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Requisition ID R-10291232 Date posted 01/12/2023 City Dublin Country Ireland Additional Locations Basildon, Endeavour Drive

Title: Managing Counsel

Contract lawyer for multi country agreements

Our Mission

We're Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. Our aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. Our purpose is to deliver superior value for our clients through leading technology, targeted innovation and excellence in everything we do.

Our core values are to earn client trust every day, create with purpose, inspire and achieve excellence, do the right thing and deliver on the promise of one Fiserv. It's these values that create a foundation for us to be able make the right decisions and deliver on our commitments to our client’s and each other

Your role and what you will do

You will be part of the Fiserv EMEA legal team, based in Dublin (Ireland) or Basildon (UK). The EMEA legal team works closely with various business leaders and executives across the region and the globe. Reporting to Head of Legal, EMEA, you will be a "Managing Counsel" and supporting a variety of business activities, including:

  • supporting our financial institution businesses, with clients including global banks and financial institutions across EMEA, with advice and agreements, including for digital banking, processing and payments solutions;

  • supporting our regulated merchant businesses and our acquirer and issuer processing services businesses across EMEA, with clients ranging from global brands and financial institutions to local SMEs, with advice and agreements, including for omnichannel commerce, billing, processing, payments and device solutions;

  • formulating commercial and innovative advice for Fiserv in the areas of payment services regulation, corporate governance and intellectual property;

  • supporting M&A activity;

  • developing precedents and streamlining processes to help improve efficiency of legal support; and

  • managing external legal support where required.

You will also work with other Fiserv functions and business units across the globe.

You will be required to travel to our offices and meetings at other locations across the region (and occasionally elsewhere) as needed.

What we're looking for

  • Fully qualified lawyer in Ireland or the UK.

  • Minimum eight years PQE in an in-house or law firm environment with a focus on commercial contract review and drafting.

  • Relevant in-house experience/secondment in payments, financial services and/or the IT industry.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective business counselling and negotiation skills.

  • Ability and willingness to spot issues and problems, take initiative, find solutions, make recommendations, organise internal coordination, bring about decisions and implement change.

  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of a team and to build strong working relationships with other business units including senior management.

  • Ability to handle multiple agreements, organise own workload, set priorities effectively and work independently and under tight timelines.

  • Ability to operate with a high level of autonomy where required.

  • A willingness to learn about other areas of law and work across business activities.

  • Strong work ethic and interpersonal skills.

  • Fluent English.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary

  • Annual bonus based on performance

  • Pension contribution of up 5%

  • Hybrid work

  • Health and Wellness Resource platform access for you and your family

  • Life Insurance

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Income Protection

  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and adoption leave

  • Living Proof Points Scheme – Get recognised by your colleague and spend your points at multiple high-street retailers

  • 22 days annual leave, increasing with length of tenure

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Career development, training and professional qualification opportunities – we want to provide you with the tools to succeed and grow in our company

Well-being at Fiserv
Our associates are the most important part of our business. To solve complex business challenges and create differentiated value for Fiserv clients, it's important that our associates be able to give their best at work every day. This means feeling great in all aspects of their lives, as it relates to physical, financial, emotional and social well-being.

Our People
At Fiserv, our culture starts with our people. Want to learn what associates from across the company do or what it's like to work at Fiserv? Get to know us.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Fiserv actively supports and encourages diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability'

New location in town coming soon

At the beginning of 2023, we expect to move into our new flagship offices at Ten Hanover Quay, an exceptional waterfront location at the cutting-edge Capital Dock campus in the South Docklands.  Our new location will be a key part of our presence in EMEA, serving as a destination for talent that brings our people together in a dynamic hub of collaboration and innovation as we move payments and financial services forward.


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