Fiserv Director, Contracts, Legal in Alpharetta, Georgia

Position Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:

The Director, Enterprise Vendor Contracting will provide strategic sourcing and vendor contract support for enterprise-wide vendor agreements and corporate support functions, including by leading strategic process improvement initiatives; drafting, reviewing and negotiating vendor contracts (software license, hosting and professional service); and providing education and training to relevant Fiserv partners.

ABOUT OUR BUSINESS:

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) enables clients worldwide to craft and deliver financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. For more than 30 years, Fiserv has been a trusted leader in financial services technology, helping clients achieve best-in-class results by driving quality and innovation in payments, processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and insights and optimization. Fiserv is a member of the FORTUNE® 500 and has been named among the FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies® for four consecutive years, ranking first in its category for innovation in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit fiserv.com.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports To: Managing Counsel, Corporate

LOCATION: ALPHARETTA OR BROOKFIELD

Primary Working Relationships: Functional Support (Strategic Sourcing, Enterprise Technology, Marketing, HR, Treasury, Tax, Finance), Business Development, Business Unit Legal Counsel, Senior Leadership

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead vendor contracting process

  • Work with internal clients to determine negotiation strategy

  • Draft contracts, order forms, amendments and schedules; ensure required legal, financial and performance terms are reflected

  • Review vendor contract redlines and comments and resolve same

  • Identify and call out potential risks and make recommendations to resolve same

  • Provide advice 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 expert 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

  • You would mentor other contract associates as needed

  • Complete assigned tasks with high-level direction and limited supervision

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree desirable

  • 10+ years of meaningful experience desirable

  • Meaningful commercial contract negotiation and contract drafting experience required

  • Experience with software licensing, technology contracts and professional services agreements desirable

  • Experience leading collaborative projects desirable.

  • Analytical and solution-oriented

  • Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to work in a dynamic and demanding environment

  • Strong organization skills, with the ability to effectively manage workload expectations under time pressure and meet dedicated deadlines.

  • Ability to apply standard legal and business positions in drafting and negotiation

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit http://www.careers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.