Director, Assistant General Counsel - Procurement Business Counsel

Capital One
Vienna, VA
Jun 11, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Full Time
The Director, Assistant General Counsel - Procurement Business Counsel, will be responsible for advice and counsel on a variety of complex procurement transactions and enhanced risk issues. The Director, Assistant General Counsel will be responsible for the following: - Independently managing (including drafting and negotiating) a wide range of commercial and procurement transactions - with a focus on technology and brand-related procurement agreements - Collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders in support of the Companys complex, enterprise-wide procurement and outsourcing contracts - Counseling and advising the Enterprise Supplier Management (ESM) client group, including to strategize and develop solutions to complex legal issues - Serve as the legal risk steward in forums tasked with identifying risks in proposed procurement transactions - Proactively propose and implement process improvements that promote efficiencies and advise on internal guidelines and procedures - Build and maintain strong relationships with ESM client group - Implementing and managing repeatable, controlled processes for transactional work - When necessary, managing and coordinating outside counsel, including management of the delivery of services and cost. The Person An ideal candidate will be a seasoned legal professional with proven ability to operate effectively in a complex, highly regulated, and evolving environment, and will have: a demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a team player, interacting with associates across departments and job levels; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision; strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail; excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills; and the ability to work cooperatively with internal constituents to create efficient processes and to get issues resolved across organizational boundaries. The ability to manage multiple transactions, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues is critical. Basic Qualifications Specific candidate competencies include, but are not limited to: - 6+ years of combined experience in a major law firm and/or in-house legal department, with a focus on complex vendor or outsourcing transactions - Experience across a broad range of commercial transactions including technology procurement transactions - Exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to identify, lead and manage a negotiation team - The ability to manage multiple transactions, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues is critical - Ability to advise and counsel business groups on legal issues related to technology transactions - JD from an accredited law school - Certified to practice law in at least one state Preferred Qualifications At least 2 years experience providing advice and counsel on transactions to clients in the financial services industry At least 2 years' experience providing legal support on brand-related transactions and technology transactions