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Senior Commercial Contracts Lawyer

Our Client is looking for a Senior Commercial Contracts Lawyer with at least 6+ years PQE to join their team as an Associate General Counsel, EU Legal.

 

Their industry is experiencing exciting technology shifts driven by global mega trends in electrification, connectivity, and autonomy that is creating significant growth opportunities with their customers.

 

General Responsibilities

 

  • Acts as advisor on a variety of legal matters, including coordinating with external counsel
  • Analyze and summarize complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting modifications to those documents
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for the company
  • Guide the company and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Reviews legal data and advises organization on appropriate legal action to be taken
  • Researches laws, anticipates and guards company against legal risks
  • Prepare legal documents, policies and contracts, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Participate in company audits to ensure full compliance to all local, state and federal laws
  • Develop internal and external messages related to disputes, legal issues and media inquiries
  • Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Stay informed about current legislation, especially concerning legal specialties
  • Represent organization in legal proceedings
  • Directs internal and external counsel performing litigation on the company’s behalf

 

Experience / Qualifications

 

  • A university degree and 6+ years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 4-6 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree) or a higher level degree and 2-4years of experience (i.e. Doctorate degree)
  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers

 

Additional Job Description

 

  • Reviewing, drafting and advising on a range of commercial contracts for our procurement, engineering, sales and marketing teams: including NDAs, strategic purchasing agreements,

product development and/or sales agreements with customers, service level agreements for provision of tech solution product offerings including software, services, analytics, big data and internet of things

  • Leads for the EU legal team in recommending and implementing any necessary changes, updates or improvements to our in-house contracts process regionally, including proactive responsibility for the maintenance and development of internal EU contract templates and contract know-how within the law department for the EU region and internal training;
  • Assisting with the development of a culture of contracting excellence through proactive engagement with key stakeholders in the business teams and designated centers of excellence (COEs) to help drive continuous improvement of contracting process, quality and turnaround times;
  • Providing contract negotiation/red flag training and support to commercial teams, COEs and

new starts/others, as required; and Supporting other group projects and the global legal team.

 

Industry:              Automotive

Location:             Antrim / Swindon

Salary:                  TBC

 

To apply please submit a current CV, along with details of your current earnings to:
Amanda.Dobson@jigsawbusinessgroup.com

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