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Lawyer – Vilnius, Lithuania
Would you like to play a key role in helping an organization navigate commercial and corporate law? Are you ready to unleash your potential in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Lawyer.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Better requires a relentless pursuit of better
We’ll be looking for you to support the Procurement, Technology, Intellectual Property and Real Estate legal group that manages and oversees the legal review and negotiations of third-party vendor contracts. Specifically, this role assists in the review and negotiation of vendor contracts that include professional services, master services agreements, technology agreements and software agreements, such as SaaS agreements. It supports the Company on an enterprise-wide scale to ensure legal contractual protections are in place and in compliance with corporate policies. In addition, this role will support the Company’s real estate leasing activities across the globe.

Your main objectives will be to:
  • Performing redline review of third-party vendor contracts and related documents, including technology agreements, and negotiations directly with third-party vendors’ in-house counsel, outside counsel, or contract management teams, in accordance with corporate policies and in the best interests of the Company.
  • Providing legal support and contract review for intellectual property, brand protection, trademark, trade secrets, and OSS matters.
  • Providing legal support and contract interpretation for vendor audits.
  • Researching contract/lease terms to compile the most favorable language in accordance with corporate policies and templates, and in the best interests of the Company.
  • Providing legal support to the Company’s Real Estate functions.
  • Detailed tracking and reporting of the legal group’s projects and other KPIs.
  • Working collaboratively and cross-functionally with legal and business units across the organization on various strategic company-wide initiatives, specifically with regard to contracts.
  • This position works with employees at various levels and with limited supervision.

For such a detail-driven role, you will ideally have:
  • 5 to 6 years of contract, procurement, intellectual property, or technology experience at a large law firm, government or in-house.
  • A university degree in law: Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws, or a professional qualification degree.
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing with the bar or country equivalent qualifications.
  • Demonstrated experience describing basic legal concepts in clear and understandable language to internal clients, as well as conducting legal research and fact gathering, with a strong analytical background.
  • Proven experience in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of third-party vendor contracts and providing legal support on matters including procurement, intellectual property, technology, trademarks, trade secrets, and OSS. Real estate experience is a plus but not a requirement.
  • The ability to track and report on projects.
  • The ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external clients and act as a liaison between business units and outside counsel.
  • Solid English language knowledge and proficiency are required, additional languages a plus.

Join us, and let’s connect the world
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.

The annual gross base salary range is 25,056 – 48,887 EUR. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary for this position. This role is also eligible to receive an annual bonus that aligns with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few!

Contacts

Contact person:

Loreta Birgeryte

E-mail:

 with subject "Lawyer"

Additional info:

If you are interested in the role, apply now via the link below: https://westernunion.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/WUjobs/job/LTU---Vilnius/Lawyer_JR0099669


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