PVH Corp. Senior Legal Counsel, Information Technology - PVH Corp. in New York, New York

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Senior Legal Counsel, Information Technology - PVH Corp.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Transactional attorney with technical background to support the IT and other departments' technology-related needs, namely, drafting and negotiating software agreements; will also support the Innovation Next team with new technological initiatives and related agreements.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:

Support IT Dept, Communications, Human Resource, Media and other business teams with implementation of various corporate applications, ecommerce solutions and software used to assist with company’s retail and wholesale supply chain operations.

Draft and negotiate information technology agreements, including consulting services, software license and maintenance, SaaS, reseller, hardware purchase/lease and web hosting agreements.

Handle complex IP and technology transactions such as joint development agreements, patent licenses, university collaboration agreements and NDAs.

Review innovation concepts to identify and evaluate patent-related issues.

Conduct annual trainings to IT Dept. to educate associates regarding key contract negotiation points and legal hot topics such as data security and privacy issues.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 7+ yrs experience working on IT transactional matters

  • Prior in-house experience a plus

  • IP background, namely, strong knowledge of patent and trade secret issues relevant to joint development projects

  • Should preferably have experience drafting, advising and negotiating contract terms related to data security and privacy

  • Ability to build client relationships and work collaboratively on cross-functional teams

  • Sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to juggle multiple projects under time pressure

  • State Bar Admission required

Education:

  • JD required

Skills:

  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills

  • Exceptional communication & negotiation abilities

  • Ability to clearly articulate process (visually and verbally) for variety of audiences

  • Excellent active listening skills

  • Strong ability to influence and lead without authority

  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in constantly changing situations

  • Ability to filter opinions; does not reflexively react to all direction

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant’s current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH.

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With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 36,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and nearly $9 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co . intimates brand, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.