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Senior Counsel in Irvine, CA at Hyundai Capital America

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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    Irvine, CA
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Job Description

The essential purpose of this position is to facilitate Hyundai Capital America (HCA) business transactions, by providing legal support and advice concerning supplier and service arrangements from client/user-side perspective. The Senior Counsel – Corporate Transactions (Contracts) will be responsible for legal review, negotiation and documentation of all vendor agreements entered into by the company in a manner that limits risk and provides clear requirements for suppliers. A substantial component of this function will entail working with the company’s IT Department to review, negotiate and document technology contracts, including software licenses, software for services agreements, hardware agreements, data center agreements and other types of information technology agreements. The Senior Counsel also will coordinate and liaise with outside counsel, as needed, on complex business contracts and projects.S

Essential functions of the position:

1. Negotiate, draft, and/or review vendor and intercompany contracts, including non-disclosure confidentiality agreements (NDAs), technology, software licensing, maintenance and service agreements, outsourcing agreements, inter-company support agreements, consulting and recruiting agreements, and all other types of product or service agreements relevant to the HCA business needs and initiatives, including statements of work, proposals, and amendments thereto. 
2. Provide legal advice on and interpretation to CIO, CTO and other HCA executives and team members about existing HCA contracts, including concerning disputes thereunder, and assist and advise on training of employees and management on contract and vendor management program policies and procedures. 
3. Serve as Legal Team liaison member for Vendor Management Program; advise and implement best practices and improvements of existing policies and procedures and implement new policies and procedures in response to changes in laws and regulations pertaining to vendor management.
4. Oversee contract related administrative functions handled within Legal Team, including contract approval for execution, arrangement for signatures, contract repository system updates, tracking of contractual terms, organization of documents, and reporting.
5. All other duties as assigned.

Secondary functions of the position:

• Excellent and proven analytical, contract interpretation and negotiation skills
• Knowledge of and experience in working on outsourcing, cloud, data and network security, BPO, SaaS, licensing, software development, staff augmentation, consulting, and other technology transactions common to a traditional “user/client” side
• Excellent writing skills and knowledge of contractual issues and terms; strong attention to detail
• Effective communication skills, ability to distill and appropriately communicate practical legal and risk advice and solutions to business audience; ability to interact successfully with business executives
• Willingness to undertake substantial and diverse job responsibilities; ability to work independently and as part of legal and business teams
• Open and flexible to adapt to constant change; 
• Self-directed; ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines, as well as work effectively in teams/cross functional groups

•       Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor degree required
•       8 years legal experience as an attorney in pertinent vendor contracts and IT technology transactional practice required
•       Big (national) law firm practice/in-house counsel transactional experience desired
•       Active member in good standing of State Bar of California

Primary Location:  United States-California-Irvine
Work Locations:  
Headquarters 1 (HCA_HQ1)
3161 Michelson Dr. Ste 1900
Irvine, 92612

Job:  Legal & Compliance
Job Type:  Regular
Job Level:  Manager without Direct Reports
Schedule:  Full-time
Job Posting:  Jul 25, 2018