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Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Procurement

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Oct 14, 2021

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Jan 27, 2022

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Aug 27, 2021

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Min 8 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

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Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Assistant General Counsel - Corporate Procurement
Responsibilities: Draft, review, and negotiate contractual language and standardize terms on all manners of commercial contracts with a particular emphasis on technology and infrastructure platform licensing (including SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS); network connectivity and communications; software license and development; and other day-to-day operational, vendor, supplier and service provider services. Efficiently process a large volume of both complex business-critical, high-dollar value and other day-to-day contracts in a fast-paced environment and to work independently with limited oversight. Effectively communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders throughout the vendor engagement process, including Procurement, Operations, Finance, Cyber, Privacy, Risk Management, Compliance, and Tax. Contribute to the holistic negotiation of agreements with suppliers that achieve the optimal combination of service, cost, quality, and risk mitigation. Assist with the development, implementation, and improvement of systems, processes, and procedures to support legal review and contract lifecycle management. Stay abreast of and contribute to sourcing and procurement’s professional trends and functional innovation particularly around legal and contractual matters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.). Qualified to practice law in New York/NJ. 8+ years of post-JD experience with mid - large-sized firm training and in-house experience. Demonstrated, first-hand experience: handling international and multi-jurisdictional matters; being the first-line reviewer, negotiator, and drafter of international data privacy considerations in the context of commercial contracts with particular emphasis on issues (including cross-border transfer) arising from the utilization of third-party service providers (including cloud services) by multi-national company; and with intellectual property in the context of commercial contracts. Ability to creatively accomplish business goals while managing legal risk. Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with all levels of business professionals, including senior management and domestic and international business and legal colleagues at operating units. Solid business judgment, including the ability to anticipate and analyze the impact and consequences of decisions/initiatives and recommendations. Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

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Job Req.: 27252

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Hiring Coordinator
News Corp
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, NY 10036

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