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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts, Risk Management
Legal Counsel will support our business in the United States. The lawyer will work closely with HBK’s General Counsel in Germany and other in-house lawyers in Denmark and Germany. The position can be located in one of the following HBK locations; Marlborough, MA; Duluth, GA or Southfield, MI.
Supporting the business globally in day-to-day review, drafting and negotiating of a wide range of contracts, including government contracts.
Supporting R&D and Marketing in the capture, protection, and licensing of IP.
Developing and maintaining our standard contracts.
Supporting face to face and online training in legal and compliance matters.
Supporting ongoing merger activities.
Assist with other responsibilities as needed.
US qualified lawyer with admission to practice in at least one state. Preference will be given to candidates either admitted in MA, GA, or MI or eligible for admission as in house counsel.
At least 8 years’ experience in a similar in-house role or commercial law firm. In house experience is essential.
Experience working with an international or cross-border company in Asia or Europe.
Solid background in sale of goods, software licensing, and professional services. Good working knowledge of IP protection and licensing is critical. Candidates with significant software licensing experience are preferred.
Some experience with Antitrust/Competition, Data Protection, Ethics and Compliance, is important. The ideal candidate will have experience with a comprehensive, values-driven approach to compliance.
Corporate secretarial experience. Public company experience is not essential.
Working knowledge of the FAR, DFARs, and other relevant Government contracting regulations, policies, and procedures relating to Commercial Items and Commercial Services.
Experience with EAR, ITAR, OFAC and other trade-related aspects of international business.
Some M&A experience is desirable.
Strong computer skills: Excel, Word, and Power Point.
Leadership and Personal Competencies
Legal Counsel must:
Have a practical, results-oriented approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives.
Be able to plan, organize and prioritize multiple legal matters, business developments, and performance objectives.
Have excellent communication skills and capacity for teamwork.
Be self-motivated and able to work independently with little supervision or administrative support, but also accept direction from HBK’s General Counsel.
Possess a true business mindset understanding the key drivers behind top and bottom line growth and how legal risk affects them.
Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to turn complex legal issues into actionable solutions.
Be able to define goals and priorities within own area of responsibility ensuring that attention is brought to business-critical projects.
Possess operational focus and the ability to develop intimate familiarity with the details.
Inspire trust and confidence through his/her natural authority and personal power; demonstrated ability to build rapport with employees at all levels of the company.
Encourage a highly collaborative environment and actively engage with all internal and external stakeholders.
Be of unimpeachable integrity and model the Company’s core values of:
An excellent chance to join a highly regarded legal team that is central to a dynamic, fast moving global technology business.
An opportunity to further your career alongside some of the best and most passionate test and measurement technology experts from around the world.
Broad responsibilities within the legal team.
A good balance between work and family life and for constant development of professional and personal skills in an international and enjoyable working environment.
Start Date: Early 2019.
Location: Marlborough, MA, Duluth, GA or Southfield, MI
Status: Full time, year round role. This role will be benefit eligible
Travel Requirement: frequent travel to US locations, occasional international
Work Status: As a government contract HBM is unable to offer sponsorship for any of our role at this time.
Benefit Package: We believe that work is what we do so we can do other things: to that end HBM offers four weeks of PTO to all new hires and 11 paid holidays. We match up to 4% of your 401k deferrals and you are immediately vested in those funds. Our medical and dental plans with the country’s top providers are excellent. Not to mention we offer tuition reimbursement to employees after six months of employment.
Freedom with responsibility is the framework for HBM's employees. This allows for a good balance between work and family life and for constant development of professional and personal skills in an international and enjoyable working environment.
HBM is an Equal Opportunity Employer –We encourage all qualified persons to apply, including women, minorities, protected veterans and disabled individuals. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories established by law.
Spectris is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. Spectris is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol – SXS) and is a member of techMARK, the London Stock Exchange’s index for technology companies, and the FTSE4Good index of socially-responsible companies. Spectris products and technologies help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. We enhance productivity for our customers. Our technology application teams work with customers to identify the challenges faced and develop solutions. We also offer customer-specific applications support and service, such as instrument calibration, from locations around the world. We operate in four business segments. Visit the websites for each of our operating companies for more information: 1) Materials Analysis Providing products that enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity and quality of particles and materials. Malvern Instruments (http://www.malvern.com) PANalytical (http://www.panalytical.com) Particle Measuring Systems (http://www.pmeasuring.com) 2) Test & M...easurement Supplying test, measurement, and analysis equipment and software for product design optimisation, manufacturing control, and environmental monitoring systems. Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration (www.bksv.com) HBM (www.hbm.com) ESG Solutions (www.esgsolutions.com) Millbrook Group (www.millbrook.co.uk) 3) In-line Instrumentation Providing process analytical measurement, asset monitoring and on-line controls for both primary processing and the converting industries. Brüel & Kjær Vibro (www.bkvibro.com) BTG (www.btg.com) NDC Technologies (www.ndc.com) Servomex (www.servomex.com) 4) Industrial Controls Providing products and solutions that measure, monitor, control and inform during the production process. Red Lion Controls (www.redlion.net) Omega Engineering (www.omega.com)