Corporate Counsel - Procurement

General Responsibilities
Corporate Counsel ? Sourcing and Procurement
The Corporate Counsel position will be a member of the Hertz Law Department and its Sourcing and Procurement team of the Corporate practice group, reporting to an Assistant General Counsel. We are looking for a candidate with between two and five years of experience in the following areas:
+ Assisting with the drafting, review, and negotiation of a high volume of vendor contracts, ranging from routine to complex transactional matters in operations, professional services, and IT
+ Providing collaborative deal support for procurement transactions, advising procurement clients, and supporting cross-functional teams in negotiations
+ Advising the procurement team in day-to-day support of vendor matters and inquiries
+ Delivering effective legal counsel to internal stakeholders in a timely, positive, and constructive manner
+ Enforcing processes relating to procurement contracts and ensuring compliance with corporate policies
In addition, applicants should have significant experience in the following areas:
+ Experience drafting and negotiating vendor agreements and key contractual terms
+ Review and negotiation of software license agreements, SaaS agreements, or other IT-related transactions
+ Ability to translate business needs into contractual language, and effectively communicate legal analysis to business stakeholders
+ Creating, maintaining, and updating template agreements and exhibits to minimize transactional risks
Mandatory Requirements
The successful applicant must possess:
+ J.D. with strong academic credentials
+ Required to be admitted to the bar and in good standing in Florida, or admitted to the bar and in good standing in another state and eligible for limited licensure of in-house counsel in Florida
+ Minimum two years of experience as a practicing attorney with a corporate in-house legal department and/or private law firm
+ Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to lead through collaboration
+ A strong work ethic and a proven ability to meet deadlines on a high volume of agreements
+ Ability to operate in fast-paced environment with a very high level of autonomy
+ Ability to read, write, and fluently speak and understand the English language
+ Excellent PC skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs and an ability to learn contract management software
The ideal candidate will:
+ Be strategic and analytical; not just smart
+ Give solid, practical advice that can be understood and used in a fast-paced business environment
+ Assume significant responsibility and solve problems without prompting
+ Have superior written and verbal communication skills, and precise attention to detail
EEO Statement
Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.
Job ID _163228_
\# Positions _1_
Category _Legal_
Division _WHQ - Estero - Only_
Position Type _Regular Full Time_

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