1+ months

Sr. Counsel, Global Contracts Team

Roseland, NJ 07068

ADP is seeking an experienced attorney to lead complex commercial transactions for ADP’s newly formed Global Contracts Team. The successful candidate will have a strong business orientation and be responsible for collaborating across multiple ADP business units in the US and Canada. This highly visible role offers the opportunity to negotiate client, strategic and vendor contracts and advise senior business stakeholders, including sales, finance and operations, on contract strategy, legal risk and risk mitigation. The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping to drive innovation in the ADP contracting process.


  • Utilize balanced lawyering to efficiently and effectively draft, negotiate and close a wide variety of complex outsourcing and technology contracts with limited supervision.
  • Work effectively with sales, finance and business leadership to reach a successful outcome in contract negotiations.
  • Interface with all levels of ADP personnel to advise on contract-related matters and ensure contract terms are consistent with ADP's business practices, policies and goals.
  • Develop and conduct periodic training on contract terms, ADP’s positions and the contracting process for sales, business and legal colleagues.
  • Contribute to, and maintain, ADP’s culture of innovation and growth while effectively managing risk.
  • Perform special assignments and projects as directed.

Qualifications Required:

  • Completion of a law degree (LL.B. or equivalent degree).
  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario, or another Canadian provincial bar is required.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant legal experience, preferably with at least 2 – 3 years at a top law firm and some in house experience, with emphasis on negotiation of outsourcing and technology contracts and analysis and management of contractual risk.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and French Canadian is required.
  • Superior knowledge of outsourcing arrangements, technology contracts and business law.
  • Strong legal analytical ability and judgment.
  • Familiarity with the privacy laws, including PIPEDA, CCPA and EU data privacy laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to interface effectively with associates at all levels of ADP management, external lawyers and business associates of clients, partners and vendors.
  • Ability to be assertive while maintaining a diplomatic and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to manage transactions to completion and anticipate issues that may arise.
  • Ready to join a highly motivated team where members have each other’s back.
  • Some experience with Civil Law legal systems and M&A, preferred.
  • Must be able to accommodate some travel.
  • Temporarily remote; preferred location Toronto (Ontario) or Montréal (Québec). Possible alternate locations: Alpharetta, Georgia; Miami, Florida; or Roseland, New Jersey.



Explore our COVID-19 page https://jobs.adp.com/covid19/ to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADPs culture and our full set of values.



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Posted: 2022-01-19 Expires: 2022-06-15

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