Procurement, IT and IP Legal Manager

  • Location: Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Procurement, IT and IP Legal Manager

Position Summary:
Provides legal advice and legal services for licensing, outsourcing, consulting, procurement and similar engagements with technology, service and other providers; advises on technology, data security and privacy matters; and, as needed, participates in meetings and working groups to assist with respect to information technology projects, corporate and business unit projects, various initiatives across State Street's global operations.

Responsibility for a wide variety of matters, including:
  • Advising on the legal issues and related processes associated with licensing, hosting, outsourcing, consulting, procurement and similar arrangements, including negotiation of contracts, participation in risk analyses, advising on process issues ( e.g., confidentiality agreements and RFPs); and integration of policy and practice objectives of other corporate divisions ( e.g., corporate information security and privacy)
  • Advising business units regarding third party engagements throughout the procurement process and duration of the relationship, including working in partnership with State Street's procurement and vendor management teams
  • Advising and supporting due diligence on technology and sourcing matters for acquisitions, joint ventures and other initiatives
  • Monitoring outsourced legal process resources, primarily in support of contractual procurement matters
  • Monitoring and identifying regulatory risks and issues and providing suggestions for solutions to minimize corporate exposure
  • Special projects as requested.

The successful candidate will satisfy the following requirements:
  • Experience in contractual negotiations of third party engagements, including, licensing, technology services, consulting services, financial services, market data, general business services, temporary employment and contractor services and/or other similar contractual relationships
  • Skilled in technology, outsourcing, licensing and a range of service relationships
  • Fundamental understanding of financial services, open source, information technology, regulatory obligations, intellectual property, privacy and information security
  • Maturing communication, client service, drafting and writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience in a multi-disciplinary environment, communicating with various levels of internal clients in a large entity.
  • Juris Doctorate and bar admission
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related work experience

We Offer:
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway