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Sr. Corporate Counsel - Commercial Transactions

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
10/20/2017
2017-10-202017-11-18
Job Code:
108672
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Sr. Corporate Counsel - Commercial Transactions (108672)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Legal
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE

This position provides primary transactional support to the Company’s Information Technology and Information Security teams, and supports Procurement in the negotiation of commercial and technology contracts.  The successful candidate must have the ability to identify and analyze complex legal issues, draft and negotiate a variety of agreements (including SaaS, XaaS, software licensing, telecom, managed services, big data warehousing, joint development, and outsourcing), and present appropriate recommendations to minimize the legal exposure of the Company in vendor contracts.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Ability to manage heavy transactional practice with primary focus on technology vendor agreements, including SaaS, XaaS, software licensing, telecom, managed services, big data warehousing, joint development, and outsourcing.
  • Responsible for drafting, negotiating and managing key vendor agreements from RFP stage through contract execution and beyond.
  • Provide advice and counsel regarding post-execution issues including issues related to license deployments, new technology considerations, and payment disputes.
  • Accurately identify and assess contractual, business and market risks and advise business groups on risk mitigation strategies.  A working knowledge of data privacy issues, open source licensing, and new technology licensing models and trends required.
  • Advise Information Technology, Information Security and Procurement teams with regard to day-to-day legal and regulatory issues.
NATURE AND SCOPE
  • Typically reports to an Associate General Counsel
  • Areas of specialization are Technology and General Commercial Transactions
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. 

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Education Required:
The completion of a Juris Doctorate or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law. 

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 8-12 years
Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience as in-house counsel. 
  • 8-12 years of practice experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
  • Proven drafting and negotiation skills.
  • The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines.
  • The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.
  • The ability to develop, organize, implement and manage standard procedures.
  • High degree of oral and written communication and analytical skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with legal and business colleagues across multiple disciplines.
  • Comfortable challenging the status-quo while abiding by our values-based culture.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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