Procurement Counsel at Russell Tobin

Remote | Freelance
Russell Tobin

Procurement Counsel (Contract-to-Hire)

Job Overview

  • Location: Remote, US
  • Practice Area: Legal
  • Experience: SENIOR
  • Title: Procurement Counsel (contract-to-hire)
  • Location: Remote
  • Type: Contract-to-hire


Our client, an innovator in the parking and delivery technology space, is seeking a technology and procurement counsel with at least 8 years of experience to lead deals and negotiate contracts and agreements across the company’s many different businesses. In addition to traditional procurement experience, there is a strong preference for an attorney with substantial experience in technology and technology-related agreements. The ideal candidate can handle a wide range of procurement and commercial agreements with little to minimal oversight and are able to jump into a dynamic work environment easily.

We love candidates that are agile, resourceful, dynamic, and are able to work effectively with many different members of a legal team. This position would start as a full-time contract position with the company with high probability to convert full-time. If this sounds like you and you’re interested in working in a fast-paced, hyper-growth and innovative start-up environment, we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts in the technology and procurement spaces.
  • Liaise with internal legal experts and general counsel to ensure applicability and sufficiency of existing practices (e.g. GDPR, employment, compliance/regulatory, etc.).
  • Assist in the establishment, implementation, and communication of formal policies, processes, and procedures to govern a supplier contract throughout its life cycle.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and improvement of systems to support the contract lifecycle management policies and process.
  • Perform industry research on legal matters related to the specific commodities and suppliers managed as well applicable legislation in various regions where the company has a presence.
  • Contribute to the holistic negotiation of agreements with suppliers that achieve the optimal combination of service, cost, quality, and risk mitigation.
  • Stay abreast of and contribute to sourcing and procurement’s professional trends and functional innovation particularly around legal and contractual matters.


  • J.D. and licensed to practice in good standing.
  • Roughly 10 years of transactional legal experience, with at least 4 years of experience at an AmLaw100 firm and 3+ years in-house.
  • Broad experience in procurement matters.
  • Broad experience in commercial contracts preferred.
  • Able to handle a wide range of contractual matters with minimal oversight.
  • Solid business judgment, including the ability to anticipate and analyze impact and consequences of decisions/initiatives and recommendations.
  • Excels in fast-paced environment with many competing demands.
  • Meaningful experience with SaaS and data privacy preferred.
  • Meaningful experience with PCI compliance preferred.
  • Meaningful experience building or improving internal processes preferred.

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