clients.
  • Contract interpretation and dispute resolution.

This Project is seeking consultants.

Project Location:
Houston,
Texas
This is not a remote position.
This position does not require travel.

Project Salary - Hourly
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Functional Expertise

  • Contract Attorney

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