Working in close collaboration with senior members of the Building Technologies & Solutions (BT&S) Global Products legal team, the Senior Commercial Counsel, BT&S Global Products will act as a key legal business partner for the BT&S six global product businesses. The BT&S Global Products businesses are global leaders in the development, manufacture and sale of wide range of building technologies and solutions, including air systems, refrigeration, HVAC controls and equipment, building management, fire safety and security. These businesses report directly to the President of Global Products, Building Technologies & Solutions and are measured and responsible for market-share gains, profitable growth, a competitive product portfolio for the global markets, return on invested capital and overall product quality and delivery.
Primary Duties: Act as a member of the legal team for the BT&S Global Products businesses, assisting in the development and execution of strategies and tactics that enable the businesses to achieve their objectives, and supporting product-focused support (manufacturing, labeling, regulatory), complex commercial and other strategic transactions in furtherance of those objectives. In order to do this, the successful candidate must be able to proactively identify and mitigate risks to the business, with a focus on commercial transactions. The Senior Commercial Counsel must have a broad background that will enable them to serve as a subject matter expert and lead legal support on product-related matters, complex commercial transactions and other matters of strategic importance, as well as providing general business, product, manufacturing and anti-competition advice. They will also be responsible for training and guiding clients in complex issues typical for innovative, growth-oriented, multinational technology companies, such as product development, regulatory developments, competitive analysis, compliance and competition laws, as well as coordinating with internal and external counsel on a range of matters. The Senior Commercial Counsel will work directly with lead counsel for each of the BT&S Global Products businesses, regional center of excellence legal teams and outside counsel to ensure cost-effective support of transactions and other matters of strategic importance to the BT&S Global Products businesses. Domestic and international travel will be required to support the BT&S Global Products businesses.