Vendor Contracts Attorney, Vice President


MUFG Union Bank

2018-11-08 07:53:05

Job location Los Angeles, California, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Legal

Job description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we?re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that?s working to fulfill its vision to be the world?s most trusted financial group.

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Major Responsibilities:

MUFG seeks an attorney to join the MUFG Americas Legal Department?s vendor contracts group. The position will support the enterprise-wide vendor contracting function for MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., and work closely with their U.S. and global affiliates.

Provide legal counsel to Strategic Sourcing and MUFG?s businesses and support functions in the following areas:

* Legal support of enterprise-wide vendor contracting function

* Review, advise, draft and negotiate MUFG?s vendor agreements and related issues including agreements for professional services, outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems;

* Interface with MUFG?s business units, subject matter experts, and its Strategic Sourcing, Compliance and Risk Management organizations to resolve issues

* Work collaboratively with business personnel, other legal colleagues, and various stakeholders to achieve desired, timely outcomes, while ensuring compliance with MUFG?s policies and procedures and its legal and regulatory requirements

* Serve as consultative resource to other attorneys in the MUFG Americas Legal Department

* Identify, communicate, and escalate, where appropriate, any contract issues or deviations from established contracts guidelines

* Liaise and oversee outside counsel as appropriate

* Support special projects

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* Candidate must be a member of the California or New York State Bar or otherwise qualified to practice law in California and/or New York as in-house counsel

* Minimum 6- 10 years? experience either as in-house counsel with a bank or financial institution, or experience with a law firm, providing advice to financial institutions

* Advanced experience and comprehension of legal principles applicable to commercial agreements and financial institutions, ideally including experience with Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and U.S. regulations related to vendor management and data privacy and protection

* Significant experience and achievement in drafting and negotiating complex contracts, preferably for a financial institution or corporate legal department

* Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage a workload with multiple transactions and requests simultaneously, with meticulous attention to detail, while adhering to deadlines

* Knowledge of data and information issues affecting financial institutions, including data privacy and protection, information security, and IP ownership and licensing

* Excellent issue spotting, risk assessment and problem solving skills

* Ability to research and analyze complex legal issues and provide practical advice and solutions

* Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills

* Balanced approach and demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines

* Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to self-motive and take initiative

* Excellent judgment in evaluating and resolving complex, nuanced competing priorities

* Excellent computer skills and proficient with MS Office suite of programs

/The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified//./

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/We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

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**Job:** **Legal*

**Title:** *Vendor Contracts Attorney, Vice President*

**Location:** *CALIFORNIA-Los Angeles*

**Requisition ID:** *-WD*

**Other Locations:** *CALIFORNIA-San Francisco, NEW YORK-New York*

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