Fiserv Director, Contracts, Legal in Alpharetta, Georgia
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.
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
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
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.