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Compliance, General Commercial/Contracts, Intellectual Property
The Company is recruiting a US based position (preferably, but not restricted to, Washington State) to assist the General Counsel & Ethics Officer based in the headquarters in Switzerland.
Reporting to the BTG General Counsel & Ethics Officer, this multifaceted role requires an individual with a proven track record of managing business priorities and mitigating risk. The Regional Counsel will be the primary voice for legal and risk management issues for Sales mainly but also other functions such as Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, etc. Whilst tightly cooperating with the BTG /Capstone teams based in the US, the incumbent will be exposed to projects and activities in other regions.
Part time workers (minimum 50%) will be considered with equal chances.
Draft, review and analyze a wide variety of commercial contracts such as distribution, representation, purchase, sales and licensing agreements in order to obtain the best deals within strict Ethics rules
Manage customer negotiations and support the sales teams
Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the Company business, its people, markets, facilities, customers and competitors in order to identify trends and formulate appropriate structures and strategies
Coordinate and deliver ad hoc training courses in order to constantly raise the organization’s awareness on legal and compliance topics
Support the General Counsel on all Compliance matters and procedures
Participate in various projects involving the network of lawyers of BTG’s mother company, Spectris plc in order to advance on commonly agreed upon goals and establish BTG Group as an advanced operation regarding Legal topics
JD with 2+ years’ experience in hardware sales and software licensing; exposure to international transactions including distribution/sale and licensing of software will be an asset.
Proven experience with drafting and negotiating customer contracts, sales channel partners’ agreements, NDAs and other customer facing agreements
Some exposure to the following disciplines is helpful: IP, Ethics/Compliance, Anti-trust, Data protection, Insurance, Export and Information Security.
Possesses a true business mindset understanding the key drivers behind top and bottom line growth as well as all aspects of legal risk
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to turn complex legal issues into actionable solutions.
Able to define goals and priorities within own area of responsibility ensuring that attention is brought to the most business critical projects.
Operational focus and ability to deep dive in to the details.
Encourages a highly collaborative environment and actively engages with all major internal and external stakeholders, inspiring trust and confidence
Possesses strong communication skills and is able to deliver messages in a clear and candid way both in writing and verbally
Cultural sensitivity and ability to travel (5-10%)
A character of unimpeachable integrity and character who endorses, promotes and models the Company’s core values of:
BTG is a global business and leading supplier to the pulp and paper industry. We are committed to helping our customers achieve significant, sustainable gains in business performance through our tailored solutions stemming from daily contact between our customers and our experts in the production of pulp as well as cardboard, magazine, hygienic and other special types of paper. BTG is a wholly own...ed subsidiary of Spectris plc, a world leading provider of productivity enhancing instrumentation and controls (LON:SXS).
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