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PwC USOGC, Procurement Director - Lead in Rosemont, Illinois

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Office of General Counsel (OGC)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees.

As part of our team, you’ll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You’ll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.

  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.

  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.

  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.

  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.

  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.

  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

The head of Procurement Legal manages a team of lawyers that supports PwC’s procurement activities. The team is responsible for establishing and managing commercial agreement templates; drafting/negotiating commercial agreements; and advising stakeholders on key commercial and legal risks. In addition to supporting these day-to-day activities, the leader of Procurement Legal focuses on enhancing and streamlining the tools, templates, and processes leveraged by the team.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Displaying legal background and extensive knowledge of contract law, intellectual property law, a general understanding and knowledge of legal principles, liabilities and risks associated with the acquisition of products, services and technology;

  • Demonstrating thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing in procurement processes and systems and acting as a legal consultant to procurement, preferably for a global network of professional services firms;

  • Providing advice during difficult negotiations, reviewing contract language and coordinating the services of outside legal counsel when necessary as it pertains to supporting a Procurement organization;

  • Managing a team;

  • Partnering with business stakeholders in the procurement process;

  • Writing clear, unambiguous contract terms and coordinating complex written and verbal materials for a diverse audience; and,

  • Communicating clearly and succinctly with all levels of staff across the legal community and within the firm.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsdirector.

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