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Senior Counsel, Director of Product Design

Company: Gulf States Financial Services
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

Position Description:

SUMMARY

The Director, Senior Counsel - Product Design, GSFS will provide legal advice to support the vision and strategic objectives of GSFSGroup and help management build comprehensive and dynamic products and programs. The Director, Senior Counsel will assist the Vice President, Legal Affairs, GSFSGroup in (i) providing counsel and legal advice to the management team on the legal and regulatory requirements and implications of GSFSGroup's products and programs and (ii) negotiating, reviewing and drafting contracts in connection with product design and development. The Director, Senior Counsel will be an integral member of our product teams, assisting the legal department's efforts in connection with designing consumer products, market channels and solutions that are competitive and compliant in today's complex regulatory marketplace.

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Provide legal services to GSFSGroup that effectively meets client needs and minimizes risk associated with business transactions. Work collaboratively with the legal team and clients to provide solutions to all client needs of whatever size and shape.
  • Advise and counsel officers, executives, managers and associates about all pertinent business and legal matters affecting GSFSGroup; determine legal aspects and prudent action for management to take regarding GSFSGroup's business transactions under the specific circumstances.

  • Provide advice to ensure GSFSGroup is aware of the requirements of laws and regulations. Assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of risk management and prevention policies, processes, practices to ensure GSFSGroup compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, in connection with GSFS Group's consumer and/or commercial products and programs.

  • Effectively communicate with governmental agency personnel to represent or advocate GSFSGroup's positions with respect to regulated products and programs.

  • Negotiate, draft and review product related contracts and agreements.

  • Assist with the legal department's efforts in connection with the monitoring and implementation of new laws, regulations and other developments related to GSFSGroups products and services.

  • Provide high level advice regarding consumer contracts in accordance with GSFSGroup's strategic vision and business goals.

  • Perform other duties and activities as requested in furtherance of GSFSGroup's business plans and programs.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    May supervise and direct the activities of other associates in connection the legal department's product design efforts.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited United States Law School and 5 to 8 years' experience as an attorney in a private law firm or medium to large public or private company. Experience in the insurance, financial services or automobile industries is preferred.

    CRITICAL COMPETENCIES


    • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are a must.
    • The capability of providing self-directed client support to meet client's needs without necessity of management oversight.
    • Detail orientation with exceptional planning and organizational skills, including the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.
    • The ability to handle increasing responsibility and complex assignments and render high-level legal analysis and counsel to associates and the management team.
    • Thorough understanding of the F&I industry and the laws and regulations governing it and an exceptional ability to create compliant customer contracts and related material in a deadline driven environment.
    • Thorough understanding of GSFSGroup's industry, products, business and the responsibilities and objectives of the legal department as a whole.

      CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

      Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited United States Law School None required.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

      The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the work day; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices. The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus. The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business. The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds.

      WORK ENVIRONMENT

      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While the job is generally performed in an office environment, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, areas in which moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals are present, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the office environment is typically quiet, but the associate may be occasionally exposed to loud noise levels.

      TRAVEL REQUIRED

      Minimal travel is required for this position (up to 20% of the time and on a domestic basis).

      Is legally able to work in the United States.

      The Friedkin Group and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces by conducting pre-employment drug testing

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Keywords: Gulf States Financial Services, Houston , Senior Counsel, Director of Product Design, Legal , Houston, Texas

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