Sr. Dir Comm Counsel Payments Lead

Location:

San Jose, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0054441

eBay is seeking a highly skilled, nimble and collaborative professional to serve as Sr. Director, Lead Commercial Counsel, Payments supporting our thriving payments platform and complex financial partnerships. You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts related to strategic payments partnerships, new financial product offerings, and other commercial matters. You will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions. This is a great opportunity to lead a talented legal team and work at the forefront of helping to deliver new payment and e-commerce experiences around the world.

Required Skills:

  • Draft, negotiate and advise on complex, multifaceted agreements enabling eBay’s payments, ecommerce, and other financial products
  • Drive continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in the contract negotiation processes and execution, effectively collaborating with subject matter experts and ensuring that contracts are executed on a timely basis and with acceptable deal parameters
  • Provide strategic legal and business advice to facilitate long-term relationships with key partners
  • Manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Instruct and manage outside counsel, as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 10+ years of commercial legal experience preferably in the fintech space, including in-house experience with payments matters in the context of internet or technology companies and/or relevant law firm work
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements with a variety of partners in the payments and financial services industry, including payment networks, card issuers, credit providers, acquirers/processors and financial institutions
  • Experience working closely with business development and product teams on key commercial partnerships to ensure they align with company objectives and product roadmaps.
  • Technical understanding of the payments and financial ecosystem, especially as relevant to marketplaces
  • Experience managing high deal volume on deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Experience working cross-functionally and using strategic thinking to achieve business objectives
  • Sound legal judgment and experience solving problems in a practical manner
  • In-house legal department experience at a manager level, including experience leading a commercial team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements associated with payments and financial services
  • Strong interest in alternative payments, emerging payments technology, and the fintech industry

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Sr. Dir Comm Counsel Payments Lead

San Jose, California, United States Requisition Number R0054441 Subsidiary eBay

eBay is seeking a highly skilled, nimble and collaborative professional to serve as Sr. Director, Lead Commercial Counsel, Payments supporting our thriving payments platform and complex financial partnerships. You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts related to strategic payments partnerships, new financial product offerings, and other commercial matters. You will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions. This is a great opportunity to lead a talented legal team and work at the forefront of helping to deliver new payment and e-commerce experiences around the world.

Required Skills:

  • Draft, negotiate and advise on complex, multifaceted agreements enabling eBay’s payments, ecommerce, and other financial products
  • Drive continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in the contract negotiation processes and execution, effectively collaborating with subject matter experts and ensuring that contracts are executed on a timely basis and with acceptable deal parameters
  • Provide strategic legal and business advice to facilitate long-term relationships with key partners
  • Manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Instruct and manage outside counsel, as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 10+ years of commercial legal experience preferably in the fintech space, including in-house experience with payments matters in the context of internet or technology companies and/or relevant law firm work
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements with a variety of partners in the payments and financial services industry, including payment networks, card issuers, credit providers, acquirers/processors and financial institutions
  • Experience working closely with business development and product teams on key commercial partnerships to ensure they align with company objectives and product roadmaps.
  • Technical understanding of the payments and financial ecosystem, especially as relevant to marketplaces
  • Experience managing high deal volume on deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Experience working cross-functionally and using strategic thinking to achieve business objectives
  • Sound legal judgment and experience solving problems in a practical manner
  • In-house legal department experience at a manager level, including experience leading a commercial team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements associated with payments and financial services
  • Strong interest in alternative payments, emerging payments technology, and the fintech industry

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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