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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts
Our client, a billion dollar technology driven business unit of a Fortune 100 company, is seeking an experienced commercial attorney to join their leadership team as General Counsel. The successful candidate must demonstrate a solid background in general corporate and commercial matters and excellent business sense and judgment, well developed analytical problem-solving abilities, superb contract drafting skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship skills. The General Counsel will be expected to work on complex issues requiring in-depth evaluation of legal and business issues, and must be willing and able to manage and execute on a variety of projects simultaneously and meet demanding deadlines.
Responsibilities for this role include the following:
-Lead and manage a legal function of six lawyers and contract professionals who support global operations.
-Support the Executive Leadership Team in assessing strategies aligned to company´s initiatives; drive a high impact partnering relationship with business and functional leaders in the business.
-Review, draft, negotiate and administer a variety of high volume complex business transactions and contracts. Manage multiple vendors and business partners. Communicate and negotiate with customers to resolve discrepancies and disagreements effectively. Interact with the Sales, Delivery and Finance teams to understand and ensure consistency with the business and financial requirements and objectives in all contracts.
-Lead key cross-business initiatives to drive functional efficiency of the Law Department. Drive creative initiatives to drive organizational effectiveness and standardization.
Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered:
-Ten to fifteen years of law firm or corporate legal experience
-Proven background and experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements
-Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
-Ability to influence and lead teams effectively across organizations
-Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills
-Experience leading a law department
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package will be offered.
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