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VP Legal International

Date: Dec 15, 2018

Location: London, GB, GB

Company: IGT

Req #: 58646

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IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY PLC

 

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel - International

 

Description:

 

The International Game Technology PLC Legal Department is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional who will manage a team of legal professionals and will provide general commercial law support, with a focus on review, negotiation, and drafting a wide range of commercial agreements, including customer agreements, enterprise agreements, complex bid proposal responses, strategic alliance agreements, service agreements and software and technology agreements for our international business unit. The position will report to the General Counsel and will be located in London, UK.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

 

  • Work directly with the senior management of the international business team, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, providing day-to-day advice, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
  • Work in a fast-paced environment in collaboration with business partners, customers and other lawyers within the group
  • Manage a team of legal professionals who focus on international legal matters
  • Draft, review, negotiate and interpret a wide variety of contracts and agreements, including contracts for the provision of gaming goods and services
  • Review, analyze and provide legal advice in connection with requests for proposals issued by government authorities for the provision of information technology goods and services
  • Identify legal risks, develop mitigation strategies and counsel internal clients with respect to legal risks and mitigation strategies
  • Support international mergers & acquisitions and strategic alliances

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Proven ability to manage a team of legal professions remotely and contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Customer-oriented interpersonal skills, excellent business judgment and a proven ability to excel working with multiple clients in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work closely with, facilitate interactions within, and influence large cross-functional teams (including representatives from law, tax, accounting, regulatory, compliance, operations, human resources, real estate, treasury and communications)
  • Must be team-oriented and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a solution-oriented approach to legal issues
  • Self-motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively under tight deadlines to meet established deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Requirements:

 

Minimum of ten years of law firm or in-house experience

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


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