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Job Title: Corporate Counsel (New Jersey) NEW ( ID: A9181 )
Career Category: Commercial Contracts, Contract Management, In-house Counsel
Posted Date: 2015-09-18
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Description:  
Our client, a leader in customer experience software solutions and services for the world’s largest communications, entertainment and media service providers, is seeking an attorney for a Corporate Counsel position based in their Jersey City, New Jersey office.

The Corporate Counsel, reporting directly to Divisional Corporate Counsel, will mainly support the company’s network services and mobile financial services divisions in Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. The position will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and managing all forms of commercial contracts.

Job responsibilities will include:
• proactive handling of commercial contracts and agreements
• regular interface with a highly collaborative and interactive legal / business team
• regular interaction with business clients, management and outside customers in regard to drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements and transactions (about 60% of the time)
• reviewing procurement, marketing and other vendor-related matters (about 25% of the time)
• collaborate with corporate headquarters and related departments on regulatory matters as well as providing legal analysis and advice on, company programs and projects and other company business (about 15% of the time)
• assist Divisional Corporate Counsel on other legal matters and contribute to the overall legal function of risk analysis of the company.


This role is a great opportunity to maintain a multitude of responsibility in an ever-changing environment, be an impactful piece of a multi-faceted team and work within a growing international company. The position offers growth potential and an interesting mix of work.

Requirements:

• J.D. from a recognized law school (top 25, preferred), with solid record of academic achievement
• Admitted to the Bar and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction
• Ability to register for admission as in-house counsel in NJ
• 5+ years of commercial and transactional legal experience (either in-house or in a law firm environment) with strong background in licensing, professional services and managed services agreements
• Experience working in the high technology industry, with emphasis on telecommunications and/or mobile financial services and payment networks
• Knowledge of laws and regulations relating to financial services IT systems (focussing on Mobile Financial Services IT systems), in US and other jurisdictions, such as Anti-Money Laundering Laws, Bank Secrecy Act, Patriot Act, FinCen regulations, OFAC regulations, FCPA and other anti-bribery statues and regulations, related federal criminal statutes, related state laws, etc.
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to read, write, translate and negotiate contracts in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred
• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly assess potential for risk and opportunity
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Position-appropriate mentoring/leadership abilities
• Ability to quickly master new systems and/or processes
• Capacity to stay organized while managing competing priorities
• Customer service orientation, both internally and externally
• Willingness to travel occasionally

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and possess the aforementioned skills and experience, please submit your resume online. Only those with the required experience will be contacted. Thank you.

Judy Kremer
National Manager
(866) 227-1444 x 225
jkremer@lifeafterlaw.com

        

 

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