Legal Counsel needed at Adexen Global
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Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business services in Europe and Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain. We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa"
Job Title: Legal Counsel
Adexen Recruitment Agency is looking for a Legal Counsel for a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials.
Our Client is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials.
Provides support and coordination for all Compliance, Law and Patents activities in the country organization.
Ensures all relevant company's Compliance, Law and Patents processes and functions and all relevant internal regulations and ensures that these are observed at the local level within the legal framework of the relevant country.
Operate, in all cases in compliance with the globally defined processes and best practices for the Compliance, Law and Patents function, carry out the following activities.
Provide legal advice and counsel to business and platform functions in the country to ensure that the current and proposed activities, policies, business practices and transactions comply with relevant laws and regulations.
Support overall legal and Corporate Compliance of the company' in the country by coordinating the corporate compliance activities needed such as trainings, seminars and focused campaigns and reports to the Compliance Officer.
Serve typically as the Country Compliance Function
Provide assistance in the development, review and provision of appropriate Compliance policies and Procedures, training and/or communications, to help ensure ongoing compliance, consistency and risk avoidance
Provide assistance in connection with the implementation of approved plans of the global ICM project.
Prepare contracts, letters and other documents related to a variety of trade, commercial, promotional, regulatory, financial and other operational matters to protect the company assets and the overall organization’s legal and business interests
Implement and maintain the global contract management process
Manage active and defence litigation including ensuring proper representation by outside counsel while securing case reporting and strategic alignment
Report and interpret, enforce court or government authority, agency decisions, statutes and governmental regulations and advise management on pending developments in these areas
Interact/negotiate with the legal representatives of customers, trade associations government authorities, agencies, including law-enforcement agencies
Draft corporate documents
Manage outside counsels
Provide support and advice in matters related to labour laws, industrial relations, employments contracts and conditions of employment
Lead and direct the process of identifying, measuring and managing insurable or hazard risks which may hinder company property, equipment or resources human & capital
Negotiate a sufficiently controlled, cost effective and appropriate combination of insurance, loss prevention, or other risk financing, management programs that help optimize operations
Supervise, lead and direct key risk coverage programs and manage claims and loss of any kind against insurance companies or third parties in a proper and efficient way
A minimum of 3 years of legal relevant experience in multinational or a law firm environment
University degree in Law
Strength in planning, organization and management with a track record in handling multiple projects and cases.
Strong analytical skills to assess risk involvement, extent of legal liability, financial impact and long term effects of own decisions
Team-oriented leadership skills honed through experience with senior management
Developed communication skills
Understanding of complex business issues and strategies
French is a plus