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Director, Commercial Transactions

$270,000- $300,000/ year
Posted Jul 01
Full Time
On Site
San Francisco, California

About the Role

We are currently searching for a Director, Commercial Transactions to lead our Commercial Transactions Legal team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly collaborative team and negotiate complex agreements while driving the vision to optimize our contracting lifecycle process across the company. This role has the potential to strategically impact enterprise-wide commercial contracting.

What You'll Do

  • Lead a team of lawyers and other professionals responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements.
  • Build strong relationships and partner closely with Uber’s Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Management, FinOps, Accounting, Tax, Legal Ops, and Real Estate teams.
  • Advise partners on contract interpretation and manage disputes.
  • Develop and maintain templates and playbooks.
  • Provide client training and empowerment guidance to the business for self-help contracting.
  • Collaborate extensively with stakeholders and cross-functional partners to develop streamlined contracting procedures.
  • Implement continuous improvements to contracting processes and drive ongoing assessment of contracting-related technology used internally.
  • Facilitate the evolution of commercial contracting into a modern and efficient combination of right-sized resources and technology.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of commercial legal experience, including analyzing, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex contracts.
  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with public companies in the technology sector.
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team to stay in sync and working independently to get the job done.
  • Ability to think creatively and assess gaps, create policies and processes, and implement for consistency and scale.
  • Comfort taking smart risks and making difficult decisions, then adjusting as business evolves.
  • Experience managing and leading teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and highly collaborative with both business leaders and cross-functional partners, with a strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility, and partner with others.
  • Self-motivation with a strong affinity for vision setting, strategic problem solving, and driving action.
  • Excellent business judgment, including ability to assess and manage appropriate levels of risk, and great communication skills.
  • Embody the highest standards of integrity, ethics, and accountability.
  • Enthusiastic about Uber and the opportunity to have a big impact!

For New York, NY-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$270,000 per year - USD$300,000 per year.

For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$270,000 per year - USD$300,000 per year.

For all US locations, you will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.