To provide effective legal counsel to assigned business functions or teams within a global BF / BU or Corporate function or lead the function for a country organization, acting as a legal advisor and Business Partner, negotiating contracts, managing litigation and providing counseling on substantive area legal issues.
To lead legal projects and transactionsTypically leads the Legal function for a small-medium country / cluster of countries or manage a legal substantive area in larger countries / region
Act as a legal Business Partner to the Country Head in all activities relating to the contractual negotiations and statutory obligations.
Draft complex transactions and contracts independently and provide complex and contextual legal advice and guidance (incl.
training of key customers in specified legal areas). -Identify risks relating to business activities and potential solutions thereof;
raise business’ awareness of legal issues and ensure early legal involvement. -Conduct robust risk assessments that substantiate recommendations, and advise on and determine appropriate actions to support the management decision processes.
Manage significant disputes and litigation and / or investigations and make decisions independently within a broad framework.
Guide, counsel and support the work of more junior Legal counsels, paralegals and support staff. -Provide expertise in one or more substantive areas (e.
g. Transactions, Litigation, HR and Regulatory).& lead legal projects and transactions (i.e. : Licensing and Divestment).
Lead, direct and develop the legal resources within one division or across all divisions in the country (depending on whether divisional or cross-divisional role).
Provide problem solving, business oriented legal advice; to be assessed with appropriate customer feedback. -Compliance with reporting obligations.
Setting priorities and managing a wide-ranging work load.
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Master Degree in Law
8 - 10 Years Experience preferably in Multinational context
Functional Breadth Industry / Business Exposure
Legal Risk Assessment
Legal Analysis and Opinions
Legal High Complexity Cost-Effective Spend Management Legal Support - Multiple Countries or Business Functions Problem solving Knowledge of practices and standards