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Negotiations Specialist - Portuguese Speaker

Negotiations Specialist - Portuguese Speaker

  • Location

    New York, United States

  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    120000

  • Contact:

    Paul McGuinness

  • Contact email:

    paul.mcguinness@jcwresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    63576

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-06

  • Consultant:

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The Legal Negotiations team has front line responsibility for negotiating the legal terms and conditions of our customer contracts worldwide. Our colleagues depend on us to gain deep product and commercial contract knowledge in order to support them in closing the deal, while protecting our businesses from undue legal risk.

Based in New York, you will be an integral part of the Legal department, working closely with and supported by your Negotiations colleagues and In-House Counsel. You will be responsible for negotiating licensing agreements with customers, primarily in the LATAM market, which range from major financial institutions to government entities across a wide range of financial technology products and services that are dynamic and often cutting-edge. We'll rely on you to build internal partnerships and balance both the needs and drive of Sales and our customers in a time-sensitive environment.

Responsibilities 

  • Respond to contract inquiries and negotiate legal terms and conditions
  • Multitask 30+ contract negotiations and projects at a time
  • Support the RFP process for bids from our customers
  • Work in close partnership with Counsel, Sales, Product, Contracts and Accounting
  • Operate in an open and communicative way with our colleagues during all phases of the negotiation
  • Be a quick learner who thrives in an increasingly regulated and fast paced environment
  • Stay abreast of business sales and product strategies
  • Be an active participant in identifying and supporting projects that continuously improve our own operations and as well as those that streamline processes between us and our business partners

Requirements 

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent (law degree not required)
  • Fluent Portuguese language skills reading, writing and speaking
  • Substantial negotiation experience in a customer or supplier facing role--if you have a Strategic Sourcing/Procurement background with responsibility in negotiating legal terms this could be a great fit
  • ~5 years’ experience negotiating legal terms & conditions, preferably data / technology contracts licensing software solutions
  • Experience working with legal counsel
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Superb written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
We aim to be an equal opportunity recruiter and we are determined to ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements.