Senior Counsel, Priceline Partner Solutions Commercial

Senior Counsel, Priceline Partner Solutions Commercial




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People & Culture / Legal

Senior Counsel, Priceline Partner Solutions Commercial

Senior Counsel, Priceline Partner Solutions Commercial

Our People & Culture and Legal teams make sure we provide a highly ethical working environment where everyone at Priceline can bring their whole selves to work and deliver their very best every single day. We want you to thrive – to feel safe, supported, valued, and growing to your highest potential!

Why this job’s a big deal:

You will support the VP, Associate General Counsel, International. Priceline is looking for an inquisitive, engaging, and experienced senior commercial lawyer to work as the lead lawyer for Priceline’s  Partner Solutions (“PPS”) division.

In this role you will get to:

  • Be the first point of contact (for the legal team) for business leaders in  this rapidly expanding part of  Priceline’s accomodations and strategic partnership business (including assisting with ongoing corporate matters relating to the PPS business ). 

  • Manage commercial contract drafting and negotiations for all PPS services and products and driving those contracts through to a successful close. 

  • Advise on new strategic partnership opportunities, including licensing in respect of new business initiatives and supporting the sales team.

  • Negotiate content supply agreements.

  • Apply your intellectual curiosity and a self-starter approach to help resolve sophisticated business and legal issues arising in the PPS business.

  • Design and implement new standardized templates and processes.

  • Work with cross-functional teams (across the globe) to identify and drive resolution of issues related to privacy, data security, marketing, competition, intellectual property, tax and regulatory areas in order to enable our business partners to offer products that our customers can trust.

  • Instruct and supervise outside counsel on escalated commercial and corporate matters, as needed.

  • Exercise autonomy and an ownership mentality in partnering directly with key stakeholders to quickly and nimbly execute on business objectives and drive results.

Who you are:

  • At least 8-12 years of legal experience as a qualified attorney;  including at least 3 years of in house experience.

  • The bulk of your experience will have been in concluding commercial contract negotiations with a diverse range of business partners.  However, some corporate law experience will be a bonus.   

  • Ideally will have some awareness of legal issues arising from cross-border transactions (eg USA- Canada). 

  • Exceptional legal education and law firm credentials.

  • Member in good standing with your state bar, with permission and ability to work in your hired location.

  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills  are essential

  • Travel, Hotel/Accommodations or tech industry experience a plus

  • Knowledge and experience of consumer law and Privacy, as well as general knowledge of legal issues facing tech companies is strongly preferred.

  • You will be comfortable working with a contract management tool for contract administration processes whilst being equally comfortable to partner with the business in managing contracts through to completion. 

  • Travel will be required (typically in the U.S. and Canada) to visit business leaders and to conduct negotiations with partners.

  • Illustrated history of living the values vital to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust.

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, certain roles may be eligible for an annual bonus and/or equity grant.

The salary range for this position is $130,000-$170,000 CAD.