Legal Counsel, Vendor

PayPal



About the job

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.


Job Description Summary:


PayPal's Legal Department is looking to hire an experienced creative, collaborative, detail-oriented and hard-working attorney to assist the commercial team with drafting, negotiating and managing commercial contracts. This attorney must have exceptional interpersonal skills, a high value for client service and experience in collaborating with disparate groups to achieve solutions. A background in contracting for software, both in SaaS and on-premise contexts, is a must. Experience with crypto currencies and related contracts is a plus.


Job Description:


PayPal's Legal Department is looking to hire an experienced creative, collaborative, detail-oriented and hard-working attorney to assist the commercial team with drafting, negotiating and managing commercial contracts. This attorney must have exceptional interpersonal skills, a high value for client service and experience in collaborating with disparate groups to achieve solutions. A background in contracting for software, both in SaaS and on-premise contexts, is a must. Experience with crypto currencies and related contracts is a plus.


This position will be responsible for supporting the company's vendor matters across a variety of business units and subject areas. The position will involve drafting and negotiating complex agreements ranging from professional services, software as a service, and software licensing agreements; providing quick, concise and commercially focused legal advice in connection with such arrangements. In addition, the attorney will work closely with partners within the PayPal business to build plans and create strategies for managing its procurement needs. The attorney will also work with colleagues within the vendor legal team to create and implement processes and procedures to more efficiently handle high-volume contract needs.


This attorney must be well-versed in technology and licensing, with a critical eye towards privacy, risk and regulatory issues. Because the job will involve a large amount of drafting, editing and writing, exceptional writing skills are an absolute necessity. The ideal candidate will be a confident self-starter with strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to effectively and proactively provide sound legal advice, exercise good business judgment, work with senior management and implement policies and processes on a cross-functional basis in a fast-paced environment.


Requirements:


  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree, with state bar membership
  • 5+ years experience practicing either in-house or at a law firm
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with an emphasis on collaborative problem-solving
  • Exceptional writing skills


Our Benefits:


At PayPal, weโ€™re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we canโ€™t do this without our most important assetโ€”you. Thatโ€™s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.


We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com


Who We Are:


To learn more about our culture and community visit https://about.pypl.com/who-we-are/default.aspx


PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.


PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]


As part of PayPalโ€™s commitment to employeesโ€™ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.


REQ ID R0092057

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