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Company: Director, Assistant General Counsel – Procurement Transactions
Position: Capital One
Location: McLean, VA; Richmond, VA

Description: CAST (Corporate and Strategic Transactions) is a team within Capital One’s Legal Department that is comprised of a dynamic group of legal professionals who support Capital One’s transactional activity, including mergers & acquisitions, strategic investments, complex procurement and outsourcing contracts, line of business transactions and partnerships, and corporate real estate transactions. In addition, attorneys and other legal professionals within CAST advise our diversified businesses on a broad range of business matters in a constantly changing and stimulating environment. Through its bold initiatives, state of the art infrastructure, breadth of talent, and dynamic work environment, the Legal Department of Capital One has become one of the most highly admired corporate legal departments in the country.

The Director, Associate General Counsel – Procurement, is a transactional attorney role that will be responsible for advice and counsel on a variety of complex procurement transactions and enhanced risk issues, working alongside others in CAST supporting the Company’s Enterprise Supplier Management (ESM) group.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Independently managing (including drafting and negotiating) a wide range of commercial and procurement transactions – with a focus on technology, brand and IP-related procurement agreements

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders in support of the Company’s complex, enterprise-wide procurement and outsourcing contracts

  • Counseling and advising ESM, including to strategize and develop solutions to complex legal issues

  • Serve as the legal risk steward in forums tasked with identifying risks in proposed procurement transactions

  • Proactively propose and implement process improvements that promote efficiencies and advise on internal guidelines and procedures

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with ESM and line of business stakeholders

  • Implementing and managing repeatable, controlled processes for transactional work

  • When necessary, managing and coordinating outside counsel, including management of the delivery of services and cost

Qualifications:

The Person:

An ideal candidate will be a seasoned legal professional with proven ability to operate effectively in a complex, highly regulated, and evolving environment, and will have the following experience and skills: 

  • Ability to manage multiple transactions, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues is critical 

  • Exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to identify, lead and manage a negotiation team 

  • Ability to advise and counsel business groups on complex legal issues related to procurement transactions

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a team player, interacting with associates across departments and job levels

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision 

  • Strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail

  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work cooperatively with internal constituents to create efficient processes and to get issues resolved across organizational boundaries 

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and flexibility to adapt to changing needs

  • Ability and desire to learn new areas of law

  • Ability and willingness to work as a team player

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school

  • Active member in good standing of at least one state bar

  • At least 6 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, government or an in-house legal department, or a combination, with a focus on third party procurement, vendor or outsourcing transactions, including from the buy-side

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, government or an in-house legal department, or a combination, with a focus on third party procurement, vendor or outsourcing transactions, including from the buy-side

  • 3+ years of experience providing advice and counsel on procurement transactions to clients in the financial services industry

  • 3+ years of experience providing advice and counsel on complex procurement transactions, including technology, brand and IP-related transactions

  • Experience with Google Workspace

 

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