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Senior Associate

  • Location: San Francisco, 94111
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

Title: Senior Associate 
Location: San Francisco, CA
Type: FTE

Job Description: 
The Senior Associate is responsible for reviewing and negotiating contracts for both new vendors and existing vendors on behalf of business units across the Bank. Negotiations will involve coordination across multiple internal stakeholder groups (Legal, Information Security, Compliance, BSA/AML, HR, EDCI, etc.). The Associate will handle MSAs, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Amendments, SOWs, Order Forms for a wide variety of products and services including technology, consulting, and administrative services. In addition, the Associate will be responsible for preparing and validating internal and regulatory reports, and assisting with a variety of departmental projects and presentations. This position is also responsible for the consolidation and management of contract and vendor data in our vendor management system (RSA Archer).


  • Coordinate and contribute to all stages of contract lifecycle including RFP preparation, contract review, negotiation, maintenance and termination
  • Manage contractual and business relationships with vendors
  • Develop, structure and negotiate legal and business terms and conditions including price negotiations
  • Comfortable advocating on behalf of the business and subject matter experts and negotiating with counsel
  • Manage contract terms within contract management platform and report status on an ongoing basis
  • Establish and develop close working relationships across lines of business and with technical, audit, compliance, security and legal teams as necessary
  • Familiar with key terms and conditions that are common to various types of vendor agreements including but not limited to SaaS, software, hardware, and professional services agreements
  • Work in a self-directed, collaborative, and constructive manner with team members, the business unit, and our internal stakeholders
  • Understand the requirements of working in a regulated environment and the controls that are necessary to be successful in the financial services industry


  • JD degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a financial institution or corporate environment preferred
  • Experience with technology contracts preferred
  • Familiarity with contract terminology and negotiations

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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