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Office of the General Counsel Procurement Attorney

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Job Category:   Legal
Line of Service:   IFS
State & City:   FL-Tampa
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Director
Req ID:   105192BR
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As part of Internal Firm Services, you're serving an organization on par with many of our external clients. Our Internal Firm Services team consists of first-rate marketers, human resource professionals, computer technologists, knowledge managers, accountants, financial planners, administrators and leaders. Internal Firm Services staff are the people who make it work for the people who make it work for our clients.

Job Description
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the U.S. Firm's legal department, providing dedicated legal support to the Firm. OGC divides its resources into six practice groups:

Litigation, which oversees claims and regulatory matters involving the firm and its personnel.

Counseling, which supports the individual Lines of Service with respect to practice issues, as well as advises on regulatory issues.

Corporate, which advises the firm on matters relating to its operations both within the US and as it relates to the broader PwC Network, including mergers and acquisitions, governance and partnership law matters and treasury affairs.

Commercial, which supports the firm's client contracting function.

Employment, which advises on matters related to employees and partners of the firm.

Tech, IP and Data Protection, which advises the firm on intellectual property, technology transactional matters, data issues and data privacy.

See Additional Information below for a description of the specific OGC role that the firm is currently seeking to fill.

Our procurement attorneys are tasked with the drafting, negotiation and management of the Firm's commercial agreements with suppliers. The Procurement Team is responsible for negotiating agreements to purchase a wide variety of goods and services, from low cost to multi-million dollar transactions, and providing legal advice during sensitive or difficult vendor negotiations. The team is focused on continual improvement of legal processes, contract templates, and tools used to deliver support to the Firm's internal clients. Additionally, the team is responsible for legal communications with key internal clients, particularly for high-importance contracts.

Position/Program Requirements
Basic Qualifications:

Prior professional experience providing legal advice as a specialist in procurement contracting.


Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 8


Minimum Degree Required: Juris Doctorate


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thought leader-level knowledge with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in procurement contracting.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

- Negotiating, drafting, and managing complex procurement agreements;
- Developing and improving processes and systems for procurement contracting;
- Identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice regarding applicable legal and professional standards, often on a time-sensitive basis;
- Demonstrating extensive negotiation skills with respect to legal issues;
- Managing multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources;
- Building consensus, even for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by legal or regulatory requirements; and,
- Managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcome and contain costs.


This role supports the Procurement group within the Office of General Counsel

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