TaskUs is hiring a

Director of Legal

Santa Monica, United States

TaskUs is an Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America 3 years and running. There are 41 of us here at our newly built office in Santa Monica, and 5,000 + employees internationally (sounds big, but we still consider ourselves a startup).

TaskUs is where people who are fed up with the status quo come to thrive. We are a collective of doers who believe that even if something isn't broken, it could still do with some fixing. Our attitude to continuous improvement is just one of the beliefs that emanate from our core values, which are the backbone of our company and our culture.

From Washio credits, to mindfulness meditation lessons, an environment of total transparency and a relentless focus on experimentation, we're creating a 21st Century organization destined for big things. Come join us.

 

Job Summary

THE RESPONSIBILITIES:

TaskUs is an Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America 3 years and running. There are 43 of us at our newly built office in Santa Monica, and 5,000+ employees internationally (sounds big, but we still consider ourselves a startup).

 

TaskUs is where people who are fed up with the status quo come to thrive. We are a collective of doers who believe that even if something isn't broken, it could still do with some fixing. Our attitude to continuous improvement is just one of the beliefs that emanate from our core values, which are the backbone of our company and our culture.

 

From Washio credits, to mindfulness meditation lessons, an environment of total transparency and a relentless focus on experimentation, we're creating a 21st Century organization destined for big things. Come join us.

 

Job Summary

 

  • Identify business objectives of direct sales / licensing / consulting transactions, related issues, and facilitates risk/benefit analysis.
  • Review, draft and negotiate major account agreements, consulting agreements, special licensing, non-disclosure agreements, vendor contracts, terms and amendments for customers located across the globe.
  • Drive contract lifecycle from drafting through completion of the negotiation process, and/or contract execution. Manage contract change control process and related correspondence requiring legal input.
  • Draft, manage, distribute, respond to, or analyze RFIs, RFPs, RFQs or customer terms & conditions as needed.
  • Draft and manage vendor contracts.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of contract templates, contracts policy, legal risk and liability, and company position on various matters.
  • Prepare contracts for internal review and approval and ensures compliance with company policies as well as applicable laws or regulations.
  • Interpret contracts and advise sales/consulting managers on contractual responsibilities.
  • Translate complex commercial/legal scenarios into simple language and action plans.
  • Mentor and train less experienced contract professionals.
  • Work with other department staff (including outside Attorney’s) or directly with business stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be qualified as a lawyer in California, USA with good academic credentials. A Juris Doctor (JD) is required.
  • Have at least 5-8 years’ relevant professional experience preferably as a lawyer in a similar role in-house.
  • Prior experience in the service industry is required, BPO experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate good drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, work efficiently under pressure and consistently meet tight deadlines.
  • Communicate efficiently and work with business representatives at all levels of seniority.
  • Work independently as well as under the supervision of CFO, other senior leaders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TaskUs, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.