Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
Responsible for multiple simultaneous projects, reviewing, negotiating, and drafting ordinary course to moderately complex agreements. Communicates with business partners and other internal partners (such as Law, compliance, corporate risk, information security, physical security, privacy, insurance, business continuity and business risk) to determine requirements. Advises on approach and applicable enterprise policies and standards to build consensus. Provides advice to business partners regarding business issues, such as deal terms, risk assessments, customer concerns, strategy, and company policy. Supports a risk-aware culture and ensures effective risk management practices. There is emphasis on risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements. The role requires a solid understanding of how to balance risk with business objectives and successfully get transactions closed.
Structures, drafts, reviews, and negotiates ordinary course to moderately complex vendor and related agreements involving a wide variety of subject matters, including contract renewals, contract terminations, and moderately complex master agreements and SOWs.
Communicates with and advises business partners and management to determine agreement requirements. Advises on approach and applicable enterprise policies and standards to build consensus on approach and execution.
Identifies, assesses and communicates information to business partners on emerging topics and best practices.
Ensures that programs, policies, procedures, and controls are implemented in a manner that that is compliant with Company policy. Supports internal audits and reviews.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Juris Doctor degree
2+ years of experience in drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts in banking, payments networks, or other complex transactions
In lieu of a degree, 4+ years of experience in drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts in banking, payments networks, or other complex transactions
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
4+ years of experience in drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts in banking, payments networks, or other complex transactions
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs