1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Counsel, Digital and Technology Contracts

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Counsel, Digital and Technology Contracts
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY
40213
United States

Description:

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Provide strategic legal counsel and partnership to facilitate critical digital, performance marketing, and technology initiatives, including negotiating contracts with key technology vendors. The role supports the Director of Legal, as the point person for the legal needs of KFC's digital, technology, and performance marketing business partners.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- Coordinate end to end contracting process for all performance marketing and digital contracts, including, SaaS, IP, technology license agreements, test agreements, etc.

- Cross-collaborate with Yum and its Brands
- Review and make recommendations for negotiating Master Agreements, new SOWs, renewals, and amendments with current vendors and assist with onboarding of new vendors.
- Appropriately escalate high risk issues for review and discussion

- Coordinate end to end contracting process for all non-digital technology-based agreements across internal functions

- Cross-collaborate with Yum and other Brands
- Review and make recommendations for negotiating Master Agreements, new SOWs, renewals, and amendments with current vendors and assist with the onboarding of new vendors.
- Appropriately escalate high risk issues for review and discussion.

- Provide legal support for e-commerce and digital marketing initiatives such as loyalty, e-gift cards, etc.
- Develop expertise in relevant legal regimes, including data privacy laws and industry standards and intellectual property, in order to facilitate regulatory and internal compliance.
- Responsible for establishing, communicating, and implementing contract processes and standards to business partners.
- Ensure onboarding and training of new business partners, and reinforce with existing business partners, to help drive value, discipline and assist business partner understanding of risk management and mitigation involved in the contract negotiation process.
- Work on special projects to improve contracting process as required
- Ensure ongoing alignment with internal teams through regular 1x1 meetings, email communications, training/coaching, and measuring and sharing results

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Outside counsel, all KFC departments, particularly Legal, Information Technology, Finance and Marketing, franchisee counsel, Yum!, and Brand legal, Yum! Global Technology and Risk Management, Yum! Privacy Team

KNOWLEDGE + SKILLS REQUIRED
- Education/Certifications - Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA accredited law school
- 2+ years' experience in large law firm or fast-paced corporate environment; contracts, technology and compliance experience a plus, but not required
- A background in corporate transactional work and knowledge of commercial contracting principles
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Detail-oriented, highly motivated and exceptionally organized
- Comfortable working independently and in a team environment
- Strong analytical skills; able to identify key issues and contribute to strategic decisions
- Be proactive and anticipate needs based on rapidly changing situations
- Demonstrate leadership skills, including effective stakeholder management
- Collaborate effectively with internal and external teams at all levels
- Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Additional Info:

KFC restaurants across the US are commonly operated by independent business owners called Franchisees. They have a contract with KFC allowing them to sell our products and have all operating responsibility for their restaurant, including being your employer. As a result, independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements.

Please keep in mind, this is just basic information and you’ll find out more after you apply. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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