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Senior Counsel Global Technology Sourcing Fr

Company name

Thomson Reuters

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 03,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Stamford, CT
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Counsel, Global Technology & Sourcing- F&R Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities: Draft, review and negotiate complex, global commercial agreements, including software licenses, software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), professional services, statements of work, engagement letters, work orders, service and maintenance schedules, NDAs, data protection agreements and related project documentation; Lead complex projects and negotiations with significant risk and complexity affecting multiple business units; Has broad legal expertise and acts as a subject matter expert for commercial contracting; Provide legal advice and counseling to members of the Technology and Sourcing organizations related to complex, global commercial agreements; Coordinate with various specialists and business unit lawyers throughout the Legal Department on advice and project inputs; Assist with project management of certain commercial projects; Assist with compliance and risk management initiatives and dispute resolution, including software audit and ISO27001 certification process with third party suppliers; Make business critical decisions on legal matters within the functional, business unit or company guidelines; Periodically train personnel at the company who work on Technology and Sourcing projects; Lead the preparation and updating of various forms, templates, playbooks and guidelines utilized by the Legal Department with the Technology and Sourcing organizations; Manage and oversee certain legal matters handled by outside counsel; Stay up-to-date on applicable legal issues, trends and developments, analyzing unique or intangible issues as they apply to our business.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree with 8+ years of relevant experience (law firm or in-house). Active, good standing state Bar admission. Required Skills: Excellent negotiation and drafting skills. Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills. Proactive approach, with the ability to think strategically and creatively in identifying and resolving legal issues. Ability to successfully balance the company’s commercial interests and objectives with identified legal and business risks. Ability to work well as a cross-functional team member and build rapport and trust with both internal customers and external suppliers. Ability to manage multiple projects at once, prioritize deadlines and projects effectively and work independently in a fast-paced environment. Flexibility, versatility and ability to adapt to changing business priorities and strategies. Good understanding of technology, including software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and data center operations. Good understanding of privacy, information security and intellectual property (IP) issues that relate to Technology and Sourcing agreements. Experience with Ariba Contracts and Authoring a plus.

Additional info

Req #: JREQ108298

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thomson Reuters
1 Station Place
Stamford, CT 06902

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