Job Details

Legal Counsel

Company name

Pizza Hut, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 03,2019

Valid Through

Mar 17,2020

Posted on

Sep 24,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Plano, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Counsel
The candidate role will provide dedicated legal support to the International Customer function including Digital Ventures, Technology Ventures and Global Operations. The scope of the position includes legal work across multiple international markets in support of our key digital and technology projects franchise agreements, intercompany agreements as well as global service contracts. Work with internal Customer leadership team and field legal teams to provide strategic legal guidance and solutions that accelerate growth of company Digital and Technology Ventures. This includes defining overall legal strategy and the long-term approach to our relationships with key partners and vendors. Partner with Customer Leadership team, regional business teams and franchisees to enable contract negotiations. Draft, negotiate, review and execute PHDV and PHTV contracts. Manage and maintain existing legal documents (MSAs, SOWs, SLA templates, supplier contracts, etc) including compliance and evolution of those documents as business strategy evolves. Where possible streamline legal processes to create more efficiency, consistency and speed to market. Support Customer Leadership team and regional business teams with contract management throughout contract terms. As new business growth opportunities emerge, lead development of legal templates for global scaling. Partner with regional legal teams and outside counsel to localize templates for execution. Provide legal guidance on data privacy and data protection matters including working with cross-functional teams on data protection impact assessments and work with outside council. Central legal counsel. Partner with global IP department on Intellectual Property rights protection and enforcement. Build legal know-how internally and among the internal business community by presenting talks, workshops and building repeatable models. Evolve global legal structure and intercompany contractual structure with legal and tax team to ensure compliance applicable laws and company requirements. Liaise with internal and external partners Drive follow ups and ensure proper stakeholder management across all work responsibilities. The role reports to the Senior Legal Counsel, PH International / KFC Global and Chief Legal Officer, company LAI in Plano, Texas. Will have the opportunity to work directly and independently with legal teams across Yum! in addition to regional business teams, franchise partners, vendors. This will provide you with exposure to a diverse range of both legal and business issues. Work with regional external counsels to ensure that our contractual provisions and enforcement comply with local laws and regulations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D degree with strong academic credentials. Must be admitted to practice law in any US State. Should have 4 years’ corporate commercial experience in private practice, in-house with relevant experience in corporate commercial and technology related work. Must have experience with commercial law, global data privacy laws, regulations and principles focus on the geographies: United States (CCPA), Canada, European Union (GDPR) and Asia. Must be business oriented with excellent communication skills to proactively engage with internal clients, senior management, franchisees and suppliers to find commercially practicable solutions and to implement them.

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Auto req ID 90290BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pizza Hut, Inc.
7100 Corporate Drive
Plano, TX 75024

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