Attorney - Interim Legal Counsel - Plymouth, MN
Main responsibilities & duties
This role will aid in the design, implementation, execution and improvement of our Client’s contracting processes and oversight for issues that arise, for those business divisins who are driving and implementing projects to pursue organization’s digital strategy and objective to become the first digital management company of its kind in the Industry!
Aspects of the role include:
-Primary lead for drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts at a global level and in regional markets, and providing support to and collaborating with business and legal teams working on global distribution systems and third party channels where needed.
-Legal support provided on an as needed basis in other business areas supported by the Strategy & -Corporate Functions Legal Team (Strategy & Commerce (including third party channels, e-commerce and marketing), global HR, other services, Finance)
-Key executor for contract processing to achieve greater efficiencies and develop innovative ideas to execute transactions.
-Provide thought leadership for legal matters relating to business and technology Partners, including review and design new policies and procedures to ensure greater coordination / efficiency in legal support (and technology support) for the business.
-Support efforts to improve workflow, including updates to contracts database.
-Lead initiatives to anchor relationships between in-house legal team and business team to ensure strong relationships organically with clients and a solid customer experience, other than when emergencies / issues arise. Creatively engage with global business teams to proactively deepen responsiveness and engagement with Legal
-Liaison with compliance and data privacy counterparts on commercial negotiations or other inquiries.
-Regularly advise business leaders and other members of the business on legal matters
Train and educate on legal matters for teams
-Liaise with outside counsel as needed, ensuring best value advice for the business subject to budget
-Participate in and/or lead additional projects as required
This role is earmarked for Contractor status with an estimate of time being now through April/May of 2018 and potentially longer.
Requirements: Minimum of 3 years of hands on with commercial contracts / e-commerce experience. Must successfully pass a 7 year criminal background check and 5 panel drug screen .
Interested candidates may send their information in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org with ATTN: JFS in the subject line or feel free to contact us directly if you have specific questions prior to submitting your interest. 952-926-4200